Planning the return to school this fall feels a little uncertain this year. It’s definitely not 2020, but many parents are still feeling a little less confident about the kids returning to school than they would like. For me...
Dear Adair, If the recipe for creating little girls is, indeed, sugar, spice, and everything nice, then your measurements, my darling, are decidedly not equal parts. The truth is, you’re a little heavy on the spice. And you know what?...
Hey guys! Remember me? I’m the mom who lovingly told you to “stop talking to your kids so much.” If you missed it, I obviously don’t mean that we shouldn’t communicate with our children. It is a challenge to...
Yep, you read that right. I’m the mom of two boys, ages 4 and 7, and my husband and I will both tell you that we don’t punish our kids. Don’t get the wrong idea — our kids are...
I think we can agree that it's been a trying few weeks. Many us have had to cancel or postpone vacations and begin working from home (or even deal with job loss). Our favorite restaurants and stores have adjusted...
Hey, y’all! Podcast queen returns to drop some more knowledge that I’ve stolen, researched, distilled and appropriated for the purpose of helping Jacksonville moms just like me. Just before the holidays, Dax Shepherd hosted Adam Grant in his attic...
It’s been four years since our son was diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD. He was officially diagnosed the beginning of first grade and after much consideration, discussion, research and sleepless nights, we started him on medication...
Contemplate these statements below before reading on... ALL behavior is a form of communication. Mature inner speech does not develop until roughly age 7. My (the parent) upset language becomes their (the child’s) inner language. A child’s brain state...
I’m not exaggerating when I say that my son is rarely alone for more than five minutes. I know this because I am rarely alone for more than five minutes. And, it’s exhausting! From the minute my 8-year-old wakes...
I first planned to write this post about four months ago. I had already gone through the process of getting rid of pacifiers with two of my daughters years ago, and I was preparing to do it with my...
Kids say a lot of things — some are sweet, some are loving, some are hilarious, some inappropriate, and some just completely maddening — and by that, I mostly mean the high-pitched, whining of “It’s not faaaaaaaaiiirrrrr!” Every time this...
At 39, I found myself the mother of a 14-year-old. My husband and I had finally given up after years of trying for a second child, and I was scheduled for a hysterectomy. However, since the timing of these...

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