Thanks to you, the next parent I see dealing with rambunctious children will encounter a more compassionate version of me.
Author Archive | Jodie
My own children grew up feeding the geese. This was many many years ago – before Google and Facebook taught us that bread and corn are not good for birds.
When our average Midwestern family decided to host an exchange student we didn’t realize how much our lives would change!
Our children learn a lot about life when someone dies. Allowing them to work through the funeral and grieving process along with you is healthy.
What happens when college kids come home for winter break, and how do you survive as parents? Hint: The TV and remote are no longer yours.
Bundle up and burn off some energy. Here are all of the best places to go ice skating in Rochester, Minnesota, as well as places to buy skating equipment.
I am doing my best to help a mother get her baby. Her baby. Here are some misconceptions about surrogacy that I’ve encountered.
Nothing prepares you. We all become mothers at different times. For some of us, it’s that first pregnancy test, for others it’s the moment of birth, and for some of the rest of us it can be years of love in the heart before they reach our arms. No matter how motherhood arrives, we try […]
Here are some of the things I’ve learned about how to prepare your teenager and yourself for their move to college before it actually gets here.
It’s no secret that I wear my heart on my sleeve. I cry for a lot of reasons, but I didn’t cry when I watched my son graduate. Here’s why.