Well it’s no secret Winter has done it’s best to keep a firm grip on the season. The good news is.. Spring is here. It is one of our family’s favorite seasons. There is so much good that happens this time of year and we are reminded that new beginnings are always possible. #rejoice
You could imagine my sigh of relief when a new study came out that said quality trumps quantity when it comes to spending time with your children. My reality is that I’m at work more than I’m at home. When I’m with my kids I do my best to embrace the moment and make it one that is all about us. These ‘moments’ are sometimes just minutes but I know it’s really important to my son and daughter. Check out the story TODAY did on the study.
Had a really great time on TODAY with cool and funny moms Randi Zuckerberg and Jen Hatmaker! The idea was to bond and joke about the not so glam sides of having a baby. The #ParentingTeam posted next month’s question so take your shot. Submit a video or an article and you could end up in one of the segments that will air on TODAY next month. If you didn’t see it.. I posted this months segment below!
THE CHALLENGE: Raising kids is stressful. Let’s share ways to make it less so.
We welcome your time-saving hacks, practical tips and advice. Have a trick that helps on hectic mornings? Advice to calm a tantrum or soothe a moody tween? Please share! OR maybe you have a mantra for happy parenting, a strategy for coping when you feel overwhelmed, a photo or video that makes you smile. Spread the love – tell us about it! Submit your thoughts here!
Hi from New York! I’m up here all week guest hosting Early TODAY and First Look on MSNBC. I wanted to say thank you to everyone who shared my post on What I Wish I had Known Before Bringing Home Baby. It was the TODAY Show’s Parenting Team question of the month. On Thursday tune in to the TODAY Show during the 8AM hour. I’ll be joining some other moms to talk about all the weird things that happen when you’re expecting! Should be a fun and informative conversation. See you on TODAY!
One of my favorite things to do is visit schools and read to kids. I’m so afraid in this digital age the art of reading a good book will be lost. I love showing children how fun it can be and how much we can learn from reading. I visited Brookfield Elementary in Chantilly where I got to read to 3rd, 4th and 5th graders. I read Dr. Seuss’ “I can read with my eyes shut”. The kids loved it and in the end agreed when we close our eyes we can miss a lot of great and interesting things out there. Thanks for the invite!