The Reassuring Signs of Kneeholes

The dress code I’m expected to follow as a teacher is your standard, no fun, shirt and tie with nice pants and dress shoes.  But if you catch me at home after work, you’re nearly guaranteed to [...]

How Much Sleep Does A Baby Need?

Every parent worries about whether their baby is sleeping enough for their age.  We hear enough stories from friends with babies to see that there is variation between one baby’s sleep to the [...]

Raising An Optimistic Kid

Suicides, cyberbullying, murders, natural disasters and more. It’s hard for kids not to be full of doom, gloom and pessimism after exposure to today’s often depressing 24-hour news cycle. Despite [...]

10 Ways to Teach Children Gratitude

December is traditionally a month that center around giving, receiving, and thankfulness, so it seems like the perfect time to focus on instilling a sense of gratitude in children. Teaching [...]

Fun December Playdate Ideas

Play dates are like gold to both mothers and children alike.  At every age & stage your child goes through, a play date can help them (and you!) navigate the adventures of childhood and [...]

Shuffling Priorities As A New Dad

After six years of hard work, I was proud of my lawn.  The grass was green and full.  The flowers bloomed at the right time, in the right place, and in the right colors.  At this point, all I had [...]