The Fort Worth Moms Blog has put together a great list of summer camps for all ages, stages, and interest levels. From sports to art to computer to nature, Fort Worth Moms Blog is sure to have something listed that will appeal to your child. We hope this is a helpful resource as you make […]
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For more than 10 years I’ve been working professionally to help people who are struggling with drug and alcohol addiction. Now, as a parent, I find myself considering how I’ll talk to my son about these substances in an effective way. It’s scary and intimidating, even for me! But take heart, we can have conversations […]
I’m raising adults. Six of them, to be specific. You might object that only one of my offspring has so far reached legal adult status, but the plan is that they all will. And since kids don’t magically learn how to be an adult on their 18th birthday, the preparation for adulthood starts way before […]
Children can appear to progress through their elementary education, outwardly demonstrating the conceptual, arithmetic framework necessary to tackle the algebra series, and then onto higher geometry and trigonometry, when, in fact, their incredibly talented and adaptable minds have simply stored enough information to perform adequately on standardized tests and homework during the school year. This […]
Have you ever asked yourself: What am I telling my children about homework? What should I be saying to my children to help them understand the purpose of their homework? I have given it some thought. I hope my musings give you a little extra help with explaining why homework is important.
This post is part of “Bully No More,” an editorial series hosted by the Fort Worth Moms Blog. In the 6th grade, I used to walk home from school with my next door neighbor, Amelia. One of the older boys in our neighborhood decided to make us his special project but yelling and throwing crabapples […]
This post is part of “Bully No More,” an editorial series hosted by the Fort Worth Moms Blog. When I think of pioneers, I think of The Little House on the Prairie. My mind is filled with images of covered wagons entering uncharted territory and people braving unknown risks. To every parent out there, let […]