Ten 10-Minute Engagement Activities to do with Preschoolers

If you are a parent of a preschooler, you know that the number one thing on their to-do list every single day is to PLAY WITH YOU. As adults, we don’t have the freedom to play all day. Even the stay-at-home parent has to set aside a large portion of the day for taking careContinue reading “Ten 10-Minute Engagement Activities to do with Preschoolers”

Mom Guilt

Flash Fiction February Challenge Day 28, the last one! Today’s prompt is to write a story that is entirely dialogue. The following story is 100% true. While I have truly enjoyed pushing my creative brain to write these flash fiction stories this month–and I have had great opportunity to use them to develop some backgroundContinue reading “Mom Guilt”

Climate Change and Kids: Are We Making the Right Decision?

Last September, I was driving down the freeway, listening to NPR’s Here and Now and they were interviewing a woman in her late 20s about why she is likely not going to have kids because of climate change. At the time, I was about 17 weeks pregnant with my second child and was caught aContinue reading “Climate Change and Kids: Are We Making the Right Decision?”