Category: Parenting mistakes

Sick of summer snacks

Summer vacation has barely begun, and already I am sick to death of the constant requests for snacks! I pack my kids’ lunches — I know how much food they eat during a typical school-day. Why is it that during July and August, their…

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…

Rocked by the report card

Rocked by the report card: I finally opened one that mortified me! {Heather's Handmade Life}

Four years into being an elementary school parent, it finally happened: I opened a report card that mortified me. Our son’s report card was packed with WDs (Well Developed) and glowing comments about how he’s “confident” and “compassionate” and “knows what he has to…