November 29, 2017

We all know that reading to and with our kids helps them broaden their vocabulary and enhances their education. No matter your child’s age, reading is important, so they can become well-educated and perform as well as possible in school. The sooner we begin reading wit...

November 24, 2017

I thought I was over the guilt of having my child in full-time care. I love our Bright Horizons child care center and the home daycare that Olivia (age 6) attended prior. But when Owen (15 months) came along that working mom guilt came knocking on my door again.

I start...

November 22, 2017

This week both of my kids have school Picture Day. And I am now officially freaking out. I am usually an otherwise rational human being. Even a rational parent much of the time. But Picture Day totally stresses me out.

Let’s start with my second grade daughter, because,...

November 16, 2017

Somewhere I read that people tell us change is just a part of life. I think they tell us that when things we don’t want to have happen actually happen.

In the past year and a half, our family has gone through some major change. I lost my job. We moved. I started a new j...

November 14, 2017

My son, Beckett, has his first serious cold. As ridiculous as it may seem, it’s breaking my heart right in two. I’m learning that there’s a lot of truth to the saying that when your child hurts, you hurt ten times worse as a parent. That being said, there is nothing I...

Take the time to truly get to know each teacher… it’s important to have a professional yet comfortable relationship with your child’s teacher so they feel comfortable having open dialogue with you about your family’s and child’s needs.

Remember to say thank you when you...

I had little doubt whether or not I would be going back to work after the birth of my son. I love my career, enjoy being a part of the workforce, contributing to the home, and using my brain in new and different ways each day.

Choosing a child care option that work...

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