Moving Day - Talking to Kids About the Transition

Moving Day - Talking to Kids About the Transition

by Twigtale

Is moving day bringing up mixed feelings? We asked two moms and one preschool teacher to tell us about their approach to helping children cope with the transition. Allison Lefrak, consumer protection attorney at the Federal Trade Commission, Anne, preschool teach for nine years, and Patricia Sasser, dean of students at a Connecticut boarding/day high school provide their insight.

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Making Nightmares - A Creative Way to Help Young Kids with Nightmares

Making Nightmares - A Creative Way to Help Young Kids with Nightmares

by Carrie Southworth, co-founder

As a parent, I often think I can help my child better than anyone else.  But recently I was reminded that great ideas can come from anyone who loves and cherishes your child.

You see, my 4 year-old daughter Savannah had been having trouble with nightmares.  Nothing too extreme.  Just the occasional middle of the night wake-up, cry-fest.  We would go in, help comfort her, and she'd go back to sleep.

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Maternity Leave Zen

Maternity Leave Zen

by Allison Lefrak

It took me two days of maternity leave—before the baby arrived—to get over the feeling that I was playing hooky.   

I got a pedicure, stocked up on groceries, prepared meals and froze them, organized the baby clothes, installed the car seat. By day three, I’d long since forgotten about work and was toying with the idea of outlining a novel.

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Carrie Southworth on This Week in Startups!

Carrie Southworth on This Week in Startups!

by Sara Garrity, MSW

Our Founder Carrie Southworth was interviewed by Jason Calacanis on his This Week in Startups podcast yesterday. If you couldn't watch the live broadcast, a recording is posted below! 

You don't want to miss this dialogue. Here are some gems from from the interview: 

-     Jason is a "high extrovert" and loves doing this podcast. We like his story. 

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