Yesterday my son told me about an incident at school. There’s this group of kids, 'the 5th grade “bullies'. It's a title well-earned. They name-call, “stupid”, “b---ch”, , “gay”, etc., proclaim worthlessness of classmates, celebrate when words strike tears, and poke fun at authorities who intervene. Well my guy has had enough of it. He noticed a classmate caught in the … Continue reading Words | Bullies | Courage
We sat together, four moms,in a rare conversation...each with a similar story, an emotional thread to contribute. When kids hang out, are we curious enough about their technology? What do they see? What do they share? And how is it affecting them?
In this year, we’re digital farmers. (Are you following me? 🙂 Take away the family cow and the tractor, you and I have land to tend. -- Your kid’s life is a thriving pasture, and negative influences are weeds.
You’ve got to know when to hold ‘em Know when to fold ‘em Know when to walk away And know when to run ~ Ah, Kenny Rogers...so wise 😉 Truth be told, ‘How to play the hand’is a question for all of us. Parents/caretakers, you and I hold similar cards with “screen time, ” and we're all-in. … Continue reading Digital Summer for Families
Whenever school breaks approach, parents have to up their game. Suddenly, there's a load of free time to manage. And we need a solid plan. Summer is currently making it's way. And I’ve got a range of emotions. I’m sure you do too. A little nervous, hopefully excited, but also maybe a bit scared! (ha) … Continue reading Summertime Parenting (You Got This!)