There's a strategy going around about using a "Glitter Bottle" (read: homemade snow globe) to give kids as a distraction during a time out for inappropriate behavior. You can read about it here on the website LiftBump. My thoughts: (1) No talking during time out. That's why it's time out. (2) No fun things in… Continue reading Speak On It: Glitter Bottle During Time Out
Do understand that the title of this Speak On It post does not refer to my own actions but to the title of the article I am discussing. Because although my children are not 8 years old, or even close to it, I will not be allowing them to curse. Period. Also understand I do… Continue reading Speak On It: I Let My 8-Year-Old Drop F-Bombs
Oh, the internet. When used for the forces of good, it has brought us closer together by allowing us to converse with people literally half way around the world. But then there are the times it is used for the forces of evil. For some reason some parents feel like the internet is a great… Continue reading Speak On It: Parents Shaming Their Kids on the Internet
Today is Left Hander's Day. I grew up as the only lefty in my family, so I love the fact that we South Paws have a day. Just in case you don't think it was rough growing up lefty, check this out. Follow the lefty love at #lefthandersday.
One year since the death of #RobinWilliams. The famed actor struggled publicly with bipolar disorder. On Twitter friends and family pay tribute to him while also calling attention again to bipolar disorder, depression and suicide. #CalmYourselfIn4Words provides both serious and comical advice on how to calm oneself. Join the conversations.