Tiffany Sowby’s son’s favorite goat died over the winter. Here, she shares what she’s learned about helping children cope with the death of a pet.
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Summer is half over, and Allyson Reynolds finally made it to the library with her kids (for the first time). Needless to say, her best-laid plans to create a meaningful, productive summer for her children haven’t exactly come to fruition. But that’s OK!
I’m tired of this being a lonely battle. I know there are other moms out there whose kids face anxiety and depression. And I think that it is time for more understanding about the seriousness and complexity of mental illness.
Saren’s family has been holding family reunions for over 30 years now – and they’ve got some great ideas to share.
Recent comments by the CEO of Abercrombie & Fitch have Allyson Reynolds thinking about the anatomy of cool. What message should we be sending our children?
There are some days when mothering is about as fun as traveling at eighty miles an hour on a blistering hot day on a motorcycle with no windshield in a bug storm! But let’s step back a moment, take ourselves out of the here-and-now and look at the big picture.
What does “home” mean to you? Beauty and peace and harmony – that’s home (in a good moment like this one).
What would you say to a mother who is wondering if it’s too late for her to have a positive impact on her children?
Family road trips can be wonderful! Check out these concrete tips on packing (list included), car time, hotels and more from a mom with lots of road trip experience.
Now that summer is in full swing, I’m guessing most mothers already have a game plan in place for the upcoming months. But before you fill your calendar to overflowing with every summer camp available, I have a few thoughts that I hope will get you excited about this rare time when you get your children […]
One of the very worst times in my home is “The Golden Hour.” This is the time right before my husband gets home from work. No matter how well things have gone during the day, it all falls apart in this blessed hour. I finally discovered how to make the change.
I lost my wedding ring over 3 years ago. It wasn’t an expensive wedding ring to say the least. We got engaged as college students and hardly any money to our names. Even so, it still held huge sentimental value for me. So when I vacuumed it out of the recesses of our couch, it was a pretty happy moment. But not all things are as they appear…