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5 Summer Reading Books That Teach Diversity

There has always been a places where certain races or genders are considered better than others. After the United States banned segregation altogether, our...

Seven Super Summer Activities

Keeping kids engaged and not bored during the summer can be difficult.  Camps are expensive but daily entertainment can be exhausting for Mom.  Coming...

Leave Me Alone: 3 Ways to Detach From the Madness

As a mom we have people pulling at us from all sides for 90 + percent of our day. Whether you work outside of...

Love Letter to Non-Mom Friends

I always heard when you had a baby your friends would change - Your childless BFFs would slowly be phased out of your life, and...

5 Free & Fun Reading Apps For Kids

We need to prepare students for their future, not our past.  –Ian Jukes These reading apps for kids are sure to spark some interest and...

Teaching Responsible Technology – Should a 7-Year Old Have His Own Cell Phone?

The other day my 7-year old son got off the camp bus and told me some of the other 6 and 7-year old campers...

The Dark Side of Gratitude

The week before my third child was born, I posted a Facebook status that was more thank you note than update: "Viola invited both of...

5 Incredible Health Benefits To Chocolate

“Happiness never decreases by being shared.” ~ Dove Chocolate Wrapper As I peeled back the wrapper and devoured my 3rd piece of chocolate, the following...

Deprogramming Women 101 – Find Your Tribe

There seems to be a lot more talk in my life lately about women needing to be kinder to one another and while I...

Vegetables: You Put WHAT in This?

Unless it's covered in cheese or another kind of thick sauce, vegetables are not the food choice for most children; especially not mine. A...