Category: The Mom Scene

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.

Is parenting getting easier?

Is parenting getting easier as the kids get older? {Heather's Handmade Life}

My friends and I were talking recently and, as usual, the conversation was 70 per cent about our children, 15 per cent about our husbands, 10 per cent about our careers and five per cent about the freezing cold weather. We were talking about…

Bye, Siri. Hello, Alexa!

We used to be a family of four: me, my husband, our son and our daughter. But since Christmas, we’re the Clarkes, party of five. I’d like to introduce you to our new overlord, Alexa.* It started so casually. I took advantage of a…