Come Celebrate!

Parent Backpack 2 coverIt’s a book launch party –

The Parent Backpack for Kindergarten through Grade 5

FRIDAY, AUGUST 9th at 7:00pm at Westwinds Bookshop in Duxbury, MA – in partnership with the Duxbury Free Library

 No registration required. Hope to see you there!

Order The Parent Backpack in paperback or e-book today



Kindergarten Checklist

The to-do lists look similar – fill out forms, get school supplies, try on clothes, wonder how they got so big so fast, buy new shoes, get ready for Welcome Day – but the emotions change daily.

No matter how excited your child appears to be for Kindergarten – or how ready you think you are – it’s a big milestone for kids and parents. [Read more...]

Understanding that Kindergarten – Grade 5 Journey

With Kindergarten Sign-ups and Orientations filling up calendars across the country, I thought I’d take a moment to share some perspective that I wish I had when my oldest daughter entered Kindergarten. And if you’re a parent with older kids still trying to make sense of it all, it’s never too late. [Read more...]