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In this house we hold these flags up high, with pride

Some big concepts are challenging to teach kids. I’ve stumbled as I’ve tried to explain death, serious illness, and pain. I’ve wondered if I am covering kindness effectively or if I am using the right words to explain empathy. Am Read more…


The Summer Birthday Party Game for Kids that Keeps it Simple, Silly, and Under 17 Dollars

Are you a parent throwing a summer birthday party for your kid in the next couple months? Is it stressing you out a little bit because you are already managing three trillion other summer things and spending all of your Read more…


She just turned 3 but she’s always my baby to me

With many thanks to Billy Joel’s She Always a Woman, and with the happiest of birthdays to my sweet girl. She’s Always My Baby to Me She’s got a killer smile, and heart-melting eyesShe can break down your resolve with Read more…


21 Hilariously Relatable Memes for Toddler Parents

Toddler in basket. Retalable toddler memes.

If there is one stage of parenthood I feel I can speak to with a level of confidence (or at least intimate awareness), it is the toddler years. Recently our family has gone through the stages of 2 under 2 Read more…


Can You Expect to Sleep Again? Pediatric Sleep Consultant Arielle Says Yes!

Ah sleep. Glorious, elusive sleep. Everyone wants it. It seems no one is getting enough of it. And new parents especially? They would walk 500 miles and they would walk 500 more just to be the parents who walked 1,000 Read more…


Surviving Your Kid’s Target Meltdown

Target store aisle

Surviving Your Kid’s Target Meltdown Who among us hasn’t had her child lose his or her ever-loving-mind in a Target? It’s more universal than liking leggings or tolerating kale in smoothies. We’ve all been there. The one and only reason Read more…


Fun Career Exploration Books For Kids

Young boy reading books in the library - career exploration books for kids

CAREER EXPLORATION BOOKS FOR KIDS Do you remember Career Days from when you were a kid in school? Or at least a very special episode of Boy Meets World in which they had a Career Day? Your mom or dad Read more…