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Bullying: How to Help if Your Child is a Victim

The past week has had me thinking about bullies a lot…and sadly not because I just watched Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, although that program serves as a case study in bullying and toxic masculinity. From the moment Rudolph comes into the world, even his own father expresses shame over the fact that he looks different. […]

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Chattanooga Holiday Events

Chattanooga Holidays: Family Holiday Events Roundup 2017

Oh, my goodness! I feel just like Will Ferrell in the movie Elf: “It’s SANTA!” From the holiday events at our children’s school to the ornament exchanges and Christmas cookie decorating, there is so much fun to be had this season – whether you decide to stay indoors or venture outside! Happy Holidays in Chattanooga […]

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Chattanooga Halloween Events 2017

Chattanooga Halloween Events 2017

We have finally entered my favorite part of the year: the holiday season! Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas, oh my! I don’t know if it’s because I love anything with a theme, all the activities available in and around our community, or the fact that people come together more. No matter, the holiday season is a […]

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Instagrammers I'm Loving

Instagrammers I’m Loving: Local Edition

So I’m addicted to my phone. Let’s just get that out there straightaway. I get my news from my phone, I keep up with my friends through my phone, I check the weather with my phone, I take pictures of my cute kid with my phone. You name it, there’s probably an app for it, […]

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Parenting Transitions High School Edition

It Ain’t Easy Being (a) Teen: 7 Tips for a Smooth Transition into High School

I still remember the morning my friend Laura taught me the secret to leaving our weekly toddler playgroup without tears and meltdowns – either by my son or me – when I felt incapable of the seamless transitions Laura and her sweet daughter Lily always seemed to make. With six months more of parenting under […]

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