August 8, 2014
by Meredith Bland
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Netflix for kids: Kindness is Magic

The number one lesson I try to teach my kids is that kindness is the most important thing in the world. That, and Mallowmars. Now, if Mallowmars were sentient and could be kind, THEY would be the most important things … Continue reading

July 8, 2014
by Meredith Bland
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Screen time: I’ve decided not to stress about it.

If you want to get a group of parents squirming uncomfortably, apologizing for their choices, or climbing to the top of Mount Pious and waving their flags for all to see, bring up screen time for kids. I have had … Continue reading

July 1, 2014
by Meredith Bland
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A report, two weeks into summer vacation

I hate summer. Hate hate hate it. I have hated it for as long as I can remember for two reasons: first, I hate small clothes. And, I must add, the feeling is reciprocated. Second, I hate heat and humidity. … Continue reading

June 24, 2014
by Meredith Bland
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I get it, but no: Fourth grader sued for bullying

I’m talking current events today. Well, current events from last week. But still! I am culturally relevant a little bit! There was a time during this past school year where I suspected one of my children was being bullied. Let … Continue reading

June 19, 2014
by Meredith Bland
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Thank you for your honesty, PLUS some awesome giveaway madness

I don’t cook very often. The reason for that is that I am a bad cook, My husband, however, is a good cook. For example, here’s what happens when my husband and I go into the kitchen to make dinner … Continue reading