Parenting Blog

“Shots?! No way!”  says just about every child. Kids in the preschool years, and sometimes as old as high school, dread needles in a way reserved for monsters under the bed. Just the idea of a shot can send a lot of kids into a complete freak out, leading a lot of parents to evade, […]
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Got Friendship Drama? Today I bring you incredible help! Annie Fox, M Ed, kids and teen relationship expert! She has this fantastic new book out, The Girls’ Q&A Book on Friendship. And she kindly offered to answer four of your questions about your daughters’ friend challenges. Can someone at your home relate to any of these? […]
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Tuesday 9th Dec 2014

Health
Responsibility

I am a teaming up with Allies for Children and Moms Rising to promote the Healthy Together campaign, which aims to cover 100 percent of children and youth in the City of Pittsburgh with quality, affordable health insurance. This is a sponsored post, however all thoughts and opinions expressed herein are my own. Medicine for your […]
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Sunday 30th Nov 2014

Respect

My mom died yesterday. While I’m spending this week remembering and grieving, I hope you’ll forgive the silence here on my site. And if you have a question that you are struggling with just now about kids or parenting, try the search bar above. If the answer isn’t there, shoot me an email. I’ll be […]
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All this advertising and buzz around Black Friday sales is making my head hurt! I’m worried that my kids will only ​think about material items this holiday season. Is there any tangible way to teach my kids the holidays aren’t just about Xboxs and toys, and to show them the value of going good? Zack, […]
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