The Great Potty Challenge!!! JULY, 2015

Dude. We have THE best deal for you. It's limited and there are rules so come here, listen closely. You've probably heard I signed a fancy book deal with Simon and Schuster. The launch for the revamped, beautiful book with new bonus material  is June 16th...whoo-hoo! The book is also available for PRE-ORDER.  That means…
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Stop Quizzing My Homeschooling Kid

I'm not entirely sure what's behind this compulsion but I'm asking the world in general to please stop randomly quizzing my homeschooling child. I understand you are well-meaning. I understand that you may have doubts that my child is up to par. I understand that you may not fully "get" homeschooling and so you are…
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It’s Almost Bathing Suit Season…Are You Feeling Good?

I live in New England, which means we've had a HARD winter. And while there are still little mounds of snow on the ground, we are all well aware that soon enough we'll be bitching about how hot it is and hanging out at the beach to cool down. If you've ever been to a…
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The REALLY, REALLY Great News With A Tiny Bit Of So-So News

Omg. I'm so excited to share this fantastic news. As you all know, we self-published a print version of Oh Crap Potty Training in March to an enormously great response.  Because my life works this way (and I'm not complaining), the day before it went live on Amazon, a fabulous literary agent contacted me. I…
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Movie Review; Class Dismissed

My local homeschool group, ENRICHri will be hosting a showing of the movie Class Dismissed, A film about learning outside the classroom. I was asked to do a review of the film before hand, because as we all know, I tend to be vocal in my opinion. This film is amazing. If you have even…
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Balance: How Do I “Do It All”?

At least once a day, I'm asked how I balance it all; homeschooling, owning a thriving business, self-care, recreational aerialist, all as a single mom. I've really struggled with an answer for this. Apparently, I put on a really good show of "doing it all."  Um. Yeah.  I don't do it all. But I do…
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The Kid Who Just Can’t Release The Pee

This is a very common scenario. You start potty training. Everything is going great. The child quickly understands the feeling of having to go pee. They tell you. They sit. And nothing. Nada. Zilch. That's cool. They get up, go about their business. Have the feeling. Tell you. Go and sit. More nothing. This goes…
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Is Night Training Really Necessary?

If potty training itself has the potential to scare the bejeezus out of parents, then night training has the potential to cause full blown panic attacks. WAKE A SLEEPING CHILD? ARE YOU KIDDING ME? I get parents practically shouting at me through the internet. So of course, the next question then becomes, is night training…
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