Anticipating Loss Is Also Grief
In a society that values perfection and pulled-togetherness, it can feel very taboo to grieve before a loss because it can seem like we've given up hope or are being pessimistic.
You’re Allowed to be Exhausted with Older Kids
Now that my boys are older, I find myself asking "OMG, what happened?" on a daily basis. There's the overly packed calendar, homework I struggle to help with, the two sets of feet that are now bigger than mine, the amount of food (and subsequent grocery bill) that they eat.
The 10 Best Pies Places in Tarrant County
Whether you love math or it wasn't your strongest subject, we can all come together and agree that the best way to celebrate is with some yummy pie!
Amazing Activities for Preteens You Need to Know About
A lot of parks have become boring for my preteen. Slides aren't big enough, swings don't quite do it anymore, and there just doesn't seem to be a challenge like there used to be with the equipment. Anything he does is now a full-blown competition.
How to Handle Behavior Issues with Someone Else’s Child
Nip bad choices in the bud early so the child can start to understand what will and won't be accepted in your home.
Why You Should Join Your Child’s Parent Organization
Thanks to my kids' PTA, I have found a group of women and men with diverse backgrounds who have united under the common goal of promoting our children's education.
5 Things to Know Before Starting Middle School
Elementary school has readiness tests, thousands of blogs, kindergarten round-Ups, playdates, and Boo-Hoo/Yahoo Breakfasts. Middle school did not have those same resources, so I found that he and I were very much winging it as we went along.