Why You Should Let Your Child Be Bored This Summer

The benefits of boredom for children and why you should let your child be bored. Why being bored is good for your child. Our children are growing up in a… View Post

How to Balance Multiple Schedules

One of the biggest concerns parents have when they are expecting their second child is how to attend to the needs of more than one child. How do you make… View Post

Quick and Easy Meals for Busy Nights

It is currently soccer season for us, and soccer season means that we have a lot of busy nights. This has never been more true than this spring since it… View Post

Extra Curricular Index

Adding “Culture” to Kids’ Lives Balancing Family Time with Outside Activities Choosing a Coach/Teacher…How to Find the Right Fit Competitive Sports for Kids {the Good, Bad, and Real} Going to… View Post

McKenna Child Summary: 7.5 Years Old

This is a summary for McKenna from 7.25-7.5 years old. EATING Eating is great. All is the same, which means all is well. SLEEPING Sleep is also great, but we… View Post

Choosing a Coach/Teacher…How to Find the Right Fit

I look back on it as one of my biggest parenting mistakes ever. Perhaps it is my worst mistake. At the time, I wasn’t sure what was the best thing… View Post

Going to Your Kids’ Games Prepared

This wasn’t exactly the vision I had in mind. Most things in the real life of parenting aren’t, but this almost seemed insane. My feet were soaked. My bones were… View Post