Can't Ride a Bike at 8 - How Bad?

"Hi Sabrina," the email began. (Hi! Thanks for writing!) "My 8 year old son has not learned how to ride a bike yet. Is this really bad? I feel guilty that at this age he doesn't know how to ride." Low bike-skills guilt -- I get it. As moms we a...

Learning to plan ahead during the holidays is a lesson in frustration

Now that I am a mother of two, a wife and a work-from-home-mom, I'm finding that getting everything done in time is harder than I thought. Weekends have already been a source of do-it-all frustration, but now I've added the Christmas card picture and...

The eating battle with toddlers

According to Professor David Benton of the University of Wales Swansea, one of the reasons toddlers become such picky eaters between the ages of 18 and 24 months is neophobia. This built-in safety mechanism helps to protect them from accidentally ing...


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