Tag: kids

Finishing a Chapter

  Last night as I tucked my son into bed he looked at me and asked, “Since school is over, how will I see my...

They’re All Off to School. Now What?

This year marks a new season for our family. Our youngest is joining her older siblings in full time school and my emotions are...

Is Your Child’s Future Success a Matter of Growth Mindset?

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” may be one of the most asked childhood questions.   When I learned to read in...

How Multi-Tasking Failed Me (And What I Do Instead)

With all of the best intentions to be way ahead of my deadline for writing this exact post, time mysteriously slipped away and distractions...

6 Ways To Make Chores More Enjoyable

*Thank you to Delilah Farrell for this guest post about making chores more enjoyable with your kids!  For some parents, getting their kids to participate...

Pediatric Hair Solutions: Your Answer to an “Itchy” Problem

It’s time to pull the veil back. Expose the ugly. Live authentically. We had lice. Whew. There. I said it. I can totally have a flair...

The Tattle-Tail

My husband and I began parenthood with a two-year-old...our son. I bet you thought I was referring to our dog. You could argue we...

Screen Time

I asked my nine-year-old how long he thought was adequate for screen time. Without missing a beat he answered, “Four hours.” I asked my...

The One Tip That Will Get You Through the Summer

As Ella Fitzgerald crooned in that buttery-glam voice of hers, “It’s summertime, and the livin’ is easy.” Summer is that much-awaited gentle exhale. The...

How To Leave the Beach with the Least Amount of Sand...

One of the major perks that we all love about living in the Lowcountry is being so close to the beach, amirite?! With the...