Tag: kids

Parenting

6 Ways to Help Your Child Overcome Their Fears

Oh, fears.  It is natural for people to be afraid of things.  Heck, I am still afraid of bugs and am about to turn 32 so I have no room to talk.  A cricket jumps at me and you will think I am being murdered.  My husband is afraid of heights, meanwhile I went skydiving …

Parenting

20 Super Fun Activities to Do With Your Kids This Summer

This post was last updated on June 25th, 2017 at 08:40 pmSummer has almost arrived!!!!  I love summer because we can be outside and not cooped up in the house all day.  It is a great opportunity for you and your kids to get some exercise.  I don’t know about you but in the winter …

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

5 Awesome Last Minute Easter Gift Ideas for Kids

This post was last updated on June 25th, 2017 at 08:28 pmThis post contains affiliate links.   Anyone else out there wait until the week before Easter to get their baskets together?  Anyone?  No? I am usually really good at getting gifts early, usually too early.  For some reason Easter is one of those holiday’s …

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

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 …