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Using other people to raise your kids

For a long time I have been a believer in the fact that I can’t raise my kids on my own. I just can’t, and it’s not helpful to them. 237 more words

Beth Berry

As we dream of the simple life, let us not blame our children for technology

As someone who grew up in an environment where my family had unhealthy relationships with screens, and now as the spouse of a man who provides for our family via screens and who likes to play videogames in his free-time, I needed to read this. 36 more words


Gross sea animals--a bedtime read we loved!

Every so often I get to read to both of my kids together at night, and every so often I pick a great book for us to enjoy. 248 more words


Place Generic Title Here

I’ve often remarked on these pages that a good title will write a good blog. The both of you, my loyal readers, know this to be true. 778 more words


Daycare vs Mama Bear

Our daughter was placed in an in-home daycare when she was 12 weeks until about two weeks ago. Let’s say the woman in charge’s name is Maleficent. 1,572 more words

College-Ready, or Not?

Will you walk into my parlour?” said the Spider to the Fly,
‘Tis the prettiest little parlour that ever you did spy;
The way into my parlour is up a winding stair,
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Five Reasons my Kids Listen to Books

“Mom, a stegosaurus weighs 4 hundred, 4 thousand 8 million pounds,” says my son.

Me: “Okayyyy…now go back to bed.”

My daughter (sorta mumbling): “I knew about the crocodile, but that’s it.” 568 more words