Coping Skills for Parents

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 Works for Me- Traveling Safety

Painter’s Tape- Use it to cover open outlets in hotels, families houses or where ever you are. Traveling Baby Gate- Evenflo has a travel baby gate that folds up to the size of two poles.  It even comes with a carrying bag. Portacrib or Pack-n-play- A safe place for your child to sleep Do you have any other safety items you have to bring?  Let … Continue reading This Works for Me- Traveling Safety

Tips for a Container Garden!

Want to dabble in dirt but don’t know where to begin?  Want a beautiful garden but not the work that goes behind it?  Consider a container garden. Lisa Stadler of Stadler Nursery begins with soil….. When choosing plants, it is important to know what type of sun you have to work with.  Certain plants do well in shade while others need partial to full sun.  Some … Continue reading Tips for a Container Garden!

Tips for Making and Keeping Friends

BE ACCEPTING.  Not all of your friends are going to think and act the same as you. BE A GOOD LISTENER.  Make sure to make eye contact and even respond to what they are saying. DON’T BE A SHOW OFF.  Not everyone you meet will have the same interests or abilities so don’t rub it in. DON’T JUST USE YOUR FRIENDS.  Don’t only want to … Continue reading Tips for Making and Keeping Friends

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. 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

A Child’s Ten Commandments to Parents Part 4

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. 5.  I am a special gift from God; please treasure me as God intended you to do, holding me accountable for my actions, giving me guidelines to live by, and disciplining me in a loving manner. As … Continue reading A Child’s Ten Commandments to Parents Part 4

A Child’s Ten Commandments to Parents: Part 2

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.  For the Full list please go here. 1.  My hands are small; please don’t expect perfection whenever I make a bed, draw a picture, or throw a ball.  My legs are short; please slow down so that … Continue reading A Child’s Ten Commandments to Parents: Part 2