Toddler

Are You a Victim of the Toddler Years?

Warning Signs Your Toddler's Habits Have Invaded Parents say the worst years for raising a child is the terrible two’s.  However, these parents failed to...

How to Enjoy Beach Travel with Toddlers on a Budget

Have you done it yet? Have I done what Clearissa? I hear ya, I’ll get on with it. J I am going to write...

Seven Super Summer Activities

Keeping kids engaged and not bored during the summer can be difficult.  Camps are expensive but daily entertainment can be exhausting for Mom.  Coming...

7 Ways Children Teach Us About Happiness

Children understand being happy without putting it in words. As parents we can learn and relearn about being happy by observing them, listening to...

Read to Your Child and Your Child Reads to You – A New Way to Build a Parent-Child Tie

One of the joys of being a parent is to read to your child. We begin with picture books and slowly move on to...

Teaching Responsible Technology – Should a 7-Year Old Have His Own Cell Phone?

The other day my 7-year old son got off the camp bus and told me some of the other 6 and 7-year old campers...

Moments Are Fleeting

It is but a moment – fleeting – gone in an instant. As I sat on my parents’ deck this morning, waiting for the...

Dear Mom With The Unruly Toddler

Just breathe.  I’ve been there, too.  Just yesterday, in fact.  With an independent two-year-old who teeters on understanding “stop” and “time out”.  Whose favorite...

Big Girl Bed Battles

“I would NEVER let my kids sleep in the bed with me.  You are crazy.  You need to break this habit now.” I’ve received this...

5 Things Moms Shouldn’t Fear

There are 5 things every mom shouldn't fear when raising a tiny tot. 1. Growth --  Let's face it, there's nothing we can do about...