Are you too Selfish to be a Parent?

It’s happened, you’re pregnant. Congratulations! While you may not be feeling excited about this new journey in your life, there’s lots of good that comes from becoming a parent. As a mom of three, I can tell you it’s the most exhausting yet rewarding job I have ever had and I feel blessed to have […]

Spoil Mom with Breakfast in Bed this Mother’s Day

Mother's Day ~Breakfast in Bed~ Recipes

This coming Sunday is Mother’s Day and with it comes the need to have some ideas to celebrate the special Mom in your life. If your partner or kids need a little nudge this year, then share these fabulous recipes with them for a little breakfast in bed for Mom on Sunday! The brand sent […]

5 Reasons Grandparents Matter

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 to the attachment the child has with their parents. These days it’s not uncommon to see grandparents raising grandchildren, but there’s something more to be said about why grandparents matter. Grandparents […]

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 isn’t easy by any means and when you co-parent with someone who is completely the opposite of you, it’s quite frustrating to say the least. I have been co-parenting my sons […]

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

Parent Influence Help My Kids Wont 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 my sis and I did growing up. One worries and tattles on the other. It’s like this never ending battle between sons and when it comes to boys, it can get […]

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 can have this night serve as a special dinner night full of board games and laughter. After board games, dinner and laughter has commenced, curl up in the living room with […]

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 next couple hours as you shop for whatever it is that you need. Oh wait, this only happens in dreamland or occasionally when the kids want something … here in the […]

20 Summer Toys – Have Fun with Kids

20 Summer toys for Having fun with kids by parentinfluence

Summer will be here before you know it! The weather will be warm and everyone will be trying to figure out what to do with those kiddos. Summer brings along the perfect weather to get out and enjoy those kids you are raising. Today I wanted to share a list of 20 Summer toys from […]