Ten parenting tips from a grandmother’s perspective. Continue reading Top Ten Parenting Tips
If you are anything like me you have dreamed of being a mother for a very long time. You thought about what it would be like to raise your children and what you will and will not tolerate. You some how in your mind created this ideal of the perfect parent. What you aspire to be. For me that was my mother. I wanted to … Continue reading Ideal Parent….What Does that Mean?
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…..
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:
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
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
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
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. 9. Please don’t be afraid to leave for a weekend together. Kids needs vacations from their parents, just as parents need vacations from kids. Besides, it’s a great way to show us kids that your marriage is … Continue reading A Child’s Ten Commandments to Parents Part 6
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. 3. Housework will always be there. I’m only little for a short time-please take time to explain things to me about this wonderful world, and do so willingly. This is something I struggle with every week. I … Continue reading A Child’s Ten Commandments to Parents Part 3