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4 Reasons Why I Tell my Kids the Truth

This week started a little too quickly for me and I haven’t even taken the time to actually just breathe and enjoy a quiet moment alone. 1,087 more words

A Moms Opinion

Better You Than YouTube - Having the Hard Conversations with Your Kids

Every parent probably has one (or more) topics that they dread having to talk to their kids about. Are you wondering how (or if) to begin talking to your child about any of these topics: 2,474 more words

Parenting Skills

Tough Talks: Tips for Explaining to Your Kids the Violence in Charlottesville

As much as we might want to prevent it, our kids will eventually discover the ugly truth about events like Charlottesville. If we could eternally shield them from the ignorance, hatred, racism, and violence associated with groups such as neo-Nazis, the KKK, and the alt-right, we would. 366 more words

Music. Motherhood. Life

The Love of a Child

I miss my kids terribly.

Thanks to the wonders of modern technology I still get to talk to them essentially every day, and I usually get to see them through video chat. 291 more words


"Where are you supposed to be right now?"

“Where are you supposed to be right now?”

This phrase has been uttered by all staff members regardless of position: tutors, teachers, deans, principals. You have said it. 604 more words


Grief, Addiction, and My Family

This is a difficult post to write but one I felt I needed to write. I have gone back and forth in my own mind as to whether or not I should share this part of our life. 1,213 more words