Written By: Barbara Nelson, M.A. CCC-SLP, CLC, CBS; our Parenting Education contributor My baby j...
Whether you’ve just shared the news or you’re about to share it, we’ve got six clever gift ideas for your parents who are becoming first time grandparents! They’re the perfect combination of sentimental and practical. Warning: it might be hard to choose!
Littles are never too little to learn the real story of Thanksgiving. You’ll likely be surprised at how engaged they are and what responses they might offer. There’s more to Thanksgiving than pumpkin decor, donating canned goods to the hungry, turkeys with stuffing and 21 days of thankfulness. They can handle it - probably better than adults!
Some of you have big news to share! If you’re stumped on how to share that you’re expecting, we’ve got some clever ideas for your birth announcement. The holidays are an especially sweet time to share your news with friends and family across the miles. Whether you’re incorporating it into a holiday card, an Instagram post or a gift, we’ve compiled a list of our favorites (including our own previous announcements!)
This may seem silly that I’m writing about how becoming a mother made me a better dancer, given my background, but it bears sharing. That’s because I still find myself dancing around the house, and I know how much “better” I am than before, and I can only credit it to motherhood.
Why does going to the grocery store alone feel like a vacation? It’s seriously a cathartic experience to just walk the aisles without tending to another being – who you deeply love. (Or is that just me?) When I learned that I was accompanying my husband on a five day international incentive trip, I was more overwhelmed than excited. It’s a luxury to go a few miles to the grocery store solo – a five day international trip without my kids? How was I going to prepare to leave my girls?