Category: Parenting & Family

Make LuRoos Part of Your Village

By Guest Blogger Elizabeth Pennell, founder of LuRoos How many times have you had to invoke “divide and conquer” parenting? Josh needs to be picked up from his...

In Defense of Summer

By Guest Blogger Laura Simon In one of my earliest memories, I am running across my childhood backyard, one hand grasping the sparkly baton I had saved all of my...

A Teacher’s Advice: How to Keep Your Children Learning All Summer

By Guest Blogger Kelly Nichols Our world is fast-paced and ever-changing. While that is often positive and productive, moving forward rapidly can leave holes in us as...

Just Like That

By Guest Blogger Laura Simon Every elderly person in the grocery store says some version of the same thing when they see me with my tribe of tiny children. “Oh, enjoy...

Blueberry Picking in the Triad

By Katie Moosbrugger It is officially blueberry season! As always, we recommend you call or check the farm’s web site to confirm the status of their fruit before...

Surviving Deployments with 4 Kids

By Guest Blogger Meka Harrell, author of the blog Hanging with the Harrells As I celebrate this 4th of July holiday, I can’t help but think about my...

Fun Fourth Food

By Guest Bloggers Kristi Marion Johnson and Emily Eileen Carter July is a hot month full of pool parties, baseball games and the most patriotic of American holidays,...

Just a Little Heads Up, Please

By Heather Miller In my last blog I gave a big shout out to parents of one child. This time I would like to give those parents an explanation as to why it is sometimes...

The Fun of Raising Three-nagers

By Guest Blogger Ginny Olson You think the terrible twos are terrible? The terrible twos aren’t actually a thing. I know a few of you in the midst of it now want...

Tips for Cloth Diapering

By Guest Blogger Sandy Harper The once only way to diaper your baby has now made a popular come back with many new parents. The difference from then and now is the many...