Category: Parenting

A tale of two family rings

A tale of two family rings: Why I gave them to my children now instead of waiting. {Heather's Handmade Life}

We assumed she’d lost the ring at school, as she’d admitted to taking it off. I wondered if I should have just left it safely in my jewelry box.

Momo Challenge a wake-up call for parents

When I was in my second year of university, I made the mistake of watching The Ring. I’d watched plenty of horror movies before and wasn’t bothered — well, except for that one traumatizing viewing of Candyman when I was eight. I can’t say…

Letting kids stay home alone

Letting kids stay home alone: What do they need to know? Heather's Handmade Life}

Through a few frantic texts, we decided we only had one solution that made sense. We left our eight-year-old son home alone.