As parents, we have a lot of responsibility to teach our kids the basics and help them get off on the right foot at school — not to mention helping them avoid the summer backslide that’s so common between June and September.
One of the best ways we can do that is encouraging them to read.
Family life is all about love, laughs, and OMG hurry up we’re late for soccer and somebody needs to pick up the 5,472 toys in the hallway and who left dirty underwear on the couch and WAIT is that dinner I smell burning???
We wake up together, stumble through our morning routines together, shar
Back in my working days, I was a fundraiser for non-profit organizations. I believe strongly in giving back, and I believe even more strongly in teaching my kids to give back as well.
But sometimes that can be tricky.
I model “giving” behavior with my kids, but it’s hard to known if it’s real
When I was a little girl, my mom and I had a special signal at parties. Any time I felt like I needed her, all I had to do was make eye contact with her and touch my nose. That was the sign that I really needed to talk to her.
And every single time I used the sign, she would excuse herself fr
When hello products asked me to share our #BrushtimeConfessions – all of the crazy things we’ve said to our kids to get them to brush their teeth – I was honestly a little stumped.
Don’t get me wrong. We have certainly had our fair share of parenting issues with these three crazy kids.
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Summer at our house means a lot of things.
With three kids, we have participated in our fair share of little league sports. All three kids play soccer and tennis. Miles and Alice play basketball. Miles plays baseball. And Alice runs track.
We’ve also done our fair share of coaching. I coached Simon’s soccer team last year (the kids didn’t
My kids have more toys than I care to admit. And while they play with most of them, our toy organization leaves a lot to be desired. Luckily, the internet is full of creative mamas with great ideas to help me organize toys!
10 Creative Ways to Organize Toys
1. This totally blew my mind. Ge
Let me start with a disclaimer that, of course, all Mother’s Days are special. Year after year the macaroni necklaces, cards leaking glitter, and burnt toast smothered in four quarts of grape jelly (served to you in bed by sticky fingered children) all show how special you are to your little crew.