5 Ways to do Back to School for Less Summer is coming to an end. Sad but true. It’s time for most parents to start thinking about how they’re going to do back to school for less. Here in the state of Georgia, we have one of the earliest back to school seasons in the country: August 1st. Our…
Don’t we all want to keep kids outside as much as possible? I mean, why not? Sunlight, dirt, exercise, self-reliance… it’s all so good for them. Well, if you family is anything like ours, it can be a daily struggle to keep the kidlet off the screens in the summer or over the weekends.
Cell phone rules for kids are essential to their safety & wellbeing. If you’ve spent any length of time around a kid between the ages of about 8 – 17, you know as well as I do that they are practically attached to their phone (or iPod) 24 hours a day.
Well, I’ve found a way to achieve that, and I wanted to share it with you! First, the backstory. I woke up last week with an angry red lump on the underside of my upper arm. It got progressively larger over the next few days, and it hurt.
As parents, we want to believe that we are all-powerful when it comes to shaping our children. Although that is true in many aspects, a parent cannot build their child’s self-esteem in a real way.
Pre-teens, or “tweens” as my twelve year old prefers, seem to only exist to test us. Test our patience, test our commitment, test our sanity. Use these 3 easy tips to learn how to respond when your tween tests boundaries.
Teen OTC medicine abuse is something all parents hope to never have to contend with but it’s better to have the information & not have to use it than to be caught unaware. An expert helps us navigate the sneaky warning signs.
As the holidays approach, parents are thinking about their kid’s upcoming week long breaks from school and many are panicking. What do you do with a kid when they’re off for an entire week or more? There are the usual things like playing with friends, movies, etc… but wouldn’t it be nice to actually connect with your kid?