What We Can Teach Our Children About Bullying

What We Can Teach Our Children About Bullying

Bullying has been around forever and will probably never go away. However, there are things we can teach our children when they encounter a bully. To help our children deal with a bully, we first need to understand what bullying is.● An imbalance of power. Use of physical strength, popularity, or embarrassing information to control […]

Teens and Social Media

Teens and Social Media

Many of our teens spend countless hours on social media. This leads to an alarming rate of cyberbullying that often goes unreported. Only 1 out of 10 youth will tell a parent about being cyberbullied. A study stated that 95% of youth said their online behavior was only meant as a joke. As a mother […]

Phone Curfews For Our Kids And Why We Have Them

Phone Curfews For Our Kids And Why We Have Them

Parenting is trial and error at each stage. We’re in the teen stage, and there are days I wonder if I’m doing any of it right. But, that’s also how I felt during the infant and toddler stages too.  Teens have phones. And they love their phones. The phone is an extension of their bodies. But […]

What Are You Missing in Car Seat Education?

What Are You Missing in Car Seat Education?

How much do you know about your kids’ car seats?  Several months ago I joined an online community that educates on different car seat models and their subsequent rules. I am mind blown at how many particularities there are … and how many people do not know about them. Even since, there’s more to my […]