Here’s How to Talk to Your Young Child About School Shootings
Let me start off this post by saying, I hate that I have to even write this. A parent’s nightmare, hands-down, is the though of something bad happening to your children.
The Calm After the Storm
The simmering anxiety I felt in the days leading up to Irma, as we prepared as best we could, was an unfamiliar thing to me. I’m not typically an nervous person, nor do I dwell too much on worst case scenarios. So the whole drawn-out, exhausting process of hurricane prep kinda got to me.
Parenting Kids Differently
It dawned on me as I was putting my daughter to bed the other night. We were going through her bedtime routine of book, snuggle and sleep, but when we started (or tried to start) the actual “sleep” part of that routine? No bueno.
About That House…
What I Always Do in Pittsburgh
As you probably saw if you follow me on Instagram, our family just came back from our annual Pittsburgh Pilgrimage.
Weird-Named Kids of the World, Unite
I was 7 or 8 years old, walking circles through the handbag section of TJ Maxx, desperately searching for my mom, when to my relief, I finally heard her calling for me just a few racks away.
I Run a Three-Ring Circus (and Kinda Love Everything About It)
Ladies, gentlemen, and all those with a penchant for utter chaos–witness the wonder that gathers under this tent! Come now, and feast your gaze upon the sheer Crazy.
The Power of Words
Let’s talk about gossip. It’s the ultimate double edged sword: How delicious it feels to wield it, but how it stings when that blade is turned on us. If we’re being honest, we’ve all been on both sides of that sword.
The Chicest Way to Welcome Baby
Hilton Bonnet Creek Orlando for Kids (Or, We Were Crazy and Brought a 1-Month-Old to a Hotel)
This weekend we did what any sane parents who need a little relaxation but who also know that packing up three kids and two adults for longer than a couple days is straight bonkers would do–a staycation.