How many books can one mom read aloud to her children?  Five? Ten? Seven hundred and thirty-eight? COVID-19 is helping me find out. Before social distancing and days devoid of storytime, we probably read two books together. Sometimes more, sometimes less....
In the UK, schools are out for summer break at the end of July. For a whole six weeks. And that isn't including the eleven weeks prior to that where schools were (and for the most part still) closed for...
They say that with age comes wisdom. I think most of what we figure out about life as adults is what we’ve forgotten from childhood. We grow older and tend to forget some of the better lessons and experiences...
When my toddler refused to walk after a fall, I took her to the ER doing my due diligence. I didn't know what was wrong, but I was unprepared for a broken bone and cast. We sat on the paper-covered...
You walk into your toddlers’ room and you see him dumping all his toys on the floor. He’s not engaging in any of the toys he’s dumped but merely stumbling through the mess. You go down to his level and...
While I can’t speak for everyone, I can tell you that I am routinely humbled by motherhood. I’ve taken to saying I’m #nailingit as a mother whenever my best-laid plans go awry. Social media makes motherhood look effortless. We all...
Before I had children, I was buying books. As a preschool teacher, I took advantage of the book orders sent to my classroom and ordered way too many for a person without children, who was not a librarian. Now...
You may remember the scene in the movie Office Space where the character Milton is left passing out pieces of cake to everyone else until the cake runs out. He never ends up getting any and is left to...
Are you looking for a fun activity for your toddler or preschooler? Tiny Troops Soccer is the answer!     Tiny Troops Soccer® is a year-round, developmental soccer program for 2-4 year olds that focuses on teaching the fundamentals of the game...

Military Lifestyle

The Art of Reaching Out as a New Spouse

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Sometimes during life as a military spouse, one will hear statements like, “You knew what you signed up for when you marry a military service...