If pressed to name only one thing for which modern moms are not given enough credit, I’d say it’s their circus skills. At a minimum, mothers regularly find themselves juggling the emotional and physical well-being of one or more children; ringleading a household and all activities occurring within and without; playing the clown for an audience with a tiny attention span, the … [Read more...] about How to Achieve Balance
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Most school districts across the country have decided to continue distance learning through the rest of the 2019-2020 school year. Summer programs are opting to minimize enrollment or are canceled altogether. Where does that leave you and your kiddos this summer? In many cases, the answer is, at home (again). Parents have spent the last few months during the COVID lock down … [Read more...] about Limiting Summer Slide by Strengthening Reading Habits at Home
We love any excuse to incorporate marshmallows into our dessert. Add chocolate and peanut butter, pretend to make it healthy with some shredded wheat, embellish it so it’s super cute and colorful and voila: everything is edible AND it's a totally fun family craft project. Here's the recipe!You Will Need (for 8-10 nests):¼ cup butter, 4 cups mini marshmallows, 1 ½ cups … [Read more...] about Yummiest Spring Recipe Ever!
Having a baby often comes with tons of complicated feelings you might not have been prepared for. Having a baby during a global pandemic—well, that’s a category all on its own. You may have given birth alone without your partner. Maybe the doula you spent so much time working with couldn’t come to support you during labor. The village you lined up to help you take care of your … [Read more...] about Managing Your Mental Health As a New Mom During COVID-19
So, you just got a new piercing to change up your style a bit. The only problem is that it’s causing an itch that just won’t go away. Itching is fairly common when you just got pierced, whether you went with a piercing in your nose, ear, belly button or anywhere else on your body. While it may be part of the healing process, itching can get annoying, and you definitely don’t … [Read more...] about How to Stop a New Piercing From Itching