April 25, 2017

Dear Lonely Mom of Older Kids

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By Rachel Anne Ridge Remember when it was easy to post photos of your adorable baby, or messy toddler on Facebook? Remember how you could publicly bemoan sleepless nights, and kids pooping in the bathtub? How your fridge was full of magnets and fingerpaintings that were impossible to tell what they depicted? You could talk… Read more

Whose Dream Is It Anyway?

Whose Dream Is It

By Julie Samrick   Caroline can’t remember a time in her childhood when she didn’t play tennis, and not just leisurely hitting the ball around, but strenuous workouts to perfect her natural gift for the sport.  She often played up to 5 hours a day as a young girl growing up in a suburb of… Read more

Why Is More Technology Making Our Culture Lonelier?

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We are more accessible than ever, yet we’ve never been more disconnected.  This article from The Atlantic breaks down this paradox of the age we’re living in, using Facebook as its metaphor.  How are kids and teens being affected specifically? Grab a cup of coffee and settle in…it’s long, but worth the read. Read more

Middle School Madness

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Middle school is a tough time, and as this writer says, when the biggest disease kids catch is embarrassment. Read the story here