Remembering proud moments with our kids

Proud Moments: The unRecognized Firsts

We all keep track of the major milestones [or at least have the intention of doing so]… I’ve noticed with George’s baby book its missing a lot of the details compared to Henry’s, though. We always think of the major milestones. The first time they crawl, first steps, first tooth, and of course the first […]

Routine

Getting to Sleep after Daylight Savings Time

The start of Daylight Savings Time in the Spring is usually never a big deal in this house. In fact, I actually look forward to it. It brings me [at most] two days of sleeping in until 7am instead of the usual 6am. Yay! Henry’s really good about the time change. We put him to bed […]

Johnson’s Natural: A Snuggle for the Kids

Don’t you love that fresh baby smell?We do.Well, what I consider that fresh baby smell is Johnson’s baby lotion. The pink stuff.Mmmm. Love it!My husband and I even use it regularly.Not just for the kids.[He also uses the shampoo and baby wash too! And swears by it!]So, when I got the chance to try out Johnson’s […]

10 Ways to Get More From Walks with Children

Liven up your walks with some fun and learning! A post written and shared by Aimee at Raising the Cameron Clan.   Pin It It is no secret that there is an obesity epidemic in the United States. As parents it is important that we do our part to encourage our kids to get out there […]

Parenting: Be your Child’s Advocate for a Better Education

Guest Post by    A post written and shared by Melissa at Imagination Soup. Melissa shares a few tips and strategies of what worked for her on how to handle being her child’s advocate for a better education. See what Melissa recommends to do. It started with preschool, but I made excuses. Then, it happened in […]

Parenting : On Motherhood

Were you a natural when it came to motherhood? I wasn’t.  Read on to hear the story of Angelique of AngeliqueFelix.com, on becoming a mother.   A wonderful post is written and shared by  Angelique at AngeliqueFelix.com - The Magic of Play “I am not afraid, I was born to do this”  – Joan of Arc, heroin of […]

Parenting: Learning to Let Go

Guest Post by    Ever feel like this project just isn’t turning out? Let go. Remember the process. A post written and shared by Ali at At Home with Ali.    Learning to Let Go Doing art and craft with young children can drive anyone crazy. Paint going everywhere except on the paper, glue on fingers and […]

Parenting is Child’s Play: Independence

Allowing your child to independent. That sounds obvious, and maybe even easy. But it is something I believe every parent may struggle with at some point in those early independent, yet dependent, years. How to keep some control of the chaos, yet allow your child to have a say, takes some balance. Jillian, author of the […]

How to teach responsibility

Parenting is Child’s Play: Responsibility

Henry is a big help around the house. He really is. When he’s in the mood. I’d like to implement a chore system in our house, but before doing so, I asked Sarah, founder of füdoo Boards, how to do it. As well as inquiring about why its important for kids to have some responsibilities. How can […]

Why Routines are Important to Kids

Parenting is Child’s Play: Routine

Routine. Routine. Routine. We all hear about it from day one of being a parent. You need to get them on a routine! So what’s the big deal? Why do our kids need a routine?   I posed this question to Erin O’Keefe, MA, PCI Certified Parent Coach of The Intentional Parent. When a child knows […]