Anna Rogers is a transplant from the Carolinas with a background in marketing and graphic communications. She is a wife and mother who loves to garden, cook, and practice yoga. Anna is passionate about travel, which at its core is really a passion for people, as she believes people and community are what truly bring life and beauty into a place.
The Downside of Limiting Risky Play
While it seems counterintuitive, overprotecting kids and regulating their play is yielding negative effects – physically, mentally, and emotionally. Our societal shift toward “risk-free” environments is actually setting our children up for more risk down the road.
Woman Next Door: Re-entering the Workforce
Adding a child to the family means important decisions must be made: “Should I return to work, or stay at home? Should I try and work part-time? If I stay home, when will I return to work?” These are all tricky questions, and the answers aren’t one-size-fits-all.
Time spent with dad is vital to our children, and dads knowing their kids is enriching and life-giving. He plays, teaches, and corrects in his own style. We are each uniquely suited to be our children’s parents, and those precious moments with dad are shaping each of them into their own unique selves.