I became a first-time mom at the age of thirty-five. While many of my friends were having children in their twenties, I was a late bloomer when it came to the parent club. Now that my son is almost four, those same friends have children who are graduating from high school! So, how is parenting different at an older age? What are some of the challenges older parents face, and … [Read more...]
Family life is about more than the day-to-day needs of feeding and caring for your children. It's about getting out there and having fun together as a family.; shopping for great gifts on a budget, staying organized without spending all your free time cleaning. It's also about dealing with the more difficult issues of parenting, including bullying and cyberbullying. Our goal is to provide you with all the tools you need to lead a balanced fun, and healthy family life.
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As a mom, we have many things that run through our heads on a daily basis. For me, there are about five things that go through my head daily as a single mom. Being a mom is a tough job. From finding lost shoes and forgetting lunches, to leaving the coffee on top of your car and not realizing it until you see your beloved morning java running down your windshield, I am sure … [Read more...]
Ever wonder how to make friends with other moms? The idea of making new friends well into adulthood is not all that appealing for some of us. Let's be honest: once we're a certain age, we like who we like. There's absolutely nothing wrong with that - in fact, I was the epitome of antisocial before I had my son. But once I became a mom, and started an entirely different type of … [Read more...]
Sometimes as parents we don’t really know how to handle things such how to talk to your kids about their fears. Those little people didn’t come with a parenting handbook or manual! At least mine didn’t so if you have one, kindly pass it on. All kids have some sort of fears at one point or another, whether it be the boogeyman hiding under his bed, scary Halloween decorations … [Read more...]