Category: Parenting & Family

The First Pancake

By Kelly Hines I lovingly refer to my oldest child as our ‘first pancake’. Every experience with her is new. I have no frame of reference and rely on instinct,...

Parenting Resolution 2018: Life Skills

By Guest Blogger Nancy Tuohy, Director of Advancement at Summit School, and mother of two The book, How to Raise an Adult by Julie Lythcott-Haims, is one of the most...

Beauty Hidden Amidst the Pain

By Guest Blogger Kelly Nichols “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin,...

8 Easy Steps to a Peaceful Bedtime

By Guest Blogger Michelle Salcedo, M.Ed, Chief Academic Officer, The Sunshine House As the sun goes down, a war of wills breaks out in children’s bedrooms across the...

Why and How to Talk About Race with Your Children

By Guest Blogger Frank Brown, Director of Diversity, Inclusion & Outreach at Forsyth Country Day School Does talking about race make you uncomfortable? You’re not...

To Swaddle or Not to Swaddle

By Guest Blogger Shannon Ford My girlfriend is pregnant with her first child and just asked me about my opinion of swaddling.  She is due in a few months and was told...

Arrival of the Mean Girls

By Guest Blogger Kristen Daukas You never know exactly when it happens. It just does.  From the day she started school, your daughter has always had a big circle of...

How to Get a Job (at 30 Weeks Pregnant)

By Guest Blogger Emily Gregg I don’t think many people enjoy the process of job searching. It can be shameless and exhausting – factors exaggerated by the weight of...

Choosing the Best Breed for Your Family

By Guest Blogger Debbie Barr, a writer with Forsyth Family magazine If you’re on the fence about whether to get a puppy (or older dog), experts say there are many good...

Long Days of Winter

By Heather Miller With the holidays now behind us we are now faced with the challenge of winter. That wonderful time of year where it is dark before 6pm and cold all day...