Archive for the ‘columns & features’ Category

Parenting with a PhD: Gratitude Revisited.

Parenting with a PhD: Gratitude Revisited.
By Kristen Berthiaume: It’s that time again – time for your FB newsfeed to be filled with daily postings of what people are thankful for! By Black Friday, you’ll probably be thankful for a return to the usual fare of crazy political rants and random YouTube videos. If public displays of gratitude...
November 12th, 2013 | columns & features, contributors, featured | Read More

Parenting with a PhD: The Bucket List

Parenting with a PhD: The Bucket List
By: Kristen Berthiaume The Bucket List: It’s Not Just for Summer Anymore! If you’re one if those “on the ball” kinda moms, you’ve probably made a Summer Bucket List (add link to Bham Mommy article – maybe it’s from last year?) with your kids. The list is most likely bright...
July 8th, 2013 | columns & features, featured | Read More

Parenting with a PhD: Putting Scary Dreams to Bed

Parenting with a PhD: Putting Scary Dreams to Bed
By: Kristen Berthiaume, PhD It’s the beginning of summer and you’re too busy having fun or trying to keep track of which camp your kid goes to today for a long article (also, I have a newborn so there’s that).  This one will be brief. If you’re like 90-something % of Americans (not an actual...
May 29th, 2013 | columns & features, featured, to live | Read More

Parenting with a PhD: Separation Anxiety

Parenting with a PhD: Separation Anxiety
By: Kristen Berthiaume PhD Every Time You Go Away… Helping Your Kid Deal with Separation Anxiety My thanks to Hall & Oates for the title (you’re singing it in your head now, aren’t you? Sorry about that…). Separation anxiety is a normal part of development that typically occurs in infants...
April 29th, 2013 | columns & features, featured, to live | Read More

The Gray Area: Cause and Effect

The Gray Area: Cause and Effect
By: Misty Smith Cause & Effect: Forgiveness or Revenge? Those possible turning points in relationships where the decision of forgiveness or revenge is the one we make. It’s that hurtful word or event or that embarrassing moment that puts us in complete control of the future of our relationship....
April 22nd, 2013 | columns & features, featured, to live | Read More

The Reluctant Domestic: Daring Greatly at Parenting

The Reluctant Domestic: Daring Greatly at Parenting
By: Lissa Peterson On the way into preschool yesterday morning, I dropped my four-year-old daughter’s backpack on the ground. “Here you go, mommy,” she said, picking it up. “You messed up. You mess up a lot, don’t you?” “I don’t know about a lot,” I responded, “but I certainly do...
March 13th, 2013 | columns & features, featured, to live | Read More

Parenting with a PhD: House Divided

Parenting with a PhD: House Divided
By Kristen Berthiaume: No, this isn’t an article on the pain and suffering caused by living in a split Auburn/Alabama household, although I’m sure there are some cases out there of HDSD (House-Divided Stress Disorder). No, you see – it’s February – the month of love. So what better time to...
February 19th, 2013 | columns & features, featured, to live | Read More

The Gray Area: Flirtationships; A Little Fun or A lot of Damage

The Gray Area: Flirtationships; A Little Fun or A lot of Damage
By: Misty Smith A friend of mine sent me a text this morning that read: “FLIRTATIONSHIP; More than a friendship less than a relationship.” I thought…WOW! I had no idea there was a word for this…lol, and I just couldn’t resist using this. I mean we are talking about “Gray” areas...
February 11th, 2013 | columns & features, featured, to live | Read More

Parenting with a PhD: School Safety

Parenting with a PhD: School Safety
By: Kristen Berthiaume It’s been over a month since the horrible tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School, and many of us parents are still feeling pretty powerless. We send our kids to school each morning with a big hug and silent prayers that it’s just a normal day. Fortunately, there is more that...
January 29th, 2013 | columns & features, featured, to live | Read More

The Gray Area: Post-It to SMS

The Gray Area: Post-It to SMS
By: Misty Smith The Mayans projected that the world would end in 2012, but we are all still here. As I sit here thinking about the events that took place in my life in 2012, I am drawn to some of the “endings” that occurred that still weigh heavily on my mind: the ending of a business, the ending...
January 10th, 2013 | columns & features, featured, to live | Read More