Last fall we decided to take my youngest son out of daycare so that he could stay at home with me during the day. At first I was nervous because I wasn’t sure how I was going to care for him during the day. I am thankful that he has started learning how to play independently and can entertain himself for a few minutes. During those first several weeks, I was so excited and wanted to continue teaching him the things that he was currently learning in daycare. Things changed…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on February 17, 2014 at 8:32pm — No Comments
This week has flown by and I can’t believe that tomorrow is Friday. I started participating in #ASKAWAYFriday and I have enjoyed it. I love connecting with other bloggers and learning more about them. I wanted to participate in this blog hop because I don’t always share a ton of information about myself. I thought #ASKAWAYFriday was the perfect way for everyone to get to know me on a personal basis. For those who don’t know what #ASKAWAYFriday is, you exchange a set of 10 questions for…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on February 17, 2014 at 8:03pm — No Comments
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Added by Polly Workinger on February 2, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments
It really brings great joy while adopting a child into the lives of both the parents and the child. Since, every adoption varies & there are some basic disciplines that all adoptive parents should follow.
Love: It really goes without saying, but genuinely loving an adopted child will go a long way.
Trust: Keep your word and show…Continue
Yesterday afternoon when my son got into the car, he was asking his sister if she ever put salt on ice. I didn’t realize that he was talking about putting the salt and ice combination on his skin. I just assumed that his science teacher was teaching them about temperature changes using salt and ice. Then this afternoon, I noticed a huge red spot…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on January 14, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments
Over the last several weeks, I have noticed that my youngest son doesn’t like to go to bed at night. I am not sure if he is scared of the dark, terrified to be alone, dealing with separation anxiety, if he is just going through a phase where he wants to be independent, or he is afraid of “monsters” hiding under his bed or in his closet. Every night we go through the same exact routine, my youngest son will throw a fit and he will tell me that he doesn’t want to go to bed. Each night we…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on January 8, 2014 at 3:32pm — No Comments
I remember when I found out that I was pregnant with my youngest son, I stumbled upon the pregnancy forum on Baby Center. Baby center has a birth club for the birth month and year that my baby was due so that you could connect with mothers who were experiencing the same things that you were. It almost seems like yesterday that I was busy surfing through the forums and…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on January 8, 2014 at 3:23pm — No Comments
Okay maybe ever is an overstatement, but hear me out.…Continue
Added by Apple Daniels on December 15, 2013 at 3:08pm — No Comments
If you are a victim of childlessness or simply want to help an orphan find a loving home you may have thought about adopting a child. There are lots of decisions to be made when choosing an agency to help you in this. Among this is whether to go for a boy or girl.
For many years there have been…
Added by Laurie Colton on December 11, 2013 at 6:27am — No Comments
One of the biggest challenges that bloggers face is how to build an email list.
Most know and understand the saying, "the money is in the…Continue
It is difficult to determine how much milk your baby is drinking while on the breast. This causes some moms to become concerned and then they get worried that their baby isn’t getting enough to eat. If your baby is gaining weight and seems satisfied after a feeding session then you…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on November 12, 2013 at 7:44am — No Comments
Halloween can sometimes be a scary holiday for smaller or younger children, with all the ghouls, monsters and witches. If you still want your children to be involved in this holiday, but don’t want them to be frightened, there are a few activities you can do with them.Continue
Added by Laurie Colton on October 29, 2013 at 2:51am — No Comments
We all know it’s really difficult for moms to find precious and much needed “Me-Time” for themselves. Is that you? Do you rarely take a few moments from your busy schedule to kick back, put your feet up, and simply exhale to help relieve the stress? Little breaks are probably an afterthought,…Continue
As a mom, I know how quickly laundry can pile up especially if you have children in your house. This morning I asked toddler to help me pick up the laundry so that I could start a load of laundry today. After we completed got the laundry sorted and a load of laundry started, I had a fantastic idea popped into my head and I wanted to share my…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on September 11, 2013 at 10:47pm — No Comments
Are you a victim of domestic violence or stuck in an abusive relationship? Abuse comes in many including: physical, emotional, verbal, economic, mental, and sexual abuse. Remember that abuse can happen to anyone. Often times there are red flags early on in the relationship and most people tend to ignore them. When someone is…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on August 12, 2013 at 10:53pm — No Comments
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Added by Polly Workinger on August 6, 2013 at 12:55pm — No Comments
Tantrums are terrifying. They can spike your blood pressure, call unwanted attention in supermarkets, and wake up entire neighborhoods. As a parent, you must learn how to stop tantrums now; otherwise, they’ll only get worse in the future.
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Added by Karen Rodriguez on July 26, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments
Pregnancy weight is a touchy subject for many new mother’s. No matter how much you gain soon after your baby is born most mom’s are ready to get the extra weight off. Many mother’s typically lose a small amount of weight after having their baby. However, I often hear mom’s talk about losing the baby weight a few weeks after they have given birth. Rapid weight…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on July 18, 2013 at 5:27pm — No Comments
A few weeks ago my son moved to a new room at daycare and every since it seems as if he is throwing more fits and tantrums at home. I know that there is a stigma attached to two year old children and parents must realize that all two year old’s go through a phase often referred to as the terrible twos. I never really cared for that name…Continue
Many mothers who have been pregnant before will tell you that morning sickness usually hits around the sixth week of pregnancy and it typically goes away during the twelfth week of pregnancy. There are a few unlucky women who have to deal with the symptoms of morning sickness throughout their entire pregnancy and doesn’t go away until they give birth…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on July 10, 2013 at 5:14pm — No Comments