We live in a scary world. I am not sure if it’s really darker than the days of the Holocaust, the days of the Mongol conquests, or any time the world has been at war. We just live in an age when news happens instantaneously and what is a world away seems like it’s in […]
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Eighteen years. That’s the most, as parents, we typically get with our children — to call them ours, to raise them, to hold them close. And it all goes by in a flash. But there are effortless ways to connect with your kids in that precious time. They’re simple moments, conversations, and activities that don’t […]
Many would say that I am pretty extreme when it comes to car seat safety. Like, “you want to rear-face your child until they are FOUR?!” Yes, yes I do. And that’s because I care about my child’s life and using best practice, not just most convenient practice. So now with cold weather upon us, […]
My name is Kara. I am an INFJ. It’s taken over 2 decades to fully understand myself and I realized that in cracking the code of my personality, I had the key to understanding both my greatest parenting strengths and my utter weaknesses. Understanding myself through my personality traits has not only helped me relate […]
The day my oldest daughter was born, the weight of motherhood set in. I could feel the responsibility of life on my chest, the responsibility to raise her, and the responsibility to nurture her little soul. I suddenly had a future flashing before my eyes where I dreaded the day I would first lose her […]