Top 10 Signs You’re at Your Childhood Home

I just got back from ten days in northern Wisconsin (folks from northern Wisconsin always specify the northern because southern Wisconsin is cities and farmland, while the north is woods and lakes and white-tailed deer and air so fresh your lungs practically say “thank you” with each exhale). I grew up there, and my parents still live … More Top 10 Signs You’re at Your Childhood Home

10 Tips for Enjoying Disneyland with Kiddos

Living in southern California, we’ve gotten to enjoy quite a few days at Disneyland. Kids are free until they’re three (“Mickey’s guests,” in Disney-speak!), and taking little ones to the parks never loses its magic. Still, we’ve learned that there are ways to make a Disney trip much more enjoyable and avoid making it an exercise … More 10 Tips for Enjoying Disneyland with Kiddos

Top 10 Children’s Books About Differences and Disabilities

My oldest son has just started asking questions about disabilities. Whether it’s why we can’t park in the handicapped spot at the pool to what happened to his little friend at preschool who uses leg braces, I’ve been looking for thoughtful resources to help him understand differences and disabilities. Enter Courtney Westlake. This author, blogger, and … More Top 10 Children’s Books About Differences and Disabilities

10 Things to Do When Mommy Needs a Time-Out

This guest post was written by the gracious and gifted Kelly Smith of Mrs. Disciple. Check her out, yo. Do you ever felt like your mommy head might explode? Be it a colicky baby, a mischievous middle child, or a sassy-mouthed teen, sometimes our kids push us to the limit. Add the housework, responsibilities outside the home, and the … More 10 Things to Do When Mommy Needs a Time-Out