Whether this is your child's first summer camp experience or their 5th, they're likely in a new stage of childhood each year. They might have unique challenges or successes going on in their lives this year, and they're about to be the responsibility of another person for a week or more. What would you say to or hope for in their camp counselor?
"Hey Mom!"Those are the words that many of us hear day in and day out. "Hey mom, where is my uniform?" "Hey mom, can I have a snack?" "Hey Mommy, I don't feel so good." Some days, it is almost to the point that I think if I hear those words one more time, I might lose my ever lovin' mind.
This week's featured partner post is all about Girls Empowerment Network, better known as GEN. I had the chance to chat with Claudia Arellano, Outreach Program Coordinator, and learn about this amazing program. Read on to learn all about these girl experts and how they are changing girls' lives year after year.
In an effort to be the best parent I could be, I did some online research about parenting and thought I would share my findings with you. While all of this advice is as good as gold in my opinion, you should at no point take this post as proven or serious. We all need a little laughter in our lives and this is our effort to bring some joy to into yours.
What is Dad's role?
Most will agree that gender inequalities have declined over the last 50 years. If you don’t believe me, just ask Peggy Olson from the hit TV show Mad Men. I’m sure she’d much rather work for any of today’s tech companies, even with their record of gender inequality, than her early (1950’s) days at the fictitious firm she worked at in the show. However, have we really made much progress? Are we still stuck in the routine of women having control over raising kids while the men have the sole responsibility of bringing home the bacon?