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Summer Quality Time with Your Kids

Summer Quality Time with Your Kids

School's out for summer. And you know what that means for kids and parents everywhere: lots of family time, later than usual bed times, and for working parents especially, a mad scramble to cobble together a week-to-week schedule that keeps the kids engaged and safe…

Carving out time for your Spouse (once you have kids)

Carving out time for your Spouse (once you have kids)

The scene: You’re finally alone with your spouse, out for a nice dinner, and all you can talk about are the kids.

Did you talk to Ms. So-and-So about the science project?
Are you taking [the kid] to piano lessons on Saturday or am I?

What To Do With Unexpected Free Time

What To Do With Unexpected Free Time

What do you do when 30 minutes of free time falls in your lap?  A client with two school aged kids shared this story the other day:

“Pat was grocery shopping, Max was at a playdate, Eliana was taking a nap. I suddenly found myself with a glorious window of time and I should have done something fun, but I had no idea what to do with myself.”

Finding Your Summer Routine

Finding Your Summer Routine

By early June, kids are excited for the last day of school and parents -- eager as they are for a break from the daily grind -- are thinking, what the heck are we gonna do for the next three months? Every parent lives in fear of hearing their kids say those two little words: “I’m bored.”