Do you feel surrounded by kids during this pandemic?
in Kids & Family, Home, That's Life

5 Tips for Pandemic Parenting That Will Give You Hope

Pandemic parenting is hard. Really, really hard. It’s difficult for parents with kids of all ages. We have had to give up control in some areas, while being thrust the control over other things. I’m here to tell you that we can do hard things. We got this.   The impact of COVID-19 on parents around the world has been stark. Many students have traded…

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what are parenting fails and can they signal success
in Kids & Family, That's Life

Parenting Fails: Cutting the Amazon Prime Cord

They say don’t worry. The infant stage will pass. You’ll make it through the terrible twos and chasing a pre-schooler. Oh, the teenage years go so fast and then you’ll get used to being an empty nester. They say it will be easier…Public Service Announcement…IT DOES NOT GET EASIER! Yes, the manual labor stops and it should be a period of pure happiness for your…

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how triathlons can make you better parents
in Home, Kids in Tow, Lessons Learned, Life with a Triathlete, Triathlon


  Parenting is one of those things that is really, REALLY hard, but I don’t need to tell you that. We always worry and ask ourselves if we’re doing it right. Should I do this or should I do that? Then, add one or both parents doing triathlons to the mix and yikes… Truth is, there is usually no right answer to the “are we…

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