How To Talk About LGBTQ With Your Kids [+ Free Resources]

Lately, our family has been dealing with a lot of questions about transgender issues and LGBTQ awareness.  I write for a local LGBT + Ally magazine. My kiddos find

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Returning to the Workforce After Being a Stay-At-Home Parent

Being a stay-at-home parent is a full-time job on its own. But, if your kids are older and you’re thinking about returning to the workforce, you might have

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3 Keys To Teaching Consent And Respecting Boundaries

My Job Is About Respecting Boundaries And ConsentThere comes a moment during small talk with someone new in when they ask what I do for a living.I have

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How To Have The Best Parent Child Playtime (Right Now)

Can You Spend 15 Minutes a Day Doing Whatever Your Kids Want? “Play with me!” Do you struggle with parent child playtime? Does your child beg you to

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Marijuana Saved My Daughter’s Life

The Marijuana Epilepsy Connection My 19-year-old daughter has epilepsy. She had her first seizure at school when she was 16 years old during her Advanced Placement math class.

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How To Defend Your Child’s Non-Gender Conforming Activities

We have all been there. Our son or daughter pick up a non-gender norm activity and someone has to put their two cents in. We know it is

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My Biggest Blogging Mistake

My Biggest Blogging Mistake There’s always something I wish I’d done differently, you know?   Left a bad situation sooner, stayed in a good situation longer.   Too

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What My First Day of Teaching Was Really Like

I had such high hopes for my first day of teaching. I chose to teach after having three impactful teachers that gave me the bright idea to choose

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Should I Track My Child’s Phone Without Them Knowing? Try This, Instead.

Should I track my child’s phone without them knowing? You’re not the first one to wrestle with that question. But before you venture down a path of deception,

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Talking To Children About Death Without Religion

“A coffin? Like, what vampires live in?”My six-year-old asks, as he watches his father and five other pall bearers remove a wooden casket from the funeral home vehicle.“Are

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