Category: Parenting

How to Get Your “E-Kids” off Their Electronic Playgrounds and into Summer Reading!

Summer reading?  For adults, a lovely luxury on the beach where you can’t wait to dive into your long-awaited page-turner.  For kids?  Given the choice between reading and teeth pulling, they’ll always choose teeth.  So how do we get our kids to read during the summer?  How do we gently yank them off their electronic playgrounds to spend a few moments a day actually enjoying a book?

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Laundry Room Quotes and How Life’s Transitions are Revealed In Laundry

I was shopping on Zulily today, something I seem to do almost every day, and I came across several wall stencils for a laundry room and I realized they are about the truest quotes I’ve ever read. They’re versions of something I’ve said to myself many times over the years and close to the advice I try to give parents when they lament about the piles of laundry that come with each new child. Mine was always, “When the laundry is gone; it means they’re gone.”

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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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