Recent Articles by Erin Stewart
Published: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 11:04 am MDT
The old adage of "do your best" has been replaced with the new childhood mantra of "be THE best."
Published: Tuesday, August 26, 2014 3:26 pm MDT
While I’m prepping my house and brain and closets for the school year, I also like to take time every year to prep my kids for the social component of school.
Published: Tuesday, August 19, 2014 3:53 pm MDT
In the end, depression will be fought and conquered personally and privately. But that doesn’t mean anyone — mothers, fathers, sons or daughters — should wage the battle alone.
Published: Tuesday, August 12, 2014 3:40 pm MDT
We, as parents, are the ones trying to make play dates fit with our lives. We want them to be orderly, planned and well-supervised. But the best play dates are messy, completely chaotic and have nothing to do w...
Published: Tuesday, July 15, 2014 3:40 pm MDT
Men and women looking for love via reality TV are getting more desperate than ever. In a new FYI Network show called “Married at First Sight,” three men and three women will show up at the altar on ...
Published: Tuesday, July 8, 2014 6:00 pm MDT
LDS Family Services is no longer handling adoptions. My husband and I have been on their profile/waiting list for almost eight months, so the news that we need to find another agency definitely puts a bump in o...
Published: Tuesday, July 1, 2014 3:55 pm MDT
Summer is an amazing time with my kids, but it can also be a little daunting to fill all those days. So here are some summer rules we stick by in our house to keep the days full and everyone smiling until Septe...
Published: Wednesday, June 11, 2014 11:42 am MDT
There are those moments – the ones promised by parenting books – that peek through during the long and often patience-thinning days. They are the moments I have been on the lookout for lately.
Published: Wednesday, May 28, 2014 2:32 pm MDT
When I have a weak moment of comparison, I can’t help but feel a little jealous of my friends who are still working. For a moment, I feel like they are somehow beating me. Then, I remember we are climbing...
Published: Wednesday, May 14, 2014 1:12 pm MDT
Children need to see their mothers smile, laugh and lose themselves in the moment.