I know from time to time I have talked about the Mommy Wars and how they can affect mothers. Here is another post about how we as mothers need to support each other more. We really don’t know the other side of it. As much as we want to think we have been through it, we really don’t know. We only know what people want … Continue reading Moms Need to Support Moms
I swore before I had children that I would not be one of those parents that would give their children electronics, Ipad, or playing on my phone. Then I had children and my ideas changed. It started with the phone. We used it as a last resort to help occupy my son when we needed to do something for a couple of minutes. We noticed … Continue reading I never thought…..
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?
Do you think that you trust your children? Continue reading Trusting Children
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:
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
So what do you do when your child is sick? Do you let them rest in front of the TV all day in or do you let them play with items while they are resting? When I was growing up we always had toys to play with like crayons, coloring books, stickers, books and much more. Items that would keep us occupied without having us … Continue reading Sick Days
I stumbled upon The Logan Family Blog, while on Pinterest, and just had to share her post about A Child’s Ten Commandments to Parents by Dr. Kevin Leman. 7. Please give me the freedom to make decisions concerning myself. Permit me to fail, so that I can learn from my mistakes. Then someday I’ll be prepared to make the kind of decisions life requires of … Continue reading A Child’s Ten Commandments to Parents Part 5
As a working mother of two, I find myself with even less time to exercise than I did before I had children. Long gone are the days where I get in 1.5 hours of exercise in one day at one time. Between working full time, keeping the house up, and spending time with my children, I have little time to exercise. I touched before … Continue reading Fitting in Exercise….