Tag: Parenting

Parenting

When You Discipline Differently and How to Come Together

Parenting and how to discipline can make or break a relationship. I overheard a woman the other day who couldn’t wait to get pregnant because she thought it would bring herself and her husband closer together.  I almost laughed out loud, but was able to contain myself. No matter what kind of home you were …

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

5 Ways to Help Your Kid Stand Up For Themselves and Not Be A Victim

Bullying.  It has become such a talked about issue among the media and in social settings.  While I feel that bullying is real, sometimes the word is thrown around too quickly and easily.  This is real life and unfortunately some people are going to be jerks.  You won’t always encounter a friendly person.  Some people …

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

Why It Is Important to Have Date Night With Your Spouse

Today’s post is a little shorter as we are on vacation but I wanted to write about something that is so important and often overlooked. Do you remember the last time you had a date night?  Or even a date day?  Contrary to what many people think, date night does not have to mean that your …

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 …