parenting

20 Things teachers don’t need to know about your kids

August 22, 2017

As moms are busy getting their kids ready for the school year, some might even make a list of all the things every teacher should […]

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How to choose a youth sports league

August 17, 2017

I speak to many parents about their experiences with youth sports leagues in order to understand their expectations and concerns about youth sports. Some parents […]

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9 Tips for an awesome school year

August 11, 2017

As much as I hate to think of summer ending, it’s time to think about the beginning of a new school year. To begin is […]

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5 Ways to make this summer full of unforgettable family fun

May 26, 2017

The other day I was catching up with a girlfriend on the phone. She told me about her summer so far with her daughter Megan. […]

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Youth sports: Personal development is the award

February 27, 2017

The same debate takes place every season. Winning vs. Losing. I’ve experienced it from different angles and had this discussion countless times with parents and coaches. […]

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No longer believing in Santa or the tooth fairy

December 16, 2016

“Mom, you’re the tooth fairy, aren’t you?” accused my nine year old daughter out of the blue one morning as she held up a tooth […]

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20 Things moms don’t need to feel guilty about

October 5, 2016

Ugh. Mommy guilt. Will it ever go away? Here’s the scoop about guilt. Guilt reinforces this idea that who we are as Moms is not […]

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Youth sports: How to be a supportive sports parent

September 28, 2016

A successful experience in youth sports requires the proper support from the player, coach, and parents, similar to a three-legged stool. If any one leg […]

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