Why Sharing My iPhone With My Child Was The Best Decision Ever

Why Sharing My iPhone With My Child Was The Best Decision Ever

“But Mom….all my friends have their own phones.” “That’s great, but I’m not their mom,” saying to my daughter as I shoot her the smuggest of all grins. This repartee occurs regularly with my eleven year old. Once a couple of her friends got phones…

How Understanding Birth Order Affects Your Parenting Style?

How Understanding Birth Order Affects Your Parenting Style?

Growing up as an only child, I didn’t understand the dynamics of birth order between siblings. I would see my friends with their brothers and sisters but would never notice how their parents treated them differently. But I’m sure they toned down their particular brand…

Zombies Are Real And You Could Be One Of Them

Zombies Are Real And You Could Be One Of Them

There is an outbreak of nomophobia! With Halloween right around the corner, it’s the time of year when horror movies are in full swing and scary chain saw masked murderers are everywhere. Watch out for that black cat wandering down your street. Fear is at…

Reminder To Parents: There Is No Rewind Button

Reminder To Parents: There Is No Rewind Button

Rewind to August 2006 where wedding bells ring for my husband and I. Shortly there after, the question heard ’round the world began. Of course, we wanted to have kids, but first we had to buy a house in a kid-friendly neighborhood, safe with a…

What Happened The Day I Traded Social Media For Writing

What Happened The Day I Traded Social Media For Writing

Social media has been a big part of my life ever since the days of MySpace and having a college email to log into Facebook. I remember the first time I dialed up into AOL and got my first ICQ account. I’ve immersed since the…