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The Five Stages of Getting Through the Last Month of School

You may have noticed recently that your emotional wellbeing is a bit tumultuous. You’re ready to change the locks while the kids are outside one minute, and get weepy while watching them eating cereal the next. Simply look at the calendar and you’re understand why this is completely normal behavior: it’s the last month of […]

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Here’s Why I Could Never Homeschool My Kids

Homeschooling seems to be on the rise. And I gotta say, I really top my hat off to the moms who homeschool their kids. I am sure these moms have good reasons to teach their kids at home, but when my oldest entered kindergarten last year, it didn’t even cross my mind. I love my […]

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The Ten Moms You’ll Meet at School This Year

It’s that time of year again. School is in session, fall is on the horizon, and a crisp sense of possibility permeates the air. It’s not just the scent of pumpkin spice and school supplies—it’s the promise of new opportunity. There are new teachers and new classmates. New rules, and, yes, new moms you’ll encounter […]

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What to Do If Your Child Is Being Bullied at School

  Now that it’s nearly time to go back to school, it’s important to have a plan of action ready to go if you suspect your child is being bullied. Every kid eventually gets picked on at some point. School-aged children go through a lot of physical growth, social adjustments, emotional growth, mental development, and […]

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5 Fun School Holidays Activities That Don’t Involve ScreensSponsored content

I know I’m not the only parent who struggles to control screen time. Screens are like catnip to our kids. It seems a little does not go a long way. Instead, a little seems to make them want a whole lot more! At least, during school term, the kids are occupied for much of the […]

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My Middle Kid’s Homework Habits Are Crushing My Soul

My first born kid was just easy. Easy to read, easy to get along with, easy to please. As he entered school, his personality stayed the same. He understood certain things were expected of him. Things like classwork and homework and putting away his toys. He was very independent and only had minor instances where […]