Routine Doesn’t Mean Schedule!

I have to tell myself that all the time.  I am awful with schedules.  I am the person who shows up early to appointments because I can’t get the timing right.  Besides when your sidekick is a little boy that wants to take his time I try to account for how long it is going to take to get there. … Read more →

Disciplining Children In Public

Society kills me.  Everyone has something to say about everything especially children and parenting.  Including myself.  You watch around you while you are out with your children to pick up tips from other parents as well as what not to do according to your values.     I am a mother of a little boy who can be stubborn (just… Read more →

Covet Thy Sleep Schedule

I abide by his sleeping routine and covet sleep for my son.  The reason I have done this is that I have found that when he sleeps well we all have a great day. It is important for children growing up that they sleep.  It is important for growth and development.  Also important for mommies and daddies to have some… Read more →

Potty Training Is For The Birds!

Right off I am going to tell you that I despise potty training.  We are in the depths of learning, and I am stressed out! Potty training has to be one of the toughest acts of growing a child has to go through.  First, you take away their bottles.  If you do it young, enough I learned it isn’t so… Read more →

I Am A Mother, Not A Martyr

I am a mother, not a martyr. I chose the life that I live for the benefit of the entire family.  I get asked all the same questions or receive the same statements all the time: Do I miss working?  No. Too bad you gave up your career to be home.  Nope, didn’t give up anything. Don’t you miss being… Read more →

Is Four The New Terrible Twos?

For those of you who know me, know that I have a vibrant and energetic four-year-old boy.  I have been so blessed that he is well mannered and has an excellent personality.  He is sweet, funny and loves to tell stories.  He snuggles, hugs and kisses as well as tells you how much he loves you.  He is also the… Read more →

To My Neighborhood Moms

To My Neighborhood Moms,   I hear your frustration in the mornings trying to get your children to school.  I hear your anger when you have asked your children many times to clean up.  I hear your patience failing after you have asked your children to quiet down for the 10th time in 10 minutes.  That is normal and will… Read more →

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