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Visiting Carlsbad Caverns with Children
In December 2010, my husband and I visited Carlsbad Caverns in New Mexico with our daughters, 8 and 4. Here's what you need to know about visiting Carlsbad Caverns with young children.
Visiting Monterey Bay Aquarium with Children
Visiting with Monterey Bay Aquarium with your family -- great choice! Here's my tips and thoughts from my visit with with my 7 and 3 year old girls. Enjoy!
Visting Yosemite with Children
Tips and information on visiting Yosemite Park with young children.
What is Attachment Parenting
Attachment parenting (AP), sometimes considered a "fringe" parenting practice (I would argue this notion) received much mainstream attention after a May 2012 Time Magazine article featured a nursing four-year old. My take on what the term "attachment parenting" really represents.
What is Parent Participation Preschool
Parent participation preschool can be an excellent, affordable option for families with a stay-at-home parent, or other family member who can participate in the classroom in exchange for reduced tuition.
What is Scrip
Scrip is a fundraiser used by many schools, religious organizations and non-profits that raises funds at essentially no cost to their parents, members or supporters. An explanation of how scrip works and the benefits to members and non-profits.
When Did I Get Like This by Amy Wilson - Review
My review of Amy Wilson's book, "How Did I Get Like This? The Screamer, the Worrier, the Dinosaur-Chicken-Nugget-Buyer and Other Mothers I Swore I'd Never Be.
When Kids Say . . . It's Not Fair
"It's Not Fair!" is one of the more irritating declarations from children around 4-5 years and up. Here's some thoughts on how to address this complaint and ways to teach constructive rephrasing and some important life lessons as well.
Writing Thank You Notes with Children
Tips and guidelines on writing thank you notes with children.
Your Baby is Speaking to You - Book Review
My review of the excellent (and beautiful) new photographic "owners manual" for infants, "Your Baby is Speaking to You: A Visual Guide to the Amazing Behaviors of Your Newborn and Growing Baby" by Dr. Kevin Nugent with photographs by Abelardo Morell.
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