Sherri Kuhn is a freelance writer, blogger and social media junkie. With a son in college and a daughter in high school, she always has something to write about. Sherri blogs from the heart — with an occasional side of sarcasm and humor. Her writing has been featured on SheKnows, AllParenting, Nickelodeon Parents Connect, Erma Bombeck Writer’s Workshop, Mamalode and BlogHer -- and on her personal blog Old Tweener. She was chosen as a cast member for the 2012 Listen to Your Mother show in San Francisco. Sherri lives in Northern California with her husband, daughter and crazy yellow lab.
While wandering in a daze through the grocery store last week I kept running into a dad with two elementary school-age kids who was clearly auditioning for the "best parent ever" award. It was all I could do not to trip him.Read Full Story
The Department of Health and Human Services awarded a grant of over $740,000 to a company to develop a video game intended to train mothers of preschoolers how to get their kids to eat vegetables. Seriously.Read Full Story
Your child's first day of preschool will always be etched in your mind as a turning point of sorts — little kids seem instantly bigger, older. As moms, we hold back tears, hide in the parking lot to catch a last glimpse or run to the closest Starbucks and try to keep from cheering too loudly.Read Full Story
Take a look around the elementary school playground these days, and laces are almost nonexistent on kids younger than fifth grade. Why are people so reluctant to teach their kids how to tie their shoes? Last time I checked, this was a life skill.Read Full Story
I’ve spent many a summer morning watching swim lessons from the bench, pushing a swing at the park, shuttling tweens to the water park or gathering the family for a day at the beach. Sure, I think sunscreen’s important — I just won’t tell my teens to use it.Read Full Story
Hate having to remind the kids what they are responsible for around the house? This dad was tired of telling them over and over, so he made a tongue-in-cheek "how-to" video for his kids. Since he plans to do a whole series, we came up with a few topics he should add to his list.Read Full Story
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