Category: Parenting

How the Movie ARRIVAL got Parenting Right By Alexis Marie Chute

The movie ARRIVAL was nominated for eight Academy Awards at the 2017 Oscar’s celebration. It brought home the win for Best Sound Editing, which makes sense considering it’s a film about language and communication – not to mention Aliens. However, it wasn’t the movie’s impressive cinematography or audio that captured my attention. As a parent – and a bereaved mom – I was captivated for a different reason.

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Why Do Women Let Men Take What We Don’t Want to Give? #teenDVmonth @amydominy

As parents and grandparents, we need to teach young girls that “No” is a complete sentence. Too often we stress being “kind” and “nice, ” but that can backfire. As recently as October 2016, a tape of then-candidate Donald J. Trump was released in which he spoke about grabbing women and boasted that when you’re a star, “they let you do it.” So much coverage was spent on Mr. Trump’s other crude remarks, that those last words went largely ignored.

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5 Ways To Celebrate Halloween On A Budget

Halloween is approaching quickly and you might be wondering how you’ll be able to afford a Halloween celebration or costume this year if things are tight! Have no fear, you can still host a rockin’ Halloween on a budget and it’ll be as fun as ever! Here are a few of our favorite tips for celebrating Halloween on a budget this year!

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