Military kids have it hard.  They just do. A parent (or two) constantly coming and going, with no certainly of whether they'll be there or not, is a stressful way to live. I watched my kids chase my then-husband's car down...
You've probably heard of positive reinforcement. It's the idea of rewarding or praising the behaviors you want your kids to have, which in turn decreases the number of unwanted behaviors. But did you know this? Every kid is different. (Shocker, right?)...
Confession. Family mealtimes at my house can feel chaotic. While I’m well aware of the importance of the family meal, it often feels flat out burdensome! My wiggly toddlers try to leave their seats at least 100 times. When...
If you grew up in the 90s, you probably remember the iconic ‘Got Milk?’ ads. Our favorite celebrities ranging from Harrison Ford to Kermit the Frog proudly showing off their version of a milk mustache. And without a doubt...
We love books. My parents were readers, I am a reader, and I am raising readers. We just love books around here. One of the benefits of being raised by an elementary teacher is that I was around good...
If you have a tween or teen, chances are they are playing Among Us on their device. I know that in the past couple of months, my 13-year-old son has really gotten into it. How to Play Among Us is a...
Children are using the Internet in record numbers – to play games, do schoolwork, watch videos, meet up with their classes and teachers online. In other words, many kids are online for e-v-e-r-y-t-h-i-n-g. The question is: Are they safe? A...
I am raising serious bookworms in my house. For which I am eternally grateful. They would read all day, every day, if left to their own devices. We have a rolling cart for library trips, which are still frequent....
She should be sleeping in her own bed... I know it. But I don't really care. I have been out of pocket for almost a week for one reason or another.I'm tired; I'm emotionally spent. My heart has ached...
Middle school is rough, even when you’re 40. It might even be harder.  I recently had an experience that reminded me all over again of middle school, and how socially rough it can be to be a girl. I have been...

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