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Author Archives: Leslie Penkunas

Inside Carrie Underwood’s emotional journey from 3 heartbreaking miscarriages to her happy life now: ‘We are beyond blessed’ (access required)

The country superstar sits at the top of PEOPLE’s list of 100 Reasons to Love America and is the first to admit she’s stronger than ever after a tumultuous two year. Continue reading.

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An open letter to laundry (access required)

Ten years ago, you were satisfied with my single weekly load; now, you get not just my clothes but heaping piles of toddler and tween outfits daily.

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Why toddlers love taking off their pants, according to an expert (access required)

What you shouldn’t do is use shame as a way to convince your child they need to wear clothes. “We want to simply be the calm and patient guide for our child when he’s removing all his clothes in the post office.” Continue reading.

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Contest: Beautiful picture books (access required)

We have seven gorgeous, beautifully illustrated, hard-cover picture books from Holiday House Publishing to give away to one lucky reader!

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Stay-at-home parents are tired of being used: Opinion (access required)

Last week, no fewer than three neighborhood parents, none of whom I know particularly well, pinged me with the same request: Could I possibly watch their kids? Continue reading.

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