Parenting

Fostering Kindness in Children: 3 Ideas to Help Kids Be More Kind!

Kids

Teaching our children to be kind is an important task as a parent. Kindness comes in many forms, but I believe that in general, we wish for our kids to be thoughtful, generous, and do good towards others. It takes guidance, behavior modeling, and patience on our part, since kindness is an abstract concept. But, […]

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Gone are the Days of Crayons

Motherhood

As surreal as it seems to me, the reality is that we are about to have a middle schooler next school year. Yes – my sweet baby girl will soon be a 6th grader! While it may seem ridiculous for me to be thinking about this when the current school year began just a couple […]

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Gifting a Smartphone to Your Tween This Holiday Season: Is it Right for Your Family?

guest-posts

– Enjoy this guest post on deciding if gifting a smartphone to your tween this holiday season is right for your family! – As we trade in our pumpkins and autumn leaves for candy canes and snow drifts, our children automatically begin dreaming of Christmas. So while we are decking the halls with boughs of […]

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4 Ways We Make Brushing Teeth Fun as a Family!

Parenting

As our kids grow and we continue our parenting journey, I’ll admit that we are growing more aware of ingredients, something that wasn’t always on our radar. While we’re still not super strict about it, we are more mindful and are reading more labels – with food and hygienic supplies. This has become a little […]

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The Reality of Raising Multicultural Children

Baby Boy

“Be careful, there’s a cop parked over there,” I said to my husband. “Yeah… I see him.” We weren’t doing anything wrong. We were simply driving home – driving along a back road, at nighttime. As my husband cautiously ensured he drove not even one mile over the speed limit, I kept my eye on […]

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