Our niece was the flower girl at our wedding 29 years ago grew up, and is now a beautiful bride. But in the generation since our wedding, is the world a better place for our little flower girl? And will it be a better place a generation from now when our niece’s flower girls become brides?
My post this month for Parents Magazine: click here
Grandma’s Wisdom Wins Again!
When it comes to protecting kids from back-to-school colds, flu, and other germy annoyances, Grandma had it right – sleep, exercise, bundling up in the cold weather and…chicken soup?
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As the water cascaded down our basement walls during the summer’s worst storm, out from the drawers and closets and storage bins came our kids’ childhood heroes racing to the rescue. Faded and tattered as they may have been, their courage and strength in the face of adversity were exactly what we needed.
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Happy July 4! Independence means lots of different things to lots of different people. But for parents, there are 4 milestone moments during kids’ childhoods that stand out for the independence they represent for kids – and for you! Click here for my post this month for Parents Magazine.
And for a reminder of YOUR developmental milestones as a parent, click here for one of the most widely read posts I’ve done for Parents Magazine over the past 3 years.
Time in the car with your kids is precious quality time. It’s much more than just getting somewhere – this is time to treasure with a captive audience buckled into their car seats or seat belts. Don’t waste with your kids plugged into earbuds or watching a DVD. Whether you’re driving with your kids cross-country, or just across town to soccer practice, look no further than the license plates on nearby cars to find stimulating fun for everyone in the car, including the grown-ups. Here’s my post this month for Parents Magazine: