Parenthood

Managing family. The sweet and sentimental, the practices and the practical. Stories from my family to ours for our mama hearts.

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I Coached Them in Soccer, But These Kids Taught Me a Lot More

Inside: 10 career and parenting lessons learned from coaching youth soccer. “Mom, I want you to coach me in soccer this spring.” – Jack “Me? You want me? Sure, bud!” – Me, playing it cool but internally celebrating/biting my nails. Many moons ago I had helped coach a youth basketball team, and I did play …

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The Fun and Educational Podcasts for Kids Your Kids Will Love

Inside: Fun and educational podcasts for kids have been a huge hit around our house to keep the little ones entertained, and to let the grown-ups get some work done remotely. Here are some favorites! Let’s set the scene here. It’s February 2021. Your family has been together constantly for nearly a year. Work is …

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Trick or Treating is Canceled – Here’s How We’re Doing Halloween This Year Instead

Inside: Trick or treating is canceled in our town this year so we need to get a little creative to make this holiday special. You too? Here’s how we’re doing Halloween this year to give you some ideas! I was holding my breath for this one, keeping tabs on the parent Facebook pages, checking the …

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