Parent Talk: What To Do About Teasing

Parent Talk: What To Do About Teasing

For 5 years, I’ve been sitting here in my cozy little suburban town enjoying the endless magic and innocence of childhood. But it turns out not too long ago we entered Teasing Town. I’m a little frustrated we’ve arrived so soon. Damn that kindergarten. Teaching our children words have power. 🙂 During a neighborhood Halloween[…]

Don’t Tell My Daughter To Sit “Like A Lady!”

Don’t Tell My Daughter To Sit “Like A Lady!”

As the self-proclaimed Queen of Words, I spend a lot of time thinking about words, how they are used and what they mean. Not so long ago, someone told my daughter to “sit like a lady” and I nearly exploded. First and foremost, my 5-year-old daughter is not familiar with this phrase. She was immediately[…]

5 Manners Kids Should Master By Kindergarten

5 Manners Kids Should Master By Kindergarten

Every parent dreams of having a child with perfect manners. A child who will say “please” and “thank you” reflects on you – the parent. I know, just one more thing, right? 🙂 It’s actually easier than you think to raise a child with good manners and requires less effort than you may realize. From the[…]