Strength to Fight Interview: Creating a Digital Well for Moms

I had so much fun chatting with Josh Gilman at Strength to Fight. Check out the full interview here: In case you’re interested, here are some links to resources we mentioned in the interview: Petra’s Power to See: A Media Literacy Adventure (from Educate and Empower Kids). Join Petra and her dad as they venture… Read More Strength to Fight Interview: Creating a Digital Well for Moms

The Truth About Female Empowerment: 3 Lessons to Help Build Strong Girls

Before I developed complications from EDS, I loved to dance. Now mostly I just watch and yearn. For instance last night, when my husband and I happened to catch one of those dance competitions on TV. Beautiful things happen on that stage. People show their souls to the world. Artists are born. But last night,… Read More The Truth About Female Empowerment: 3 Lessons to Help Build Strong Girls

Lessons from a “Kid-friendly” App: Dealing with Predators

While spot-checking my children’s devices, I’ve found several back doors and secret sides to the kid apps we think are safe. This post includes some lessons I learned along the way, along with tips to fight back. Remember … although I might use a specific app as an example, simply banning that app might not… Read More Lessons from a “Kid-friendly” App: Dealing with Predators

For the lonely mothers at Christmastime: 7 Tips for mamas missing their kiddos

It’s a chilly December day, and I’m staring blankly out the tall airport terminal window. Somewhere nearby a baby giggles and holiday music tinkles through the overhead speakers, but it does little to lighten my mood. Down on the tarmac, a massive metal bird has swallowed precious cargo: my two little boys. I imagine them… Read More For the lonely mothers at Christmastime: 7 Tips for mamas missing their kiddos