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10 (Almost) Free Summer Activities for Kids

Moms have to be creative in the summer. During days when our little people are underfoot 24/7, busy moms need a plan to keep those little people busy, too, and…

Let Your Kids Get Bored This Summer–It’s Good for Their Brains!

Ah, it’s summertime and the living is…easy? Not for the average mom who feels obligated to drive her kids to endless camps and classes as well as coming up with…

Summer… When Kids are Carefree and Working Mothers … Aren’t

OK.  Summer is almost here. I should be excited. I am excited.  I look forward to seeing my kids carefree, playing in the sprinklers, and determining that this is surely…

Summer’s Coming: “Yikes” or “Yay”?

My friend Sarah is in a panic. Pre-school isn’t even out yet and she’s already anxious about how she’s going to get through each day during the summer with three…

Mom-Self-Care in the Midst of Family Care

Over the past year, I’ve been in high-octane mothering mode. I know all of you are familiar with this. One or more of your kids suddenly has extra needs and…

Sanity in the Storm

Lately my biggest issue is that I think I’m losing my mind. You might think that should be considered of paramount importance, but I think it was bound to happen–I…

Your Child Can Beat Fear, So Can You Mom

It is becoming more and more obvious that our children are being plagued by an insidious enemy. We are struggling to fight back, as we are feeling it ourselves. If…

A Lesson in Tenacity From My Daughter with Autism

Even though she is minimally verbal, my 9-year-old daughter Rachel can stick to a subject. For example, this year she decided she wanted to ride the special needs bus to…

Are Special Needs Real?

“There’s no such thing as special needs children. All children are special, and they all have needs.” I stared at the screen, re-reading the statement above in an online forum….

Please Talk To Your Kids About Race

In February of every year, we celebrate Black History Month. And over the last year, I feel like there have been more conversations happening than ever before about race in…

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