From the first time we dropped him off at nursery school, our son has always enjoyed going to school. Admittedly, in the earliest days, my husband and I employed a bit of “drop and run” strategy - we didn’t want to linger at the door and make it harder for him to detach. That was probably more for my sake than his, but it worked for us. While other parents struggled with … [Read more...] about Our First Three Weeks of Virtual Kindergarten = Success!
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I’ve never had trouble making friends. In high school, I was that kid who bopped from group to group, never settling with any one posse, happily getting along with people from all different social circles. And then I got older. And then I became a mom. Our friends and colleagues were split… They were either single and childless, or had kids that were older. Having a … [Read more...] about Making Mom Friends During Covid-19
In this time of social distancing and self-isolation, it’s more important than ever to stay in touch with family and friends and celebrate the happy things in life. Here are some suggestions for virtually celebrating Mother’s Day, birthdays, and graduation! Mother’s Day Crafts While you might not be able to make it out to your nearest “paint and sip” place right now, you can … [Read more...] about Six Ways To Celebrate Major Events And Socially Distance
What you may not know, or want to know about body after baby “I am a post-pregnancy, gas passing, panty tinkling, flabby blob.” Okay, if we all thought that might happen after giving birth, there would be lot less pregnancies. While it might seem like a whole lot more doom and gloom than most women experience (thank goodness), after birth can cause a few uninvited and … [Read more...] about Post-Pregnancy – How To Feel Better Inside and Out
Last weekend my kids had a sleepover at my sister Melissa’s house. Apparently when they were going to sleep, Nora asked if she could sleep in Melissa’s bed with her. Then she shared this gem with everyone: “My mom let me sleep in her bed one time when I threw up on my pillow twice.” Then Alex added: “And I slept with my mom once after I ate a peanut and almost … [Read more...] about Accidental Co-Sleeping: How to Get the Kids Out of Your Bed?