If you no longer have those squishy little babies running up to jump on your lap at night, you might think that your kids have grown out of bedtime reading. Maybe, once those cute picture books were shelved for...
It is kindergarten roundup season in our house! I will have two identical twin boys entering kindergarten this fall, and as a first-time mom of school-aged children, I am filled with anxiety and lots of questions. Generally speaking, kindergarten...
I called my mother today. It was urgent. Dire. I needed to tell her something so important, it couldn’t wait. “Thank you, mom.” I’m 37. It’s finally safe to admit nearly two and a half decades later that my mom was...
November 18, 2016. This story takes place in my kitchen. The previous night was our local Christmas light ceremony. The warm weather brought 3,000 people instead of its usual 300. Thus, sugar cookies were gone in a flash and Santa...
I’ve taught teens for years, but now that I’m raising one, I feel like I’m in unfamiliar territory. I’m making rookie mistakes, worrying like crazy, and trying too hard. My students and I often get into conversations where...
When your child comes home from college for the first long break, it's going to be a bit weird. It will, no doubt, be an adjustment for both you as a parent and them as a young adult. While...
“Sunny day, sweepin’ the clouds away, on my way to where the air is sweet. Can you tell me how to get, how to get to Sesame Street?” November 10th is National Sesame Street Day. This year marks the...
Cooler temperatures are upon us, fall is on the horizon, and what better way to spend a few moments in peace than snuggled up with a good thriller or mystery book this October. Here are some fall book reviews...
Did you know that children have 20 baby teeth? All of which, at some point in their life, they will lose. Enter the Tooth Fairy. The Tooth Fairy is typically a hot topic because there seems to be a vast...
Throughout my years as a speech-language pathologist working in a large public school system, I observed dozens of daycares around the Omaha metro. Every daycare was different, yet it was the same: the biggest area of frustration for daycare...

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