Thank God for Grandparents

Thank God for Grandparents

by Audra Rogers

I bit into a piece of dark chocolate as I sat in my favorite living room chair. I poured a small cup of coffee and exhaled loudly, forcing myself to take an afternoon breather while my toddler napped.

I was in the thick of packing for a trip back home to see our families for the holidays. 

 

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3 Simple Ways to Create Modern Family Moments

 3 Simple Ways to Create Modern Family Moments

by Seedling

The hustle and bustle of the holiday season can be all-consuming. We spend December rushing around town, shopping for gifts, picking up groceries, and hunting for the perfect tree to haul home.

At the heart of the holidays is family and togetherness, so this season, find ways to spend meaningful moments with the ones that bring so much light to your life. 

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How Do You Talk to Your Kids About Economic Privilege?

How Do You Talk to Your Kids About Economic Privilege?

by Twigtale

Carrie Southworth, Twigtale's founder, just published an excellent essay on talking to her children about economic privilege and instilling the values of giving and receiving. We think it's an important topic. To continue the conversation, we're featuring insight from Nishad Chande, co-founder of Twigtale, Lara Hoffman, Deputy Federal Public Defender, Catherine Connors, writer, marketing strategist and author of herbadmother.com, and Sitinee Sheffert, founder of Giving Artfully and Giving Artfully Kids

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In the Toy Aisle of Target

In the Toy Aisle of Target

by Carrie Southworth, co-founder

“Mommy I NEED that Dora the Explorer bubble wand!”

Of course you do. Of course you need that bubble wand RIGHT. NOW.

It takes all my restraint not to launch into a lecture on privilege right there in the toy aisle of Target. A lecture on how lucky my 5-year-old daughter is and how there’s children starving in Africa, who don’t need bubble wands. They need food and healthcare and shelter.

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Tuesday Toddler Tip - Thank You Notes Are Not Just For Mom To Do

We're back!  Hope everyone had a fabulous holiday season!  We are humbled by the response to our appearance in PEOPLE magazine.  Thank you for your support and thank you for your orders!  We know 2014 is going to be a banner year for Twigtale. Here is our Tuesday Toddler Tip:

Involve children in the writing of thank you notes. 

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