Parents primary technology concern used to be with the amount of time children spent in front of the TV, but now smartphones and portable devices make the amount of time your child spends in front of technology virtually limitless. Even though these devices can be very stimulating and engaging for your child, they may cause serious problems within your household. For example, … [Read more...] about How to Set Healthy Screen Time Limits for Your Kids
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If your kids are like mine, they don't take well to their parents giving them advice on much of anything -- academics, athletics, you name it. In many ways, I am thankful for this. My kids are independent and have learned to do their homework on their own. But writing is a different story. But I had to step in recently to help my middle-schooler with a term paper that needed a … [Read more...] about 10 Ways To Help Your Child Become A Better Writer
The American Anthropological Association calculates that more than 200 mothers a year kill their children. If you’re like most moms, that figure puts a chill down your spine and leaves you hopelessly wondering “why?” It seems almost unfathomable that any parent could put their innocent child to death, but it often occurs in the wake of deep mental illness. Even so, many of … [Read more...] about Why Do Moms Kill?
Something crazy happened at the Denver airport over the weekend: two young girls were barred from boarding a United Airlines plane. Not because they were potential terrorists. But because they were wearing leggings. With major television networks and newspapers weighing in, this incident became news across our nation. As, in some ways, it should be. Or not. The … [Read more...] about Something Crazy Happened at the Denver Airport Over The Weekend
As a new mom, I’ve learned to ignore a lot of stupid comments and questions about breastfeeding. But, sometimes enough is enough. It’s not that I am offended – it’s just annoying to hear the same questions and comments all the time. So, I came up with a pretty good list of some ridiculous, obnoxious, stupid things, and here they are: (Not responsible if you bang your head … [Read more...] about 8 Things You Should Never Say To A Breastfeeding Mom