Parenting

5 Creative Ways to Help Your Child Love Swimming

This post was last updated on June 25th, 2017 at 08:25 pmI recently learned that kids have irrational fears.  I also learned that, to them, they are very rational.  I put my son in swimming lessons about 8 months ago for the first time.  He was 5 and looking back now I wish I had …

Parenting

4 Reasons Why I Still Need Parenting Advice and Where To Get It

This post was last updated on March 13th, 2017 at 06:19 pmYes, I run a parenting blog.  News flash, I am not a perfect parent.  Who is?  Parents need to stick together in this crazy world.  There are many reasons why I need parenting advice, but here are the four main ones. I am a …

Marriage

Why Time Without Your Significant Other is Good For You

This post was last updated on March 13th, 2017 at 06:19 pmThis post may contain affiliate links. I am going to segway from parenting for a minute.  Let’s talk about the importance of having time to yourself and with your friends when you are in a relationship.  Some people can’t stand being away from their …

Parenting

5 Reasons Why I Am Having Only 1 Kid

This post was last updated on March 13th, 2017 at 06:19 pmI have so much respect for parents who have multiple children. Go you!  I just don’t have it in me.  Some people seem to think I am crazy and think they know better and that we will have more kids.  We won’t.  Here is …

Parenting

Making Children The Priority

This post was last updated on June 25th, 2017 at 08:21 pmI heard on the radio this morning that a gentleman, and I use that word loosely, received one of those bumper stickers that said his child was student of the month.  This was not a participation sticker. Her grades were so good they were …

Parenting

Why I Don’t Judge Other Parents – Now That I Have a Child

This post was last updated on June 25th, 2017 at 08:19 pmI want to make it clear that I am not judging other parents when I write about the things I see or hear.  We all need a little help and sometimes it is hard to hear, especially from our friends. One thing I used …