“Did Mika eat his lunch today?” “Was Johnny mean to his friends again?” “Did Anna take a nap?” I used to be a preschool teacher. Those were the types of questions that I answered every day when parents came to pick up their little ones. Of course, I was glad
September is technically National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. But, as parents, we probably should focus on childhood obesity every month, right? Still, it’s important to bring awareness to such an important subject. As pant sizes in the United States keep getting larger, so do our kiddos. Their weight as kids
I have an almost-13-year-old daughter. Her growing up is one of the scariest things in the world for me. I see how kids treat each other. Girls, especially, can be brutal. My daughter has always had the confidence to stand up in front of her class and give a presentation.
Have you heard of the organization, MomsRising? If not, you soon will. On August 7th, members of the organization are going to pack up their babies in their strollers and head over to the offices of government officials to hand deliver letters, according to the press release. The letters will
Dads get a lot of flack. In America alone, 24 million children grow up without their dads. It’s not only sad, it’s horrific. But, not all dads fit the statistics. Some dads are single parents, too, through no choice of their own. Others are amazing daddies who act like adults
I am, quite possibly, Ed Sheeran’s biggest fan. I was one of those people who stalked Google Play the day his two newest singles, “Shape of You” and “Castle on the Hill” were set to release. I’m not ashamed. I listened to “Shape of You” non-stop until the rest of
We live in a world where being a single mother has a lot of negative connotations associated with it. While we can mostly agree that raising a child with both parents available is the perfect scenario, things do not always align with our dream world. Single mothers face cultural bias
Sneaky Ways to Improve a Child’s Reading Skills Reading is a task that is unfortunately just not as interesting to today’s children as it used to be. Do the children you know willingly grab a book to read or look at? Most likely, no. They would rather waste their days