Parenting

 
TALES OF A HARDWORKING MOM

When the enemy strikes

on Nov. 01, 2016, at 7:37 p.m.
DOUBLE DUTCH PLUS THREE

Why taking down the screens isn’t a 10-minute job

on Nov. 01, 2016, at 4:58 p.m.
THE SCRAPED-UP KID

Want your kids to stay in Maine? Teach them to appreciate Maine.

on Oct. 24, 2016, at 4:32 p.m.
Maine is taking its share of hits these days. Want your kids to stay here? Stop listening to the trash talk them and teach them to appreciate Maine.
NOW YOU HAVE TWO!

The Seasonal Slump

on Oct. 24, 2016, at 11:54 a.m.
THE SCRAPED-UP KID

Is your kids’ screen time really as low as you think? Mine wasn’t.

on Oct. 20, 2016, at 8:26 a.m.
A new study shows that kids are spending fifteen times more time watching Netflix than they do playing outside. How do my kids stack up on screen time?
TALES OF A HARDWORKING MOM

Ode to the Undecided

on Oct. 15, 2016, at 11:47 p.m.
THE SCRAPED-UP KID

Thank you, Donn Fendler, for your story

on Oct. 11, 2016, at 12:26 p.m.
Donn Fendler, Maine legend and author of Lost on a Mountain in Maine, died this weekend. His influence on kids and the lessons of his ordeal live on.
TALES OF A HARDWORKING MOM

13.5 reasons why your diet won’t work

on Oct. 07, 2016, at 10:13 a.m.
NOW YOU HAVE TWO!

Now They Are Two

on Oct. 06, 2016, at 2:51 p.m.
ALL THE WORDS

When quirks are inherited

on Sept. 28, 2016, at 4:52 p.m.
DOUBLE DUTCH PLUS THREE

Being Dutch, becoming American: a good time for a tough decision?

on Sept. 27, 2016, at 11:43 a.m.
NOW YOU HAVE TWO!

Confessions of an (Unintentional) Co-sleeper

on Sept. 21, 2016, at 4:10 p.m.
DOUBLE DUTCH PLUS THREE

And today? Today I just sat.

on Sept. 14, 2016, at 10:35 a.m.
NOW YOU HAVE TWO!

That Time I Stumped a Gallup Pollster

on Sept. 08, 2016, at 1:39 p.m.
DOUBLE DUTCH PLUS THREE

The powerful role of play – let’s look at education from a different perspective.  

on Sept. 06, 2016, at 12:01 p.m.
THE SCRAPED-UP KID

Back to school, but not back to boring

on Sept. 01, 2016, at 3:46 p.m.
Just because it’s time to go back to school, that doesn’t mean the adventures are over. I just need to expand my thinking.
THE SCRAPED-UP KID

The DeLorme gazetteer taught me everything I know about Maine

on Aug. 30, 2016, at 4:53 p.m.
The news that Garmin will continue to make the DeLorme gazetteer that defined my childhood was a great relief. Now I just need to take my kids driving.
DOUBLE DUTCH PLUS THREE

Line drying laundry as an easy way to reflect

on Aug. 30, 2016, at 7:38 a.m.
ALL THE WORDS

Top ten hopes for the new school year

on Aug. 28, 2016, at 8:35 p.m.
TALES OF A HARDWORKING MOM

Snap back to reality

on Aug. 28, 2016, at 9:41 a.m.