All about a Hyperactive Child

Many children are hyper; they just have this boat load of energy that they can’t always displace elsewhere. Some children can even be super...

10 Products to Help Kids Focus

With the stress of standardized testing and a fast paced educational environment in our schools, it is no wonder more kids are exhibiting signs...

Parenting is all About Instincts

I am on a kick this week writing about gut instincts, seriously head on over to BrandyEllen.com to read more on dreams and instincts...

Autism Awareness #LightItUpBlue for Understanding and Acceptance

I recently shared a bit about my autism story with my middle child. Diagnosed High Functioning Autistic about 3 years ago or so, it...

5 Reasons Grandparents Matter

It has been proven years and years past that one thing remain trues, the emotional connection between child and grandparent comes in second only...

Co-Parenting Tips: How to Handle Opposite Rules in Other Parent’s Home

I have been co-parenting for about 14 years. With this experience of co-parenting have come some challenges, struggles and personal growth. You see, co-parenting...

3 Ways to Prepare your Child for College Life

There are many tips for your child in high school about college. Guidance counselors work hard to prepare your child academically for college. It’s...

How to Get your Kids to Do Homework

Many parents struggle with homework time. It seems kids are being sent home with an abundant supply of homework and it’s stressful. Not only...

How we Survived Influenza B

One weekend my middle child had a temp of 100 that ran about three days combined with a cough and cold like symptoms. I...

Positive Parenting Tips for Raising Teens

During the days of raising a teen you will find that your once talkative child now has a bit of silence. Most questions are...

Help! My Kids Won’t Stop Arguing and Tattling on Each Other

Raising more than one child brings along the issue of sibling rivalry. For some reason my sons have more sibling rivalry in ways like...

10 Fun Games for Your Family Night

Planning a family night to occur once per week or twice per month is an easy way to reconnect with the whole family. You...

Beach Safety Tips for Kids

If you are heading to a beach for a family vacation, make sure to follow these beach safety tips! It is important to think...

High Functioning Autism: Gets Better with Age?

My experiences as a mom to a high functioning autistic son may be different than others. Every person has their own traits, quirks and...

Monday Mom Rambles from Mama Bee

Being a parent is the most emotional roller coaster ride I have ever been on. It’s like you love your children even when you...

Being a Parent isn’t for The Thin Skinned

I admit that I am a sensitive person, I can easily have my feelings hurt and be caught crying in the bathroom alone. While...

Happy Parents Equal Happy Kids

After having been divorced and having failed relationships, one thing I have learned through trial and error is that happy parents equal happy kids....

Co-Parenting Tips for Divorced Couples

Joint custody arrangements after a separation or divorce can become quite stressful. Each parent will have to learn how to let go of the...

3 Tips for Shopping with Kids

The joys of shopping with kids, it’s such a wonderful experience! The kids walk behind you in two, happy to be bored for the...

Issue with Invite the Whole Class to Birthday Party Rule

I recall having a conversation with one of my children awhile back; it was in regards to inviting the whole class to a birthday...