After a great night of Trick-or-Treating, you’re a bit worried that your child is going to eat 2 pounds of Halloween candy a day for the next few weeks. So what can you do about it?! Many parents will limit the amount of candy their children are allowed to eat after Halloween (1-2 pieces/day). Some […]
Children don’t understand what has happened or why it happened. Quite frankly, neither do most adults. It is important to answer your child’s questions as honestly as possible at an Age-Appropriate level.
My youngest daughter provided me with a brand new, unforgettable Mother’s Day experience this year! The day before Mother’s Day was wonderful. I volunteered at the MS Walk in the morning with my Girl Scout troop. When I got home, my older daughter had finished the laundry and washed the dishes! Then I got to […]
As we approach Mother’s Day, I thought I would share a few thoughts about why this amazing day can be so frustrating! Don’t get me wrong – it can be a super day, too! But I hear from so many moms about how disappointed they were on Mother’s Day. My goal is to help you […]
One of my favorite things during the Spring season when our daughters were little was watching my husband and girls start our garden. (This was originally posted in 2018, updated in 2022) They would start the seeds in small peat pots in our kitchen and nurture them until the sprouts were big enough to move […]
If you are looking to improve your parenting, you are not alone. It’s one of those areas that anyone who is trying to parent continually works on, sometimes daily, even those of us with fancy academic degrees and lots of experience. What is beautiful about improving your parenting, is that your kids benefit, too. As […]