Preschoolers

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Brushy Branch Pumpkin Patch {An Honest Review}

Halloween is less of a holiday in my household and more of a lifestyle. I’ll…

You Won’t Believe What Happened to Me on an Airplane (A Cautionary Tale)

Settle in. Grab a drink. Maybe take a bathroom break if you’ve had a kid…

Semi-educational Streaming Options

So. It’s Day 3-5 of Quarantine 2020 (depending on when you stopped going out) and…

School’s Out! What Now?!

Honestly, it was inevitable. We knew that this was going to happen, and the question…

Raising a Child Who Doesn’t Fit Inside the Box

The days are long but the years are short. It’s a saying people are constantly…

Visiting Jazz Fest with Kids

Earlier this year, a debate raged on Twitter, and later on Facebook, as to whether…

How to Prepare Your Kids for a Lockdown Drill at Their School

This week the letter and call came home from my pre-k student’s school. The one…

4 Ways to Back to School Shop on the Northshore

As much as I have been trying to ignore it, school is approaching. My kids…

Eight Tricks for Raising Small Children Without Losing Your $h!t

As a parent, I function on 45% instinct, 25% experience, 20% advice, and about 10%…

To That Other Mom at Target: A Few Words About Body Shaming

Hi, Other Mom. My name is Amy. I’m a mother of 2, an educator, a…