Children are not strangers to anxiety and depression. The difficulty with our kids is that they are oftentimes not equipped to fully express what they’re feeling. As a result, these emotions can manifest themselves in many different ways. My...
“Poop!” “Hahahahaha!” “Poop! Poop!” “Hehehehehe! Hahahahaha!” Little Potty Mouths The above was an honest-to-goodness, real and frequent conversation between our two sons a few years back. And it made me cringe. I wanted to laugh. I wanted to brush it off. But the everyday talk...
I don't know about you, but having kids can often make you want to learn and research all the things. You want your littles to hit all the milestones, you want to feed them all the best things, you...
“Shouldn’t we sign them up for a sport or something?” Picture my husband and me: parenting a preschooler and a toddler, still fighting sleepless nights, living in a new state and completely clueless of the culture of our new home....
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...

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