I am terrible at sports. In fact, I stink at anything remotely athletic. As a kid, I did not find youth sports enjoyable. The idea of a friendly family game of softball or soccer literally makes my stomach hurt....
It was a warm summer’s day. My kids and I were outside for our daily dose of vitamin D and vitamin N (nature!). My oldest son was playing on the swing set. I was picking weeds. And my youngest son...
Getting out of the house with children is quite the feat. And if you're anything like me, arriving late to events is more stressful than most other circumstances in life. Since having kids, I've grown more relaxed on start times...
Summer is just around the corner, things are re-opening, and it is a great time to enter the working world. It can be very daunting for those new to employment. Here are some tips to help your teen snag...
Yassss! The end of the school year is upon us! I'm sharing a super cute printable, Stay-in-Touch Cards for Kids, sure to make their summer sparkle a little brighter. Gone are the late nights of homework, evening sports practices,...
Out to Dinner My husband and I joke that I should never go out to dinner with the family. When I go, the kids behave terribly. My husband frequently takes our three sons (ages 6, 4, and 1.5) out to a...
My father grew up in the heart of Yonkers, New York. He was a hopeless athlete, a brilliant communicator, a social butterfly, and an often distracted student. Even back in the 50s, he had qualities of what we would...
I have been a social worker for almost nine years now. I have worked many jobs and have experienced some amazing things during my short career. It has been an honor to look back on my life. I see...
Like many of us, you've probably spent more time watching TV in the last few months than you typically do. When you're tired of Disney and tiger "sanctuaries," here are a few lesser-known documentaries worth checking out. These are...
How can we possibly thank you for putting up with our kids' antics and um, putting up with us? Here's a an Ode to Volunteer Coaches, a tribute, if you will. But we're sure it doesn't even scratch the...
My favorite part of a soccer game is definitely the anticipation. Will this be the cross to the forward that results in a goal? Will the keeper grab the ball before it smashes into the net? Can the mid-fielder...
Look at this picture. You've seen hundreds like it on social media. Adorable, right? Cute baby playing with her dog, the dog lying down nicely as she approaches . . . Actually, this photo is far from innocent and safe.  This...
The Sharing Scenario Child A has a toy. Child B wants it (of course). Child B asks nicely if he/she can play with it. What do you do? Can we all agree upon a standard approach? You know, so that...
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Help! My Kid’s a Biter!

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Help! My kid's a Biter! He is sweet, kind, loving, and cuddly. But for some reason, when he feels threatened, he bites. It happened often when he was younger. He would bite his brother or sister when they smothered him...

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Guide to Parks in the Albuquerque Area

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Because we're raising littles, we all know the importance of parks. And finding a good park that fits your family is a parenting necessity....