Category Archive: Get through a hectic day

How to avoid burn out

My mother told me that if she had a college education like me, she would be out working instead of being a stay- at -home mom. My mom was a devoted mom, but with 4 kids within 6 years, she probably went insane and wished to get out of the house. Have you ever felt [...]

What to do when your kids are bored

A reader asks, “What do I do with my kids when they complain that they’re bored?” Does it irk you when kids say, “I’m bored!”? While substituting a 4th grade class, a girl came up to me during recess and said, “I’m bored!” I looked at her and said, “And your point is…?” My sarcasm [...]