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November Family Thankful Project

November Family Thankful Project

Happy Holiday Season Everyone! I love all the fall and winter holidays. They always seem to be filled with happy traditions. Sometimes November and Thanksgiving seem to be over looked for Christmas. I work hard in my home to make sure this doesn’t happen. Decorations, […]

6 Ways to Promote “Free Range” Kids in 2018

6 Ways to Promote “Free Range” Kids in 2018

Free Range Kids means giving them the freedoms of earlier generations. For example, walking down to a friend’s house, to a park, or even just out in the yard to play unaccompanied and on their own. The challenge comes in doing this without going crazy […]

A Parents #1 Wish for their Children

A Parents #1 Wish for their Children

Every parent has wishes for their children! What would you pick if you could only share one? What is the most important? Recently one of my cousins did a poll on Facebook for a class he is taking. One of the questions he asked of […]

Foot Injury Mom- Things Learned Week 1 Using Only 1 Foot with 2 Kids

Foot Injury Mom- Things Learned Week 1 Using Only 1 Foot with 2 Kids

Foot Fracture Backstory About a week ago I was moving some things into my basement. My daughter (almost 3) and dog were already down there and out of the way (Thankfully!!!). I am usually hyper aware of my footing on steps. I do not have […]

Creating Happy and Loved Children Using the 5 Love Languages

Creating Happy and Loved Children Using the 5 Love Languages

One of the top goals parents have is for their children to be happy. When children are younger it is simpler for most of us parents to reach this goal of  happiness. Reasons for this include: cheaper toys, easier conversations, and smaller time demands (driving […]

Connecting on Days You “Just Can’t”

Connecting on Days You “Just Can’t”

We all have those days when sickness, that time of the month or any other stress just makes patience and connecting with your kiddo seem impossible. Even the kids themselves can make this hard. Terrible 2’s are mighty difficult. Here are some fun ideas for […]

The Benefits of Connecting with Your Kids

The Benefits of Connecting with Your Kids

These little people we have in our lives are amazing blessings. It’s hard to remember that when they are driving us crazy by challenging boundaries, or when work and other life stresses take our attention. Here is where the benefits of connecting with them during […]