The Pitfalls of Lawnmower Parenting

The Pitfalls of Lawnmower Parenting

As parents, it’s hard to watch our kids make mistakes. I’ve watched my kids make plenty. One hates homework and often forgets to hand it in, even after my many reminders. I remind him every single morning before he leaves the house about it. I even tried...
Tips for a Fun Family Trip

Tips for a Fun Family Trip

Weekends can be the perfect amount of time to get away. Long enough to get some fun things done, but you’re not gone so long that everyone gets bored. Last year, my husband and I took our three kids to St. Louis, MO. We had been there before on a wedding...
Vaccinations: Dangerous or Life-Saving?

Vaccinations: Dangerous or Life-Saving?

Just over five years ago, the New York City Department of Health issued a warning about an outbreak of Measles in northern Manhattan and the Bronx and urged all New Yorkers to make sure they are vaccinated against Measles. It highlighted what we are experiencing today...