parenting

Learn to Love What They Love

February 27, 2014
Learn to Love What They Love

Last weekend I took my three big kids to see a really bad movie. Without naming names, it was a poor quality animation, with little story line, designed to make […]

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Too Busy! Help!

February 20, 2014
Too Busy! Help!

Sometimes all the stuff I have to fit into my life makes me want to cry. There is after school activities and writing deadlines, and Dr appointments, and kinder duty, […]

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Let Them Be Little.

February 6, 2014
Let Them Be Little.

He doesn’t need to learn to read right now… She doesn’t have to give away all her dolls… He is going to cry sometimes… She isn’t always going to remember […]

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Involving Your Kids in Giving + IKEA Soft Toys for Education Give Away

December 19, 2013
Involving Your Kids in Giving + IKEA Soft Toys for Education Give Away

In the past two weeks my kids have been receiving gifts, big and small, with much joy and excitement. They have also been making and wrapping and giving gifts, to […]

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Time for Them, Time for Me – The Parenting Fine Line.

December 5, 2013
Time for Them, Time for Me - The Parenting Fine Line.

It’s a fine line between giving your kids time when they need it and needing time for yourself. That’s the parenting juggle that is most difficult for me right now. […]

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Just Say “Hi” – a simple way to help kids help others.

November 28, 2013
Just Say "Hi" - a simple way to help kids help others.

We hear a lot about bullying at school and what everyone should and shouldn’t do about it. My big kids come home from school talking about the strategies their school […]

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