Instead, let’s share a meal in the great outdoors! Picnics have become our family’s new go-to, and our latest mission is to invite others along. Here is a low-maintenance way of getting people of all ages together for a meal. Host your picnic at a public park with a playground and you’ve got your perfect […]
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In the social media era we live in, where everything gets shared and we constantly know what the Joneses are doing, people feel the pressure to keep up.
School drop-off/bus pick-up was a success…or maybe it wasn’t. Head on down to Kavarna Coffeehouse on Tuesday, September 4th and commiserate with other local parents. Kavarna is offering a FREE small cup of coffee for those who attend our Back-to-School Coffee Date. The morning will probably be chaotic, so why not end it with a delicious […]
After a full summer at home with my kids, I can tell you – we appreciate you, teachers, for all you do for our students! This grateful mother promises to be appreciative all year.
Our culture is obsessed with bucket lists. Ever since that movie starring Morgan Freeman and Jack Nicholson came out in 2007, Americans young and old have been fixated with creating and crossing items off these life-goal “to-do” lists. My daughters are no exception.
But there is one skill that I’m guessing most are not practicing. It’s a skill that even parents who are diligent with keeping their students on track over the summer probably aren’t doing with their kids.
Breastfeeding. Just the word can stir up strong emotions. Fear, joy, sadness, the list goes on… The actual task can be even more daunting but it doesn’t have to be.
Our modern-day friendships consist of text messages, commenting on each other’s social media posts, and somehow feeling closer to each other’s lives from the snippets we see on Facebook. But when was the last time your doorbell actually rang (other than the UPS driver dropping off your latest online purchase)?
There are days when I definitely miss the look of wonder and discovery on a toddler’s face when she touches dandelion fluff, pops soap bubbles or holds a wriggly caterpillar for the first time. But those nostalgic feelings fade as I think about how my girls are able to dress themselves, get in and out […]
The gist is that like many mammals, babies are born with the ability to hold their pee and poop the same way adults do. When we put diapers on babies they loose this ability and learn to poop and pee freely into their diapers. Then they have to relearn how to hold it again later […]