Starting to think about school choices for the 2022-2023 school year? You’re not alone. It’s the time of year when a lot of families are starting to think about school decisions for Fall 2022, like how to choose a school, how to know whether your child is ready for kindergarten, or just how to best support your child’s education. We have several educators on our contributor team and asked for their advice on some common questions.
With nearly seven years and more than 600 episodes in our library, it’s both fun AND daunting for new listeners to try to find episodes that fit your specific season of motherhood. And I’d like to help! Here’s a playlist for Carly, mom to three kids ages 8, 6, and 5.
When I found out I was pregnant, I immediately started planning. I ordered pregnancy and labor books for next-day delivery, and I followed all of the mom accounts on Instagram. Through those first few months of pregnancy, I created a detailed vision of what motherhood would look like for me. At just over 40 weeks pregnant, I went to my OB for a routine fluid check. After my ultrasound, she walked into my room and told me, “You need to be induced immediately.”
Wait…that wasn’t in my plan.
My abrupt induction was the first hint that motherhood was not going to be about my plans.
Allie, my five-year-old, watches me from the kitchen table. “How can you carry both things?” she asks. Her big brown
When we’re faced with the messes of motherhood, what cleaning products always come to the rescue? We asked our contributors to tell us about the cleaning products they can’t live without.
The air is getting cooler, the days are getting shorter, and it’s dark outside by 5 p.m. If you are prone to the winter blues, as I am, this is the time of year when we really begin to feel it. The reality is, my family and I live in the Midwest, and we have at least three more months of winter weather. Possibly more. I can’t curl up under the cozy covers all weekend long because I have three young kids, but I have learned a few things that keep us happy and entertained even through the dark days of winter.