Screen time, breaks, and everything in between

Hey! I’m poking my head in here to say that I’m still around. Its been a little quiet here in the past few weeks because…well, I kind of needed to be after talking about death.  Such a deep subject that I had no experience in talking to children about but personal experience with–well, that requires a short sabbatical in my book. (And also, because I … Continue reading Screen time, breaks, and everything in between

How to talk to your child about death

I may be making a big assumption here, but I would say that most people’s first memory involves something pleasant—being held by someone who loves them, riding a fun ride at an amusement park, meeting a new sibling, getting a puppy, receiving toys for Christmas, riding a bike, etc. My first memory involves nothing of the sort. In fact, it involves death. Death laid next … Continue reading How to talk to your child about death

What works for one might not work for another

Lately, I’ve decided on one thing–that there is too much literature on how to be a parent. You’d think that with the age group most primed to be having kids right now (millennials) are having less kids and having them later in life that there would be less articles, blog posts and books on parenting, but I see them all the time! Perhaps it’s because … Continue reading What works for one might not work for another