Category Archives: Quirky Family

The Girl with the Curl–Good Kids with Challenging Behaviors

The Girl with the Curl–Good Kids with Challenging Behaviors

Some posts are harder to write because they bring up a lot of emotion. Some are harder because you know they will be read by the people in your life who may judge you or react poorly. I guess this one is both. When you become a parent, you hear all kinds of advice and… [more]

Summer Vacation Journals

Summer Vacation Journals

Journals are a great way to capture memories for kids from summer camp, family vacations and other special experiences. Plus, they help with writing skills and creative expression. [more]

iVillage PBS KIDS Summer Reading Challenge

iVillage PBS KIDS Summer Reading Challenge

I’ve always loved to read and my kids love when I read to them. Bug is starting to read independently and LadyBug will start learning in earnest when she starts Kindergarten this fall. So far, we are lucky that our kids love reading. But not every family is as lucky and even if you are,… [more]

Happy 5th Birthday, LadyBug!

Happy 5th Birthday, LadyBug!

This little girl is full of personality, can’t you tell? Look at the sparkle in her eyes! She’s funny, and can be incredibly generous and sweet. And although I think she struggles sometimes to keep it all together, she can be sheer delight. When she joined us 5 years ago, it was on her own… [more]

Cyberbullying Chat Today on The Motherhood

[This is a cross-post with Quirky-Tech.com] I am very passionate about the dangers of cyberbullying and the importance of parents getting involved/being informed. Cyberbullying is different from the in-person bullying many of us grew up with because 1) it follows you to your school, your friend’s house, and your home, 2) it’s psychological more than… [more]