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Oh, that big debate…screen time!

My boys were not born into the electronic age, so I’m not sure how we got to the place where electronics were so prominent in our house. It started slowly it seems, a game system with cute car games meant to provide family entertainment. Soon enough, the kids were...

It all begins with me…

Years ago, when my son was about 4 yrs old and struggling so much, I reached out for help to “fix” him. I was so relieved to find that help through an amazing local organization BUT, to my surprise, they wanted to work with me instead. I was taken aback - I already...

End-of-school-year madness!

I find this time of the year stressful. There….I said it! Many parents are counting down the days until there’s no more homework, no more lunches to make and the lazy days of summer begin. For me, as a child, this time of the year represented a lot of changes and a...

Emotions…the things that get in the way!

Don’t get me wrong, I’m not saying that emotions are bad since in reality they are critically important, no matter if they are positive or negative emotions. What I am saying is that certain situations call for us to be less emotional. One of those times is when we...

About Penny

I am One Grateful Mama Bear. Being around children, learning about children and learning from children has made me who I am - so grateful for all of it!