Category Archives: Parenting Advice

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March 6, 2017 | No comments yet

Tips for Fighting the Never-Ending War Over Screen Time

in Activities, Kid Time, Parenting Advice

  My latest post on Pittsburgh Moms Blog. “It is a constant daily battle in my home. The constant requesting of the electronic tablet or a television show or a movie that ring through my ears. Screen time is ruining…

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February 22, 2017 | No comments yet

Why Tablets are a Must in the Classroom

in Kid Time, Parenting Advice

Resources are always stretched thin in the classroom—teachers often have too many students, or students with different learning levels and styles. And while they might wish to do one on one teaching, that’s unrealistic for the whole day. So how…

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February 18, 2017 | No comments yet

Breaking the Cycle: When to Stop Bailing your Kids out of Trouble

in Kid Time, Parenting Advice

It happened again last week. My five-year-old forgot her “rest time item” for her pre-kindergarten class that day. She realized that she had forgotten a beloved stuffed animal that she had her heart set on bringing to school that day…

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January 27, 2017 | No comments yet

100 Days of School – The Worst Made-Up Holiday of the Year

in Humor, Kid Time, Me Time, Parenting Advice

I know that I’m going to get some hate for being a bad mom, but why and when did this 100 days of school thing become a thing? It’s just one more day in addition to Valentine’s Day (which is…

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November 9, 2016 | No comments yet

Tweet, Text, and Teach: Classroom Management in the Digital Age

in Activities, Kid Time, Parenting Advice

Guest Educational Post Brought to you by Quill Kiersten Bush http://ghergich.com kiersten@ghergich.com

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November 2, 2016 | No comments yet

The Number One Reason to Give Up The Afternoon Nap

in Humor, Kid Time, Me Time, Parenting Advice

Up again on the Pittsburgh Moms Blog today. Here’s a funny piece on afternoon play dates: “My youngest stopped napping,” my friend complained to me one day. She was worried about not having any time to herself during the day….

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September 23, 2016 | No comments yet

The Fear of What Lies Beyond Preschool

in Kid Time, Parenting Advice

My first post on Pittsburgh Moms Blog, The Fear of What Lies Beyond Preschool: For my youngest child, full-time school starts this month. My children will be at school from 8:30AM to 2:30PM, five days a week. A milestone that…

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September 14, 2016 | No comments yet

I’m Not Ready for My Youngest to Grow Up

in Kid Time, Parenting Advice

My youngest asked me yesterday about being dropped in the car line at the front circle of her school. She’d seen other kids do it all last year and for the first couple weeks of school this year and was wondering if…

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September 9, 2016 | No comments yet

Mom Thoughts #momlife #momproblems

in Humor, Me Time, Parenting Advice

Looking for reader input again. Here are some mom thoughts that I had today. For moms everywhere, just getting shit done. Top Ten Mom Thoughts: “I laughed so hard, I peed a little,” said no man ever. “Do these jeans…

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September 5, 2016 | No comments yet

What’s the Most Outlandish Thing You’ve Told Your Children?

in Humor, Kid Time, Me Time, Parenting Advice

Tonight, while I was putting my kids to bed, I told them that sometimes, late at night, I get hungry and I eat a midnight snack. I told them that sometimes I come into their rooms when they sleep and…

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