Think You’re The Only One Trying Creative Ways To Get Your Baby To Sleep?
Jun26

Think You’re The Only One Trying Creative Ways To Get Your Baby To Sleep?

This video is hilarious because anyone out there who has ever been frustrated trying to get their baby to fall asleep will be able to relate! I had to chuckle as it made me recall many times when I would try any and everything to get my baby to finally give in to being so tired and fall asleep. I was always amazed when I would hear other parents talk about what a great sleeper their baby was – mine all posed a challenge. Maybe...

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Your Child’s First (Or Any Birthday) Is The Chance To Preserve Precious Memories
Jun26

Your Child’s First (Or Any Birthday) Is The Chance To Preserve Precious Memories

A birthday is so special in so many ways. I have always tried to make birthdays a very special and memorable occasion, especially for my children. Of course, a child’s first birthday is more for you and other family members as your child has no idea what is going on. But it marks such a special milestone as it is the start of many future birthday celebrations. And the chance to make it memorable for showing your child the...

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Why Kids Need To Know What It Means To Be Patriotic
Jun26

Why Kids Need To Know What It Means To Be Patriotic

It will be the 4th of July very soon, and that is, of course, one of the most patriotic holidays in the USA. So if you are in the U.S., you know this is an all time favorite holiday filled with picnics and fireworks. Adults know the meaning behind all the hoopla and celebration, but kids, for the most part, just know it’s a day of fun. Now more than ever, with so much unrest in the world, I think it’s important, as does...

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Being A Parent Is Filled With Incredible Contradictions
Jun18

Being A Parent Is Filled With Incredible Contradictions

For every moment you are a parent, you will feel incredible highs and lows. This article is a great reflection of some of the many paradoxes you will come across throughout your parenting years. I could relate to many of these. Especially in relation to how often you think you are in the middle of a difficult time with your kids, and before you know it, you’re wishing you had those days back again because time has gone so...

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Time To Relax Some Of Those Rules – Or, “Oh It Must Be Summer!”
Jun16

Time To Relax Some Of Those Rules – Or, “Oh It Must Be Summer!”

Summer is special. Days are longer, hotter, more relaxed, less hectic. There are of course some things that need to stay the same, like sleep, safety, and nourishment. But even within those parameters, this is the time to relax a little and enjoy these special times as a family. It makes everyone enjoy the extra time together and the chance to feel that feeling that this is not your normal everyday kind of day. Even just staying up an...

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Finally Get Your Kids To Bed – In 20 Steps Or Less (Haha)!
Jun13

Finally Get Your Kids To Bed – In 20 Steps Or Less (Haha)!

We’ve ALL been there. At bedtime, it seems there are suddenly dozens of things your kids just realized they HAVE to do right away and there is no way they can go to sleep without those things getting done. From the “I’m thirsty,” to the “My tummy hurts I need to use the bathroom again,” you are sometimes even amazed at how creative your kids have suddenly become at this “magic hour”...

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