Category: Parenting

What I learned after Sandy Hook

By: Dr. Shalini Forbis The one year anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings is upon us.  This is a sad time in our nation’s history.  The lives of the first grade teachers, their students and school staff can … Continue reading

How rainbow looms and #GivingTuesday unite

Have you seen the latest craft kid craze??  Rainbow Looms!! The craze started in our house with the boys bringing home these cool rubber band bracelets, made for them by friends.  After visiting family in Columbus and watching the kids … Continue reading

Why I won’t be shopping on Thanksgiving

I’ve lately been feeling as if I’m fighting a war against our culture, and I’m afraid I’m losing. My conversation with a friend was abruptly interrupted when he reached into his pocket and looked at his cell phone. When I … Continue reading

Eight ways to keep kids entertained

It has been one of those weeks – I don’t have to tell you how mine was crazy – we all have our own hairy kinds of weeks. My question: How do we keep our kids entertained while we cart … Continue reading

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