If you are like me, you want your kids to be accountable for their homework, half-finished chores, being home by curfew, being honest, and more. But let’s be real- that doesn’t always happen. Even with myself, if I go off the budget, make a mistake, lose my temper, etc. I often feel the need to … Read More about How to Stop Pointing Fingers and Take Accountabilility
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Let’s talk books. Have you ever taken your kids to the library and been disappointed with the selection? Or have your kids wanted to check out dumb books with weird pictures that you think will probably end up making them less intelligent? Been completely overwhelmed with the sheer amount of vampire books that there are … Read More about Fabulous Book Lists- Never Read a Bad Book Again!
Who else was tempted to throw in the towel on news and social media during 2020? I was. I was so confused about what the “real” story was on several events. I wondered why some stories got coverage and why some didn’t. Conspiracy theories were everywhere and I heard about QAnon for the first time. … Read More about Understanding and Avoiding Manipulation In The Media
One night my friends and I were talking about things we would do differently with our kids. I mentioned that I would have held waaaaay back on electronics. My friend disagreed with me. “I don’t know. Since I divorced my kids’ dad, giving them a phone was the only way I could talk to them … Read More about Three Alternatives to Smartphones For Families
Are you tired of fighting with your kids about their phones? I’ve been there and done that! Ten years ago, I never would have imagined the changes in technology we would see, or our access to it compared to what it is today. Back then, I did not have a cellphone, we still got Netflix … Read More about How To Stop Fighting With Your Kids About Phones