Category: Raising Children

Sometimes I Think I’m Losing My Mind

By Guest Blogger Laura Simon Today I found a pair of underwear in my powder room sink. Size six boxer briefs, with the Star Wars logo on the side. They were not wet or...

Things to Do with Your Preschooler This Summer

By Rachel Hoeing Hopefully everyone bookmarked our blog on Monday titled “Summer 2017 Family Bucket List.” This is a fabulous list of over 150 adventures you...

Summer 2017 Family Bucket List

By Rachel Hoeing We had such a great response to last year’s Summer Bucket list, that we decided to do it once again with even more exciting venues! I have...

On Being a Mom

By Guest Blogger Jai Wallace Tracy Sometimes I think Facebook is the worst thing to have happened to a mom. Well, Facebook and smart phones. Think about it. Because of...

10 Tips for Play Date Success

By Guest Blogger Michelle Barson After welcoming your child into the world, you may find yourself feeling isolated and alone. You’ve spent a few months taking care of...

Kids and Porn – What Parents Need to Know

By Guest Blogger Kristen Daukas, Thought Leader on Social Media, Technology and Parenting Teens I’m not sure exactly when porn first became a thing in the world, but...

Why I’m Saying No to “13 Reasons Why”

By Guest Blogger Laura Simon If you have a teen – or even a preteen – you’ve likely heard of a new Netflix series called 13 Reasons Why. The series, like the book...

It’s Not a Vacation…It’s An Adventure

By Guest Blogger Laura Simon Four weeks before I delivered my first child, my husband and I booked a vacation at a hotel in south Florida…a vacation we figured we’d...

Waking up FOR Your Kids, Not WITH Them

By Guest Blogger Laura Simon Ever have one of those moments where you step back, look around you, and acknowledge that things are just not working? That was me, last...

3 Ways Improv Can Help Improve Students

By Guest Blogger Jen Oleniczak Brown, local improv extraordinaire I’ve been teaching improvisational comedy to people ages 3.5 to 75 for almost half my life (and...