I read this tip in Thriving Family and thought it was such a good idea. To help a daughter, 3, sleep in her own bed, the mother created a game. Full night staying in her own bed equaled a place moved up on the game board. If she came into the mom’s room she had to move her piece one step back. Once she got … Continue reading Tip for Toddlers Staying in their Bed
Ever since I became a parent I am always looking for new ways to handle situations with my children. Each person parents in a different way, even if the parenting style is the same. With this I am always amazed to hear one of my friends talk to her children. She is always so positive and always compliments them when they do a good job. … Continue reading Sandwich approach….
When I tell people I have two children two and under, I normally get some sort of response of sympathy. Having my children so close in age was something that my husband and I decided consciously to do. We wanted them to grow up together and be at the same development age range. Yes we knew that it was going to be difficult and more work … Continue reading Why I Love Having Children Close in Age
So you have a little one on the way and you already have a couple of furbabies at home. There are a few things that you can do to help prepare them for the arrival of your baby. – Start with noises babies make. Youtube is great for this. Look up babies crying, screaming, laughing…. Play the video so that your furbabies can hear. Start … Continue reading How to Prepare your Pets for Welcoming a New Baby.
I love hearing my husband sing to my son to help calm him down. Seeing my son take care of my daughter already, always wanting to make her pain go away. Ashley Continue reading Heartwarmer
I love my son, but sometimes he can be a bit of a smarty pants. It started when he was about 18 months old, we asked him to use an inside voice because he was inside. So my son stepped outside on the deck, turned toward the house and proceeded to scream and then smile. As a parent I didn’t know whether to laugh or … Continue reading Parenting with a Sense of Humor
In these times there are a lot of families on a tighter budget, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t host people over. Below are a few tips to help save money Plan a menu a few weeks before the party. Be on the lookout for sales on the items you need. Be open to changing the menu based off the sales. Set the party … Continue reading How to Host a Party with Little Money