I am the mom who told my daughter, “Be inclusive.” Then one day I got a call from her school. This is why I no longer tell my child to be inclusive and kind.
With the holidays upon us, many children have a new smartphone at the top of their list. There’s a lot to consider as a parent. We want to keep kids safe on the internet and have to consider how maintaining internet safety once they having the internet in the palm of their hands. It’s difficult to […]
Parenting teens can sometimes get harder than imagined. If you are a parent of a teenager, you would agree that they can be quite unpredictable. You cannot really understand what’s going on in their head. But we as parents have to be understanding. So you have made a promise to your teen that you […]
My heart is so filled with sadness. I have cried all day. The kind of cry that creates giant snot bubbles and has you choking on the slimy saliva that heartbreak produces. I think about how fortunate I was to have had great-grandparents alive when I was born. For the most part, I was able […]
98 years, one month, two days. A lifetime. A life well lived. He was almost a Canadian, but Rachel’s letter home with the good news of her pregnancy prompted a trip for her daddy, Joseph Brigham Meeks, to bring her back to the United States. On 2, February 1919 in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania; Phil, the groundhog, […]