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Blog Posts & Magazine Articles

Road Trip Tips Part I: Essentials

A practical article for parents preparing to embark on a road trip with the kids.

Road Trip Tips Part II: Entertainment

How to keep the kids entertained on a road trip and look like a champ doing it.

The Joy of YES

A parenting article encouraging parents to think about the benefits of saying yes to a child's unusual request.

Dragons and Monsters and Ghosts, Oh My!


Tips for navigating the fearful stage.

7 Parenting Tips That Don't Work

Some common and uncommon parenting tips that don't always deliver as promised.

4 Reasons You Need "Me Time"

Why you need time to yourself & what to do when you can't take it. Take a breath--you can do this!

"Siberia: Vast and Spectacular!"

This article from the Jan 2014 issue of Faces describes the greatly varied geography and climate of Siberia. For children 9-14 years.

"Siberia: Vast and Spectacular!"

"The Legend of the Asmat Drum"

This article from the September 2013 issue of Calliope describes the Asmat people of New Guinea's story of creation and its relevance in their society today. For children 9-14 years.

"The Legend of the Asmat Drum"

"The Four 'Seasons' of Texas"

This article from the April 2013 issue of Faces describes the wild weather of Texas, which can be broken down into four rough seasons. For children 9-14 years.

"The Four 'Seasons' of Texas"

"Gandhi's Spinning Wheel"

This article from the March 2013 issue of Calliope explores the importance of the spinning wheel, both symbolically and in its actual use by Mahatma Gandhi and his followers, as they led India toward independence. For children 9-14 years.