As my kids get older and I start to watch their personalities grow, I find that I question some parenting decisions. I believe every parent questions whether they're doing things right or how certain situations will impact their child's adult life. After all, most parents do worry about how much of an impact their decisions will have on the long term health of their child. I … [Read more...] about Should kids see their parents cry?
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As I venture towards this bittersweet stage in motherhood, where my firstborn graduates and heads off into the adult world, I'm finding solace in quotes about motherhood. I cannot believe I missed the last two summers being around my oldest child 100% of the time. Life simply took over and we ended up in a different world so to speak, but we've made the best of it. I get to … [Read more...] about 25 Quotes About Motherhood
It can often feel as though whenever you come across something that is designed to be fun "for all the family" that it's actually just designed to keep the kids entertained and will almost certainly result in parents sitting around ready to fall asleep at any moment. This applies to films, games, toys, activities, and just about anything else. Of course, there's not always … [Read more...] about Days Out That Really Are Fun For ALL The Family!
Getting that positive pregnancy test, welcoming a newborn into your life, and becoming a parent for the first, second, third or whatever time is always a remarkable and amazing experience. You become entered into a bubble, a special club, that only you and other parents understand. The sleep deprivation, the overwhelming feeling of love, and the fact you no longer mind the look … [Read more...] about Time To Take Control: What Can Be Forgotten Now You Are A Parent
As I get further into the life of raising a teenager, there is a lot of things that come to mind. For instance, while I feel I raised her pretty darn well and so far she has a great head on her shoulders and doesn’t fall prey to peer pressure, there are some things I wish I had taught her. I covered the basics like using your manners, folding laundry, washing dishes, being a … [Read more...] about Things I wish I had Taught my Daughter