Tag Archives: #parenting

An Open Letter to Parents: Appreciating the “Juggle”

Dear Parents, Let’s talk about the juggle. I’m sure you know what I’m talking about. Whether you are a parent or not, we all have to juggle multiple responsibilities in order to get what needs to be done… done. As a parent, you are now adding someone who is looking to you. And that’s when […]

Parent’s Blizzard Survival Kit: What You NEED to Keep your Sanity!

Are you ready Maine? We have about 12 short hours to prepare for a pretty nasty storm. Take it from me. During our previous storm, in November 2014 – which wasn’t a blizzard but we lost power for 2 days – I was not prepared. So when the power went out, the kiddos turned to […]

Thoughts on Facebook Parenting: It Takes A Village to Raise a Child

Yesterday, an opinion piece was posted on CNN. The title was “Why Facebook Parenting Can Backfire”. Ignoring the information about crowdsorcing which, honestly has nothing to do with personal posts on social media, its biggest points were: how would your child like that you are airing their dirty laundry on Facebook & that posting questions […]

Historical Bangor – Or My Adventures with Lead Poisoning

As any mother, I want to protect my children from EVERYTHING. Anything and everything. So when something gets past my radar, and messes with my kids, my Mama bear comes out full force. So when my son’s 15 month wellness check returned results that he had a lead count of 6, I immediately started to […]