Parental Control: Corralling Sibling Playtime

Parental Control: Corralling Sibling Playtime

During the summer, when many children are out of school, a friend of mine brings her kids with her to CrossFit. The 3rd grade girl and ...

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Morning Routine: Getting Preschoolers Up & Out the Door

Morning Routine: Getting Preschoolers Up & Out the Door

“I want to wear the Superman shirt.” “I don’t want to brush my teeth.” “No! Not those shoes.” Getting up and out the door in the ...

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Birthday Party Thank You Notes from 3-Year-Olds

Birthday Party Thank You Notes from 3-Year-Olds

I have a confession to make. It’s almost a month after Liam’s birthday and I have yet to send out a thank you card. While ...

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Mom and Kid-Friendly Snacks Under 250 Calories

Mom and Kid-Friendly Snacks Under 250 Calories

As a working mom who struggles with her weight and yet has little time to prepare food or perfect my anemic kitchen skills, I was ...

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Lessons Learned from Baby’s First Birthday Party

Lessons Learned from Baby’s First Birthday Party

We did it – we made it through our first year of parenting! I must say, there were a few times when I thought that ...

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Family Recipes: Grandpa’s Italian Sauce

Family Recipes: Grandpa’s Italian Sauce

Today’s post, in honor of Grandparents Day, is courtesy of my mother - Jean Hubble. I feel special…but what grandparent doesn’t! I have three wonderful grown children, ...

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#SocialParenting: Back-to-School Pinterest Board Resources

#SocialParenting: Back-to-School Pinterest Board Resources

Are you in the throws of back-to-school craziness? You’re not alone. September can be a chaotic time for working families – on top of the ...

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My New “School Year” Resolutions

My New “School Year” Resolutions

Having resolutions in January is so passé. If I look back in history, my true “resolutions” tend to happen in September, even though I’m not really ...

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Goodbye Summer: What I Won’t Miss about Summer

Goodbye Summer: What I Won’t Miss about Summer

Last weekend marked the unofficial end of summer. This week, tank tops and flip flops were tossed aside and replaced by back-to-school clothes and lunchboxes. As ...

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Tips for Disciplining a Preschooler

Tips for Disciplining a Preschooler

For the most part, Liam is a pretty easy-going kid. But over the past six months or so, it became clear that we needed a ...

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