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.
Watching my son “teach” my daughter to clap. Then when she puts her hands together, he cheers for her like she has just won the gold metal! Observing my son “taking” care of my daughter, knowing that he loves her so much. When she is crying, he asks her “What is wrong? It’s ok I am right here!”. He always wants to make sure that … 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
This is a story I heard on the radio, I do not know if it is in fact true, but it makes a great example. A boy, 23, was working at a company that was going to lay people off at the end of 2012. He along with many others was doing everything he can to show the company that he was a team player. He … Continue reading Doing vs. Showing
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
When my children were small and under my feet while I was preparing meals, I would keep dry macaroni, spoons, rice, fennel, etc in a drawer they could open themselves. I would lay out blankets do they could cook with me! Allow children to crack eggs in a separate bowl to catch any shells before they get into the other food! Wash hands well and often! … Continue reading This Works for Me!
Becca: 5am wake up call for a photo shoot- “Mommy it’s middle of the night!” Mom: “You’re up with the birds” Becca: “The birds aren’t even up yet!” Angela DiCicco and Becca Souder Continue reading Heartwarmer