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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…

Super Fun Summer Challenge 2014: Week 3

What an exciting week!  I went to visit Let’s Talk Live to talk about the Super Fun Summer Challenge.  It was my first television appearance since moving to the Washington DC area and I had a great time.  Before I share next week’s challenge, here’s a recap of week 1: Read more…

Summer Safety Tip: Kids & Cars

[getty src=”170461022?et=sYFrCv_GSRRN8m207ryzew&sig=HwRj9lRdOUKq2My0xPG5UbeQgNyY_xdjafL3RvEHZms=” width=”507″ height=”387″] All summer I’ll be sharing tips to keep kids safe while they enjoy fun in the sun.  This week’s tip is about the deadly danger children face when they have access to or are left behind in parked cars. Read more…

Great Idea To Keep Your Kids Busy All Summer

As soon as school was out, Journey said to me, “I wonder if I’m going to get picked to do that fun challenge again this summer.”   Even though she’s in summer camp, she still has quite a bit of free time when she gets home.  So the Super Fun Summer Challenge is back to help beat summer […] Read more…

Birthday Party: Kidchella

The only time I ever care to live vicariously through celebrities is when they throw extravagant over-the-top parties.  The Kardashian-West clan did just that last weekend as they celebrate baby North’s first birthday with a Kidchella-themed party. Read more…

How You Can Help A Little Girl Make A BIG Difference

My daughter Journey had so much fun helping others on her birthday last year that she decided to host another Give BIG Birthday Party!  To celebrate her 8th birthday, Journey is asking family, friends and you to celebrate with her virtually by making a donation to Water.org.  Water.org is a non-profit organization that has transformed […] Read more…

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