Category: Raising Children

Type 1 Diabetes: Our New Normal

By Guest Blogger Jen Seeba This a marathon, not a sprint. But it’s been over a year, we are still running, and there is no finish line. “I wet the bed,” my...

Entertaining Toddlers and Preschoolers in the Winter

By Guest Blogger Julie Fritz When it is 19 degrees outside, we all tend to get a little stir crazy. Add an energetic 3-year-old to the mix and, like me, you might feel...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

3 Ways To Handle Your Teen’s Lies

By Guest Blogger Blanca Cobb, Body Language and Lie Detection Expert All teens will lie to their parents at some point. More than likely they tell more than one lie. In...