Lindsey

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Lindsey F lives in northern Colorado Springs with her two kids and cattle dog. Her children are still little, so one of her fondest hopes and dreams is to be able to sleep through the night again. When she’s not busy writing lesson plans and grading papers, she likes to spend her time playing with her kids, going on walks, and having movie nights.

Solving the School Supply Dilemma

It’s that time of year again!  Parents and kids alike feel like the summer has gone too fast. Let me tell you though, no one feels more like the summer lasted for no time...

Children’s Movies: More Harmful than We Think?

Good guys and bad guys and clown fish, oh my! The lessons our kids are learning from movies aren’t what we think they are. What are our kids learning from all of the movies they watch,...

Dear Rosie Smith: A Thank You Letter to Children’s Hospital Employees and Volunteers

My child is light years away from the most serious and life-threatening cases that Children’s Hospital employees and volunteers see on a daily basis, but as a mom I have gotten a taste of...

Three Statements A Teacher Never Wants to Hear From A Parent

Sometimes parents and teachers don’t see eye-to-eye. Parents may think their kids are angels; teachers may think parents don’t want to hear their perspective about their student. Either way, there are certain things that...

Baby Monitor Round-up: Take 2

Baby Monitor Round-up #2: The Angelcare AC601 Last time, I briefly went over the Owlet Smart Sock baby monitor. That monitor is a pulse and oxygenation monitor, and it’s particularly helpful to have if your...

Why I’m Never Taking Family Photos Again…

It’s that time of year again, and mothers everywhere are scouring Pinterest for the latest trendy family photo ideas. Now, let me just clarify that I have nothing for you if that’s what you’re...

Baby Monitor Review: When being a helicopter parent just isn’t enough…

There are helicopter parents, and then there are helicopter parents. As a teacher and a mom, I like to refer to the hyperactive helicopter parents as “landing pad parents.” These are the ones that...

Pinner’s Paradise: Designing a Command Station

Pinterest can be both an asset and a problematic addiction. It’s an asset because it provides excellent tutorials on everything from how to put together a capsule wardrobe on a budget to life hacks...

A Collective Series on Miscarriage : As Told by Lindsey

Getting pregnant, being pregnant, and raising children bring out some of the highest highs and deepest lows. It is a vulnerable place to be, to watch your body struggle to get pregnant, to stay...

The Circumcision Decision: To Circumcise or Not To Circumcise?

From the moment I found out I was pregnant, I was certain that I was having another girl. It was my second pregnancy, and my first girl was still in diapers. My kiddos would...