Tag: parenting

Brain Basics #4: Tips for Parenting

Childhood is full of rapid development, just as soon as you think you have things figured out, your child changes - and these changes...

What’s In Your Diaper Bag?

My diaper bag is an ever-evolving thing. I am an enneagram type 1/ type A personality so lists are my best friends, and I...

Terrible Twos? Try Threenagers.

  People always talk about the “terrible twos.” There are tons of jokes out there about a kid's second year. Heck even popular T.V. shows...

Letting Go….When Your Last Kid Starts Kindergarten

Recently I met a mom at a park, who eyed my large brood and asked if we were ready for school to start.  As...

The Reality of Nature Deficit Disorder, and How You Can Fight...

My toddler has a lot of demands these days, but one that I always try to accommodate is when he asks to go outside...

The Bittersweetness of Milestones

I was recently listening to a podcast on which one of the cohosts confessed to crying on the way home from the hospital with...

The Best Thing I Did Today

Everyone is tucked into their beds and the only sound I hear is the gentle hum of my ceiling fan spinning. Around and around....

13 Products to Help You Gear Up for Baby #2

When I was pregnant with my first child, building my registry was a daunting and painstaking process. I researched everything to death, trying to...

The Season of Being a Middle Mom

Have you heard the term “middle mom”? I hadn’t until a friend recently explained it to me.  As soon as I heard what it meant,...

Brain Basics, Part One: Your Brain Is Complex!

Have you heard of Interpersonal Neurobiology?   It is the emerging science of how the brain develops in response to our relationships.  As mammals, we...

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