When expecting my daughter, I wondered if she’d inherit my green eyes and creativity. I didn’t think much, however, about the traits I hoped she and I would not share. As luck and genetics would have it, we’re both big worry warts. My heart sinks every time she wrings her hands and bites the inside […]
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We’re both feeling our way through this and navigating the changes. Sometimes I have to remind myself that while it can be a struggle for me, it’s also tough for her. Growing pains don’t stop once you’re full grown.
Growing up, my siblings and I lived for nights with a babysitter. It meant someone young and fun to play with, staying up slightly later than our bedtimes, and if we were really lucky, a Kid Cuisine for dinner.
I know many parents who have decided not to allow any social media at all for their kids until high school, or even until they’ve graduated. I also know parents who put few restrictions on their children’s social media lives. So, while I’m not here to tell you what’s right for your family, I’ll give you […]
While my boys do a great job of meeting their “must say Mommy a few thousand times a day,” quota, I am not actually as high in demand as Daddy. I am not their favorite parent.
I am simply one mom, saying she’s tired of the me-culture. No more whining or pouting. You get what you get and you don’t throw a fit. Am I right, people?
Here are some ways you can encourage and teach your kids to be responsible spenders and savers.