Monday Mom Rambles from Mama Bee

Mama Bee Mom Ramblings

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 should dislike them very much. You get ever so frustrated with them but still you find empathy and love for them. As a mom I have learned to develop patience at […]

Being a Parent isn’t for The Thin Skinned

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 I may be a sensitive person emotionally, as a parent I have quickly learned that you must have thick skin. I went into this parenting gig knowing that there would be […]

Happy Parents Equal Happy Kids

Parent Influence - 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. This saying often is confused with the fact that a married happy couple equals happy kids. While the best case scenario is that you have married the right person, had kids […]

Co-Parenting Tips for Divorced Couples

Teach Skills in a Logical Way vs Emotional Way

Joint custody arrangements after a separation or divorce can become quite stressful. Each parent will have to learn how to let go of the desire to have their child all of the time. Sharing children after a divorce or separation is a matter of fact, unless there is a case of abuse to the children […]

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 […]

Issue with Invite the Whole Class to Birthday Party Rule

Parent Influence Blog Stop Inviting All to Childrens Birthday Parties

I recall having a conversation with one of my children awhile back; it was in regards to inviting the whole class to a birthday party. This concept that has become the rule at most schools, when you hand out birthday invitations you must invite the whole class has me frustrated. Here I am listening to […]

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 […]

Boys Should Never, Ever Hit Girls. Period.

Boys Should Never, Ever Hit Girls. Period.

I cannot believe the society I live in, the things I witness other parents, mostly moms, saying about their little boys. I have witnessed time and time again moms who condone a little boy hitting back a girl. I get it, yes there are girls who can hit as hard as boys and there are […]