I have taught 10- to 12-year-olds for 17 years—I love that age group. Fifth-graders are some of my favorite people! The parents, I would say that to in conferences or school conversations would always look at me like I...
I have an almost 4-year-old and an almost 1-year-old, so I’m currently going to be in toddler-activity mode for quite some time. We try to vary the activities to keep things exciting, but here are 3 of my favorite...
If you are a parent of a junior or senior, you know it’s scholarship application and letter of recommendation season. Students are overstressed, trying to pass classes, write powerful scholarship essays, and plan for graduation. For students, January-April can...
Breaking up is hard. Breaking up can be messy. Have we not all gone through it at some point in our life? Although now, as a parent, at what point do you influence a break-up? As a parent, when do...
I was vaguely familiar with autism growing up because my older brother was developmentally-delayed. However, the term autism wasn’t as common as it is in the current day. I got a job in college as a behavioral coach for...
When I decided to write about this, COVID-19 was just beginning to become a concern.  The shelves of Target were still stocked with ample toilet paper and baby wipe supplies; now, three weeks later, I'm considering how to stockpile...
Potty Training Day 1 4:57pm “I don’t like this. I’m putting dis away. I’m closed! I’m not going potty! It’s bad.” We are officially potty training our last kiddo, and I hate it. It’s the only “last kid last milestone” that I...
I call my toddler a crumb-catcher. Wherever he goes, he somehow manages to spark one tornado of a mess to the other. As a third born, though, he has a severe case of FOMO…especially when it comes to cooking or...
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...

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