Welcome to “Not Just a Parent” – dedicated to celebrating the multifaceted nature of individuals beyond the role of being a parent. Here, we delve into the rich tapestry of identities, passions, and accomplishments that make us who we are. We believe that being a parent is just one aspect of our lives, and it’s essential to recognize and embrace the unique talents, dreams, and experiences that shape us outside of our parental roles. Join us as we explore the diverse journeys, share inspiring stories, and provide a space to celebrate the extraordinary individuals who are so much more than just parents. Get ready to embrace the full spectrum of life’s adventures with open arms!

Latest posts

  • Creating a Summer Schedule: Balancing Fun and Routine

    Summer break is a time of excitement and relaxation for kids, but it can also be a challenging period for parents trying to keep everything under control. While it’s essential to let kids enjoy their time off from school, maintaining a balance between fun and routine is key to a harmonious summer. Here’s how to…


  • Surviving Parental Burnout with a Smile (or at Least a Smirk)

    Parental burnout. The phrase alone makes you want to dive into a pillow and not come out until your kids are in college. Fear not, brave parent! We’re here to tackle this beast with humor and a sprinkle of sanity. So, put down the baby monitor, grab a coffee (or wine, no judgment here), and…


  • 5 Ways To Say “No” To Your Kids

    5 Ways To Say “No” To Your Kids

    As parents, we strive to create a loving and nurturing environment for our children while instilling important values and boundaries. However, saying “no” to our kids can be challenging, often leading to tantrums and power struggles. But fear not! In this blog post, we’ll explore the five best ways to say no to your kids,…