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Tuesday, September 28, 2021

A Mothers Last Note in Her High School Son’s Lunchbox Goes Viral

On her son's last day of school, this mother took the opportunity to express to her son what it has meant to her to make him lunch every day since he's been in school. The...

5 New Year’s Resolutions for Parents

New Year's resolutions are hard to make and even harder to keep.  The thought of working out every day or giving up something you enjoy is daunting and it's easy to get burnt out on...

Halloween Costumes for Kids with Autism & Sensory Processing Disorders

When I think of things that make my skin crawl I think of bugs, snakes and other creepy stuff.What makes my son's skin crawl? A stray tag, a bulky costume, wearing something on his head, paint...

LEGO Commercial Inspires Girls to #KeepBuilding

In 2014, 7 year old Charlotte wrote a letter to LEGO complaining about how there were no strong female characters in their sets.LEGO has long been a battleground for controversy around gender roles, but...

Come Home Alive Safe Driving Program

 Parents and teen drivers are invited to the Come Home Alive safe driving program. With the goal of reducing car crashes and saving lives, the program brings together parents, students, school officials, law enforcement...

Every New Mama Deserves a Postpartum Doula. Who Are They? What Do They Do?

The steps you take in pregnancy are your first steps in mothering, and those nine months are a huge investment of time and energy and emotional growth as you prepare to meet your baby. Many...
Two Young Girls Playing On Swing In Playground

Play On! Benefits Of Playgrounds For Young Children

We’ve seen it time and time again. Parents enroll their children in sports at very young ages in hopes that with years of practice, even at 4 and 5-years-old, they will be good enough...

6 Ways I Made Our School Mornings Smoother

Our mornings used to be a complete disaster... Thankfully, we live down the street from our elementary school so I could easily drive them over if my son missed the bus.  But last year...

The Online Frontier: What Your Kids Need to Know

Over the past few years, the Internet has become tightly intertwined with our social and professional lives. It is now mandatory for our kids to have Internet access so they may competently complete their...

Nutritionist Approved After School Snacks

After kicking off their sneakers in doorway and dropping their backpacks on a chair in the living room, the first thing my boys go for is the fridge or pantry for a snack. And...

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