Talking to Kids About Suicide

Even just writing that sentence gives me chills and a kick-in-the-stomach type feeling. As I’m sure it does for any other parent reading that sentence too. Talking to kids about suicide? That’s a scary topic.…

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Sunscreen Tips for Summer: Applying Sunscreen Quickly with Kids

Even with just one kid, sunscreen is a pain. But with FOUR kids? I knew for this summer I needed a strategy. That’s why I’ve come up with these sunscreen tips for summer to help…

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Water Safety Swim Lessons For Kids: Spear’s Survival Swim Experience

Water Safety Swim Lessons For Kids: Spear’s Survival Swim Experience. I am a HUGE believer in the benefits of water safety swim lessons and each of my four children have taken part in a survival…

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Nightmares and Children: Helping Your Kids to Conquer Bad Dreams

Nightmares and Children: Helping Your Kids to Conquer Bad Dreams. Originally on Team Cartwright. Growing up I had very, very vivid and realistic nightmares. Even now, decades later, I can recall them in detail and…

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Important Recall for Honda Odyssey Owners!

We bought our van back in 2014 and paid it off within that first year. It’s the first car I’ve ever owned and I LOVE it. I love the convince of having a van and…

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