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Money Management 101 for College Kids

I graduated high school with a ton of bad advice on establishing a credit rating and almost no concept of financial planning beyond “How to Operate a Savings Account.” I don’t want my kids to do that.

Mama, It Is Enough

There is a height chart on the wall reminding me that I didn’t do the “parenting thing” I planned to do.

Premature Anxiety: Out Too Soon

We may have been safe, but we were not unscathed. I felt the potential catastrophes around each corner. And in the shadows lurked the great What Ifs. The Could Have Beens packed themselves into each crack of my surface.

How to Deal with the School Bully

Bullying. The not so last frontier of childhood. Despite the passing of decades, it is one piece of childhood that refuses to go away.

If My Kid Can Go Nut-Free, So Can Yours

My son ate peanut butter all day every day during the summer, but now that he’s back to school in a nut-free environment, he has given up his beloved peanut butter for 6.5 hours a day, and the world has continued to spin.

Money Management 101 for College Kids

I graduated high school with a ton of bad advice on establishing a credit rating and almost no concept of financial planning beyond “How to Operate a Savings Account.” I don’t want my kids to do that.

Mama, It Is Enough

There is a height chart on the wall reminding me that I didn’t do the “parenting thing” I planned to do.

Premature Anxiety: Out Too Soon

We may have been safe, but we were not unscathed. I felt the potential catastrophes around each corner. And in the shadows lurked the great What Ifs. The Could Have Beens packed themselves into each crack of my surface.

How to Deal with the School Bully

Bullying. The not so last frontier of childhood. Despite the passing of decades, it is one piece of childhood that refuses to go away.

If My Kid Can Go Nut-Free, So Can Yours

My son ate peanut butter all day every day during the summer, but now that he’s back to school in a nut-free environment, he has given up his beloved peanut butter for 6.5 hours a day, and the world has continued to spin.