Tag: advice

Parenting

The Most Powerful Thing I Have Learned As A Mom

Being a mom is a job like no other. It is totally a roller coaster ride.  I love roller coasters.  Just the other day I had a high with my son.  We were driving in the car and out of nowhere he said, “I am done being afraid.” I asked him of what and he …

Parenting

5 Ways to Prevent Your Child From Being a Spoiled Brat

Spoiled children are awful and tend to throw tantrums.  I have to say that we have been very fortunate to have a child who does not throw tantrums.  Maybe he just has that personality, but hopefully some of it has to do with our parenting styles.  While thinking about this I realized that there were …

Parenting

The 5 Common Questions I Get Asked About Parenting

How is everyone’s day going?  Mine is chugging right along and I was brainstorming my next blog post when someone asked me a parenting question.  I decided that there are some questions I get asked often and I would turn that into my next post to hopefully help out some of you parents or would-be …

Marriage, Parenting

Dear Parents Who Take Your Kids On Vacation

So we just got back from a 7 day vacation.  It was our first vacation in 5 years and let me tell you it was much-needed.  We had a great time spending about 4 and a half days in Disney World and then 3 days in Saint Augustine, Florida. Both places were fun and relaxing …

Parenting

8 Reasons Why You Should Consider Preschool

We were so fortunate to find a nanny who came to our home to take care of our son from the age of 5 months to 4 years.  I cannot say enough good things about her, she is so important to us still even though she no longer watches him.  Many of my friends have …

Parenting

4 Fun Activities to Help Kids Grow Into Awesome Adults

There are so many things out there to do with our kids. Honestly, I could write an endless list. I love doing different things with my son and bonus points if it teaches him something about life. Here are 4 things that you can do with your kids that are fun and teach them a …

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

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 …