Dear Racists, please keep outing yourselves on social media

Haters out themselves on social media via #MissLoriTV

When I saw the news about the ten incoming Harvard freshman who had their acceptance rescinded due to inappropriate social media memes my immediate instinct was to write a motherly blog post response. [Read more…]

Miss Lori’s 10th Anniversary WTTW PBS Kids Chicago Concert Tour

10th Anniversary WTTW #MissLoriConcert Tour

On May 31, 2008, in the parking lot of a Chicago suburban grocery store, a phenomenon was born, The Great Food Fan Van #MissLoriConcert Tour. [Read more…]

8 Things sports parents can do to help kids cope with a loss

 

#SportsparentZ Help Kids Cope After Losing a Game via @MissLori

If your child plays sports then hopefully they are familiar with winning, but they also need to understand losing. Just ask the Cleveland Indians. [Read more…]

Don’t Believe the Hype, Parents and Teens Can Talk To Each Other

parents and teens can talk to each other via @MissLori

I graduated my first born and sent him off to Prep School this year. Before I sent him on his way though I asked him for an exit interview about my parenting. No, seriously, I actually asked. [Read more…]

Drop It! Your Kids Counted Every Piece of Their Halloween Candy

DROP IT, Your Kids Counted Every Piece via @MissLori

It’s the first of November. Yeah, it always sneaks up on me too. I blame Halloween. I get so caught up in the hoopla that I forget it is actually the end of the month. The curtain falling on All Hallow’s Eve puts us in the last inning of the year, so November 1st is often very sobering, not to mention a serious come down from an epic sugar high. Oh, but once you get that taste it’s so hard to stop. No, I’m not talking about your kids’, I am talking about you; Parents, aka Candy Snatchers. [Read more…]