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Q&A with Carrie

When we first started out, I wish I had listened to those that blazed this trail before me. I was constantly hearing, "Trust your instincts. You know your child better than anyone else ever will, listen to them, follow their lead." They were absolutely right. Children are naturally hungry for knowledge, and it doesn't have to fit inside the pages of a textbook.

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Parenting When You Lack Emotion

I’m continually learning new strategies for handling the emotions of my children. They’re tiny people filled with adult-sized feelings. They overflow and overwhelm their small hearts and minds. If you feel like you’re failing as a parent because you’re constantly messing up just know I’m right there beside you. I’m waving a white flag while downing dark chocolate. It’s hard, and even harder when deep emotion isn’t second nature.