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MoM Monday: 5 Ways To Help Kids Fight Spring Fever & Focus on Academics

1 May

Fight spring fever this time of year on Helicopter Mom and Just Plane Dad

Fourth quarter is in full swing at our school. While my boys might want to back off the books and lean into vacation mode, I’m having none of it. The rule in our home is that you play the hardest near the end of the game. Those last few tests can nudge up grades or […]

KIDS EMAIL is the safest way for children to communicate online!

5 Apr

kids email is safe

As an extremely protective parent, I relish any items that would keep my daughter safe. I’ve come to rely on my instincts as well as new technology to help me do my job. I came across the KIDSEMAIL.org website and was immediately intrigued. They have compensated me for my honest opinion on their product.   […]

Mom Monday-Spring Activities For Children To “Grow” Their Motor Skills

3 Apr

Spring Activities For Children on Helicopter Mom and Just Plane Dad

A few years back, a really cool trend started “popping” up as a new Easter tradition … planting jelly beans and replacing them with lollipops overnight. This is a really fun way to bring some magic into those young eyes who still believe in the Easter Bunny and other seasonal characters that light up their […]

Mom Monday-Fun outdoor activities for kids and their dogs during winter

13 Mar

Fun outdoor activities for kids and their dogs on Helicopter Mom and Just Plane Dad

Winter months are often cold, which means parents, their children, and their pets, may not be able to go out to do their normal routine.  However, there are plenty of safe activities that you can all do even as the temperature goes down.  As you will see, these fun outdoor activities for kids and their […]

Have you ever lost your child?

8 Mar

hide and seek with mom and baby

We pride ourselves on protecting our kids; helicopter parents take this task to heart.  Imagine for a brief moment, my terror at losing my one and half year old.  Have you ever lost your child? Even though this event occurred over 16 years ago, I still recall the panic stricken feeling, the increased blood pressure, the quickening […]