When your tot’s on the way to a meltdown, try these 5 tips for diffusing a toddler tantrum with minimal tears (yours included!). I’m going to be honest – we made it out of the terrible 2s unscathed. I was prepared for the terrible 3s as a result, and they went by without incident. We got into the 4s, and I let down my guard. That was my first mistake. Four and a half hit, … [Read more...]
Let's face it, when it comes to parenting, no one person has all the answers! Sometimes you need some quick advice on how to deal with potty training, or how to throw an amazing slumber party for your child. Maybe you're wondering how you're going to entertain your child on a long plane trip. Our parenting tips can help!
We all know that kids say the darndest things. They also put the silliest answers on their homework! As parents, we don't always have the time to look over every single piece of homework our children turn into their teachers. We trust our children to properly complete their homework. But sometimes this trust fails us! When a kid doesn't feel like doing homework or doesn't … [Read more...]
What kind of mom are you? I bet when that second line came up on your pregnancy test, you saw an image in your head of the type of mom you would be. Maybe you knew you'd be a worrier, hovering over your tot to protect him from every bad thing imaginable. Perhaps you thought you'd be a free range parent, letting your kids explore the world on their own terms. Now that you … [Read more...]
There is nothing more wonderful, joyful, satisfying, amazing, rewarding and as awesome as being a mom. At the same time, there is nothing quite so emotionally exhausting; physically taxing; and just plain complicated as the feelings that come along with motherhood. I believe it literally is one of the hardest jobs in the world, and every mom makes sacrifices for her children. … [Read more...]
I love my little family more than anything, but there are definitely a few things that I do miss about my single days. Life before being a mom was just so much different than what my life is now. Before I had kids, I thought I knew how my life was going to play out once I became a mother. Boy, I was as clueless as clueless gets! Here are some of the things I miss about my … [Read more...]