Kids


Tips on Grandparenting During a Pandemic
Family / Grandparenting / Kids

Take it from me. Once you have a grandchild all you want to do is hold them. At least until they start crying, and then we hand them back, right? Myth buster: even then we still want to hold on to them.  Unfortunately, the truth right now is that many of us grandparents, new and veteran, aren’t getting the chance to be as close to...

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Family at home as the pandemic coronavirus (COVID-19) forces many employees and students to work and study from home. Real people. Copy space
Career / Family / Kids / Life

I’ve worked from home for the past 18 years; since I was on a maternity leave with my fourth child. I gave up a corporate job, and wrote my first book that year. In 20 minute time increments, because I had a newborn, a three-year-old, an eight-year-old and a ten-year-old and all the demands that they brought with them. I could hardly wait until the...

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Surviving Air Travel With Kids…And Without Screens
Audio Books / Family / Kids / Lifestyle

This post is sponsored by audible. From toddlers to teens, and Mom and Dad too, it can be hard to stay entertained during a long airplane ride. Screens can be a good thing sometimes, but for many reasons we want to tear those eyes away from their phones and tablets. Listening to a family tale or getting them engaged in a book that appeals directly...

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