Category Archives: KIDS

Scared About School? How to Combat the Anxiety of Sending Your Kids Back

It happened again. A parent’s worst nightmare. This time in Uvalde, TX. The end of this school year (post-pandemic) should have ONLY been filled with joy for our kids after two years of abnormality. Instead, almost twenty families will never be the same. It’s heartbreaking. Although the summer months are still in front of us as I write this, I’m sure many parents are already thinking about the fall…scared about school and filled with anxiety about sending their children back.

I don’t blame them. I am one of them. Continue reading Scared About School? How to Combat the Anxiety of Sending Your Kids Back

Best PBC Parks Roundup: Where to Go When School’s OUT!

In college, school breaks meant freedom, party time, bathing in the sun (so many regrets) and bar hopping with friends. As parents, school breaks have an entirely different meaning. Now it’s more like traffic, confusion about what to do with the kids, baking in the the sun while loading and unloading children and park hopping.

My, how the mighty have fallen…

Don’t get me wrong, I wouldn’t change it for the world. (Okay, maybe the baking in the sun in OCTOBER part.) Classes and play dates are fun and we do enjoy them from time to time, but there’s a certain freedom of exploration and magic in spending the day at the best PBC parks. Continue reading Best PBC Parks Roundup: Where to Go When School’s OUT!