Best Parenting Resolutions for the New Year

When the new year arrives, we find ourselves making lists of resolutions for ourselves. We all know how difficult parenting can be. While we are always trying to be our best parenting selves, sometimes life gets a little crazy and we don’t quite make it. This year, I thought I would do some work in

If you are selling kindness on a t-shirt, you can feel free to count me out. Don’t get me wrong. It isn’t the fact that I don’t want my daughter to be kind, but I don’t think that wearing a t-shirt is going to promote any more kindness in the world. It’s been so trendy

I am going to give it to you straight; we are all judging. When I say judging, I don’t mean the gossipy, “you are a horrible person” kind of judgment. I’m talking about the compare and assess kind. It’s impossible to live life in a vacuum so I’m going to be the first to say

Is everyone insane? I have to ask because the stuff I have been seeing out there is nothing short of Olympic grade insanity. Parenting has become kind of a competitive sport. Am I the only one not jostling for the “room mom” position, or racing to get my fall family photos captured and posted on

Extracurricular Activities

Everyone needs extracurricular activities, especially children. After a long day at school, kids need a way to blow of steam, but exactly how many activities are appropriate? The answer isn’t that simple. More and more students seem to be experiencing something that looks a lot like burnout. Parents are pushing kids to keep up with