2013 -- It's the year to start slowing down

Do you ever feel like life is a race and you are left wondering where the finish line is? Are you worried that life will overtake you? Do you feel that your life as a parent  is one big race against time with our quest to ensure our children are doing x in order to achieve Y and not be left behind. Whether it’s speed-walking, speed-dating, speed-dialling and heaven forbid speed drive-thru funerals in the US - there is a need for us all to simply SLOW down and perhaps not cram so much into our days....more

Why I Quit Everything

Last September, when my five-year-old started kindergarten, she also went to swimming lessons twice a week, gymnastics class once a week, music class on Saturday mornings and a weekly play group at the community growing center. ...more

You are so right! As a very busy working mother, with a four- and five-year-old, I have found ...more

Helicopters Landing: Overparenting Trend Taking a Turn?

Perhaps I have been team parenting too long! With our five kids and their six different sports, we are two worn-out parents!! Just this evening, as basketball season opened for my high school aged daughter, I, once again a designated team parent, was rushing...more

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