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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 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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September 16, 2015 | 5 comments

The Craziest Thing we Do for Our Kids

in Humor, Kid Time, Me Time, Parenting Advice

I took my two preschoolers to a play date a few months ago where the host served baby carrots cut length-wise. Yes, she cut the larger ones length-wise into skinnier, smaller-in-diameter, easier-to-eat baby carrots. What a thoughtful mother, I had thought to myself at the time once I saw my three-year-old daughter eat a handful of them.

My lunchtimes haven’t been the same since.

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