Mommy-hood sprung on you like flowers in the springtime, after the stork dropped a bundle of joy at your door and forgot to leave the dad. Devastating, but not the end of the world.
Here’s what you should know: Being single is not a disease. Being a single mom is not a handicap. To find yourself solely responsible for the health and well-being of a child can be…Continue
Added by Niedria Kenny on October 17, 2017 at 6:36pm — No Comments
Have you heard of the Teal Pumpkin Project? It is a worldwide movement to create a safer Halloween experience for all kids. It is about raising awareness of food allergies and promoting inclusion of all trick-or-treaters throughout the Halloween season.
My boys do not have food allergies, and like any…
Added by Jessica Briggs on October 9, 2017 at 7:27pm — No Comments
Added by Mari Corona on October 8, 2017 at 1:02pm — No Comments
Dear Southwest Airlines, Wanna get away? Quite frankly, Yes. I Do! Here's why, and how you can help:
O.K., here's the skinny. Growing up, my mom always told me—and yours probably told you the same—closed mouths don't get fed. …Continue
Added by Niedria Kenny on October 5, 2017 at 2:00am — No Comments
Do you seem to have the same reaction to problems that arise over and over again which only make matters worse? Does your temper and shortness with others get in the way of you Being the Best you? Are you repeating past mistakes and still have no idea why? Well here's the answer...the problem is You.
You know how the definition of crazy is doing the same things over and over expecting different results? Well if you keep having the same issues because you keep handling…Continue
Added by Mari Corona on October 1, 2017 at 4:30pm — No Comments
It's a tough world out there. Many women find themselves shouldering the burden of a family alone. You may wonder if it is possible for a single mother to support her family on a single income. The truth that we all know, however, is that anything is possible. Here are some tips to…Continue
Added by Rachael Murphey on September 26, 2017 at 3:49pm — No Comments
For the most part, single moms are well-equipped to handle most situations. Whether it is the fruitless search for a lost toy or putting the fear of God in your young ones whenever they threaten to go astray, mothers pride themselves in being able to handle whatever curve balls that…Continue
Added by Rachael Murphey on September 18, 2017 at 7:39pm — No Comments
Now that it is September most kids are all back to school by now. If you have kids I’m sure you have helped or been asked to help in their classroom. I know there are moms and dads who are very involved in PTA or as a room parent. I also know there are parents who don’t know how they can find the time to get involved in PTA or the classroom. There have been times when I have been very involved…Continue
Added by Jessica Briggs on September 6, 2017 at 8:47pm — No Comments
When our son was younger, we would ask him questions we thought he didn't know the answer to, just to hear the funny answers he would come up with.…Continue
Added by Lauren Markman on September 6, 2017 at 7:00am — No Comments
Added by Niedria Kenny on August 19, 2017 at 3:44am — No Comments
Have kids going back to school? I know after staying up late and sleeping in for summer break it can take some time to get back into the groove. Here are 6 tips to help your children adjust back to their school sleep schedule.
Added by Jessica Briggs on August 16, 2017 at 3:29pm — No Comments
Integrating healthy foods into your child's diet can be challenging. Children haven't fully developed their palettes like adults have. This is important because it can be attributed to why your child is being a picky eater. Also, this is why you need to encourage the child to add new flavors to his or her…Continue
Added by Rachael Murphey on August 14, 2017 at 3:02pm — No Comments
Many parents think that when their young child becomes a toddler they're in less danger of household accidents thanks to their increased motor control. However, because toddlers are curious and have the ability to move around on their own, they are prone to a new host of accidents,…Continue
Added by Rachael Murphey on August 9, 2017 at 1:07pm — No Comments
As my daughter prepares for her first year of middle school, I am having all sorts of feelings. There are moments when I am excited but anxious the next.
I want my daughter to enjoy and be successful in middle school. I have an opportunity to actively and positively guide and influence her experience.
Parenting older kids has a way of making parents feel as if they are alone. Research shows that parents of…Continue
Added by Tiffany Benyacko on August 8, 2017 at 9:00pm — No Comments
It seemed that as soon as my son entered elementary school, I was constantly being asked about my views on allowances for children. For some reason, kindergarten seems to be the time when allowance decisions get made and parents must decide what to do in their families. Other moms…Continue
Added by Rachael Murphey on August 7, 2017 at 5:20pm — No Comments
HEY SUNBUTTER! He Likes It!
It would be awfully selfish of me if I didn’t share this tidbit of information with Mom Bloggers Club. As much as I would like to be the keeper of this secret, I just can’t. It’s totally worth sharing, and you can thank me later. Unless of course, it was…Continue
Added by Niedria Kenny on August 3, 2017 at 3:09am — No Comments
Have you seen the back to school supplies at all the local retailers? When I first see the school supplies going up, I usually do not feel ready for back to school; yet as I look at the calendar and each day passes I know it will be here before I know it, so it is easier if I just embrace the change and get in the back to school mode.
I hope you all have had a fun summer vacation! Here are…
Added by Jessica Briggs on July 24, 2017 at 2:20pm — No Comments
I recently told my friends that I quit on tidying up our house.I cannot do it anymore. I quit. I know they say that let our kids be little…so I am letting Ellie be. For parents who got toddlers… I know that deep in your hearts you sincerely understand and you’re slowly nodding your head because you know…you know… what made me quit – tidying up.
For more details on the reasons why visit my personal blog :…Continue
Added by Abigail on July 12, 2017 at 3:33am — No Comments
On my drive home from work the other day I turn on the radio and the topic was "who should discipline their daughter, the mother or the father?"
I automatically said both and to my surprise, the callers actually said the opposite. Most said that discipline should…Continue
Added by Mari Corona on July 5, 2017 at 8:12pm — No Comments
A lot of parents tell me their stories. Sometimes they are stories of a great parenting moment, but most of the time, they are self-ascribed parenting fails.
And I've wondered why so many of us are compelled to share those "bad" stories and make ourselves so vulnerable to others with our moments of…
Added by Lauren Markman on July 3, 2017 at 6:18am — No Comments