Tag: parenting

Coaching a Preschooler’s Soccer Team: What I learned

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This spring I did a thing. I signed both my (then) 4 year old and 3 year old up for soccer which in and...

My First Grader Came Home Counting Calories; Advice from a Dietician

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Snack time happens every day at our house and is pretty uneventful. I dole out the food, they eat and we move on. One...

Why I Want Nothing for Mother’s Day

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Has anyone asked you what you want for Mother’s Day this year? Yeah, me neither BUT I have given a lot of thought as...

When Our Children Have Irrational Feelings

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Not so long ago, when as a young parent, I felt my kids had feelings that seemed totally irrational. Once when a party ended,  my...

Being a Millennial Mom in 2019: What it’s Actually Like

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“I wouldn’t want to raise a kid today.” That’s what you’ll hear from most adults over the age of 50. As a 33-year-old “Millennial Mom”...

How Strangers in Richmond Help Me Be A Better Mom

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When the question of moving to Richmond came about first in 2009, we were skeptical. Now, though there is no where else I would...

The Best Parenting Podcasts and YouTube Channels

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Do you listen to podcasts? When I polled my mom friends, we were all over the map - some like myself, listen daily, while...

This Year Choose to Let Go of the Chaos

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Each of us dreams of having our home organized, direct from the Architectural Digest. A haven which is totally our own, that meets our...

Festivus aka Motherhood

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Frank Constanza can declare "Festivus for the rest of us!" all he wants, but as moms of toddlers, we're already there. The Airing of Grievances  While...

Don’t Panic: The Secret To Teacher Gifts

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Oh no, how is it the middle of December already? Do you have your teacher gifts ready? If you're anything like me, you are...