A simple question. There are so many reasons that we don’t ask it. The news is FILLED with accusations of sexual assault – from inappropriate touch, to underage ‘dating’ by older men, to well…. you know if you’ve listened to the news…Kevin Spacey, Harvey Weinstein, Louis CK, Roy Moore….and that’s just in the past week.… more >>
What do you do when they say, “I hate school.” Public, private, or homeschooled – it’s important to us that our kids LOVE school – that they go off happily every day to where they will spend about 1,000 hours this year, according to Datalab. Love it or hate it, school is not only where they… more >>
Oh, the mountains of STUFF! Pictures of kid’s messy rooms recently began appearing on my Facebook feed, no doubt in anticipation of the more toys to come. Living rooms, play rooms, bed rooms – all filled with heaps and heaps of STUFF. Moms lamented, “I’ve given up on picking up toys.” “It drives me nuts!” “I’m… more >>
I was recently introduced to the book, Wired to Move: Facts and Strategies for Nurturing Boys in an Early Childhood Setting by Ruth Hanford Morhard. She does amazing work as Ruth Reid & Company, consulting with Starting Point in Cleveland, Ohio. Whether you are parenting or teaching young children or older children, I think you’ll… more >>
Near or far, we have ALL lived through Hurricane #Harvey. Just as we will all live through #Irma. It takes a physical and emotional toll on ALL of us. It stirs anxiety, fear, wonder, anticipation, and may even re-open past traumas. Neighbors help neighbors, community groups, and national organizations – all pitch-in to restore services,… more >>
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