Do the supply lists and back-to-school clothes shopping expectations overwhelm you? You’re not alone. In this episode, Meagan and Sarah share real-life tips and tricks for minimizing back-to-school stress and enjoying the process of returning to routine.
Repeat after us, moms: It’s going to be okay. It’s going to be okay. It’s going to be okay.
Choosing a school for your child can seem like a life-altering, permanent decision. In Episode 16, Meagan and Sarah are here to reassure you that it isn’t. We share our own experience making school choices for our kids, from private to public to home schooling to charters to magnets to lotteries to…
(Nope, not kidding. We’ve actually experienced, and discuss in this episode, all of those things.)
Cleaning your house while your kids are still growing is like shoveling the walk before it stops snowing.
Or so the saying goes, right? But as much as we’d like to throw our hands in the air sometimes, there are things that have to get done.
In episode 15, Meagan and Sarah get into the details of chores, home management, delegating, and helping kids take on age-appropriate responsibilities.
Well, we’ve reached THAT point in the summer. The one where you have no idea what day it is and your kids eat Otter Pops and Nutella-straight-from-the-jar for breakfast (and if you think we’re exaggerating, just WAIT).
What does “stranger danger” really mean (and is that the best way to phrase it for our kids)? In Episode 13, Meagan and Sarah talk about giving our kids tools and information to make them safer and more capable as their independence increases.
We want our kids to grow up independent, resourceful, and confident. We also care about their safety. So where’s the balance between letting them go and protecting them? And what happens when our ‘risk-tolerance’ is out of synch with the neighborhood norms? Meagan and Sarah discuss all this and more in Episode 12. This is part one in a two-part series on free-range parenting – be sure to check back next week for the continuation of our discussion!