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Why Teens Need Self Care

Why Teens Need Self Care

Who needs self care?  Often times you think it needs to be a stressed out adult working a job, raising a family, and possibly going through a mid life crisis.  But did you know that it is just as important for teens to practice self care?   Teens...

Life On Four Wheels

Life On Four Wheels

Fun Car stories Guest post contributed by Gwen Rockwood. Gwen is a mom to three great kids, wife to one cool guy, a newspaper columnist and co-owner of nwaMotherlode.com.  I’m writing today’s column on a laptop wedged between my belly button and the steering...

Unique Teacher Appreciation Gifts

Unique Teacher Appreciation Gifts

by Lisa Reichelt, M.Ed. Parent Coach Teacher Appreciation Week is coming soon and I bet you are looking to find unique Teacher Appreciation gifts for your children’s teachers. As a mom and former classroom teacher, I’ve given and received a multitude of Teacher...

5 Extremely Easy Healthy Snacks For Kids

5 Extremely Easy Healthy Snacks For Kids

By Lisa Edwards, M.Ed., Parent Coach Are you looking for some healthy after school snacks?  Do you want something easy that kids of all ages will love?  Then look no further!  Here are 5 extremely easy healthy snacks for kids to enjoy after school or...

5 Ways to Combat Homework Angst

5 Ways to Combat Homework Angst

by Lisa Reichelt, M.Ed. Parent Coach Does your child experience homework angst? You know, the refusal, avoidance and uncooperative attitude that happens when homework is overwhelming. Read on to find 5 ways to combat homework angst. Once upon a time there was a...

Helping An Anxious Child Cope With Change During COVID

Helping An Anxious Child Cope With Change During COVID

By Lisa Edwards, M.Ed, Parent Coach Do you have an anxious child? Here we are halfway through the school year, and our children are experiencing more change than ever before.  Currently my own children have been in 3 different learning models, first in hybrid,...