As you know I love cloth diapering my children. My son potty trained at 2.5 years-old and my daughter will be about the same age when she is potty trained. At this point we have been through a couple of vacations while fully using cloth diapers. I really thought that it was going to be difficult and way too much work, but really it wasn’t … Continue reading Tips for Using Cloth Diapers on Vacation
So we now have 1 potty trained child and 1 that is very close to starting. There are some tips that I have learned over the last year to help ease the process. Start early: It is okay if you didn’t, but start now. Start by putting them on child on the potty, whenever you change their diaper. Don’t force it if they don’t want … Continue reading Tips for Potty Training
So just recently I saw something on the news about a woman who drove herself and her 4 children off a bridge and killed everyone. As the news anchor was talking to parents about the tragedy all the comments were the same. How could she do that to her children? What mother would do that? Man she must have been on something? I can’t … Continue reading Mother’s with Postpartum Depression
I know I have discussed the Mommy Wars here and here, but I feel once again to touch on this point. A little history, as you may know I had severe Postpartum Depression after the birth of my daughter in April 2012. It is now 2 years later and I can honestly look back and see that it was a lot worse than what I even … Continue reading Mommy Wars…..
The dog was angry at me because I didn’t let him out fast enough. I couldn’t fly down the steps in enough time to get him so he let me know by leaving an unpleasant present on the kitchen floor. Meanwhile as I was busy getting ready to visit a friend, 16 month old Kevin spilled his cherry juice on our beige sofa. I quickly moved … Continue reading Why Do I feel so Guilty?
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It is hard going anywhere with children, but even harder with children that want to walk with you and are no longer contained in a stroller. So what do you teach them to help them stay with you? What do you teach them if you are separated? Here are some tips on what to teach your children. Dress children in the same color shirt- it … Continue reading Tips for Keeping Toddlers with You:
For the first two years of my son life I was a working mom out of the house. I went back to work when my son was 8 weeks old. I will admit I was ready to go back to work, to be my own person, to get dressed up and look professional. I worked from 6am-2:30 Monday through Friday. I was blessed with an … Continue reading Going from a Working Mom to a Stay at Home Mom
Both my children have a security lovie. My son has a lamb that he got at his baptism, and my daughter has a Winnie the Pooh one. Neither one of them can sleep without it and at some point not even leave the house without it. So you know that it gets dirty and disgusting pretty quickly. I know that it can be a challenge to … Continue reading Cleaning the Lovie
There are many things that I have had to learn since having children. I am the type of parent that does tons of research and likes to know what is going to happen, but there are some things that you can not understand until you experience them. For me the hardest thing was learning to be patient and flexible and understanding that my life as … Continue reading Coping Skills for Parents