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Spring Break Scavenger Hunt

It’s Spring Break time! If your family is having a staycation like we are, I’ve got a fun way to rediscover your city with a Spring Break Scavenger Hunt. Whether you are new to a city or have live there for years, this scavenger hunt will give you a chance to explore your city through […] Read more…

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The Ultimate Babysitter Checklist

No matter how old my daughter is or how many times we’ve had a babysitter, I always feel a bit anxious when I leave her in the care of someone else. You too? Well I’m putting our minds at ease with an essential list of 25 things your babysitter should know about your child and your […] Read more…

Is It Bullying Or Just Bad Behavior

Is It Bullying Or Just Bad Behavior?

To be a parent is to walk a tightrope. To strike the perfect balance between teaching your children about utopia and reality. The way things should be and the way the actually are. In utopia, my daughter’s friends play nicely. They never hurt each other physically or emotionally. But in reality, friends don’t always get […] Read more…

The Process Of Letting Go Of Your Child

The Process Of Letting Go Of Your Child

When I noticed that an overnight trip was a part of the 3rd grade curriculum at my daughter’s school, I furrowed my brow for a sec. But I shrugged and thought, “No biggie, I’ll just make sure I’m one of the chaperones.” Until I found out that parents weren’t allowed to chaperone. Not one. Then I realized that for me, this trip had become the first step in the arduous process of letting go of my child. Read more…

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