Author Archives: Laura Ritchie

It’s something I have to tell my two-year-old independent girl nearly every day. “Hold my hand when in a parking lot! You could be hit! It’s not safe!” You think she would know this is a rule, yet somehow the sight of a parking lot filled with dozens of cars makes her long-term memory nonexistent…

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Five Alternatives To Time Out

I know what you might be thinking. Some people say, “Time out is working just fine for us!” As a parent of a three-year-old and a six-year-old, sometimes I even use it in my house. But there are times where a time out really doesn’t function for anything but a time to separate your child…

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Hi, everyone, my name is Laura Ritchie, and I am so excited to join Texoma With Kids as the newest guest blogger! As parents, we all are bonded over one source of fun, excitement, and stress: children. Reminisce with me, if you will, the moment you first found out you were expecting a child. Perhaps…

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