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Whether you’re dragging your feet or you’re jumping for joy, our kids are headed back to school again. With that comes a barrage of questions: Who is my teacher? Where is my locker? Who will I eat lunch with? What if I miss the bus? Will I fit in? Oftentimes, all of those unknowns lead […]
We’re expecting over 400 babywearers from around the world to gather in Des Moines for International Babywearing Conference (IBC) 2018!
IBC offers fun, education, community, shopping, networking and more for enthusiasts, educators, manufacturers, retailers, medical professionals, and more.
My pre-teen is venturing into the screen-social world. Many of her friends have smartphones and those who don’t have devices like the iPod touch, iPad mini, or Kindle. Lately, I am plagued with questions: How young is too young? Will the pros ever outweigh the cons when it comes to devices? And am I tech-savvy […]
There are so many senseless things happening in our world today. It is nearly impossible to read the headlines and not feel a sense of disbelief, despair, or even hopelessness. Following the Florida shootings on Feb 14th, it was hard to not squeeze my children just a smidgen longer as they got ready for school […]
I’m a big proponent of teaching your children things. I like to teach my kids fun stuff, like how to give bear hugs, how to paint, how to sing. Also taught, are things about safety like, look both ways before crossing, chew your food thoroughly, etc. I also know that it’s my duty as a parent to […]
There’s no better time to start reading to your baby than while waiting for their arrival. You may think it odd to be asked to read to your womb, but developing a reading routine before baby and chaos arrive makes it easier to continue after. This is a lesson I learned after my first son, […]
I was raised in a home where it was prided to be “colorblind.” Instead of acknowledging other’s differences, I was taught to ignore them and love everyone the same. Don’t get me wrong, it’s great to be taught to love all, but being taught that everyone the same is actually not being respectful. There are […]
Homeschooling your children can be both incredibly awesome and hard at the same time. Some days are amazing. I am so thankful that I have this opportunity and would not change it for the world! Some days I find myself staring longingly at the school bus, wondering what it would be like to have a […]