Welcome to my page! Thank you for stopping by Uplifting Families. I wanted to take the time and thank all of those people that have made Uplifting Families successful. Without your love and support, my blog wouldn’t be where it is today. I started blogging in November of 2011, shortly after my youngest son was born, because I wanted to help other mother’s…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on August 13, 2013 at 8:50pm — No Comments
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Added by Polly Workinger on August 6, 2013 at 12:55pm — No Comments
A few months ago we purchased a potty seat for my son, he was starting to show interest in potty training. He has been watching other kids and following us to the restroom for a few months now. After I purchased the potty seat a few months ago, I tried putting my son on the potty. I knew that it was still a bit early and didn’t quite show all of the…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on August 5, 2013 at 6:57pm — No Comments
I can’t believe that summer is almost over with and my kids will be heading back to school in less than a month. It seems like this summer has flown by. I have enjoyed having my kids at home with me so that I could spend some extra time with them. A few weeks ago, I noticed that the stores were already stocking the aisles with…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on July 31, 2013 at 11:06pm — No Comments
Geesh, it is officially the last Monday in July, where the heck has summer gone! My goodness, just a few posts ago I was celebrating the first day of summer now this. And to think, I haven't even completed half of my to to- do's from my summer must do list, well with the exception of a few things.
Sigh.. summer please don't go, I need more time:…
Added by Miss Worrell on July 29, 2013 at 11:01am — No Comments
What items do I need to pack in my hospital bag when preparing to have a baby? Most new moms tend to over pack their own hospital bag and most of the items that they take with them are safely tucked away in their bag and are not used. Most of the time the hospital will supply your basic supplies such as soap, lotion,…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on July 26, 2013 at 4:51pm — 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
What should I pack for my baby while staying at the hospital? Depending on the hospital that you are delivering at most of the time the hospital will provide you and your baby with basic necessities. In fact, when I was pregnant with my first baby I had no idea what I needed to take with me so I was stuffing all of the basic items that I might need…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on July 25, 2013 at 5:47pm — 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
From the moment I found out that I was expecting with each one of my children, I couldn’t wait until I was able to have ultrasound done during the later half of the second trimester so that I could find out the gender of my baby. In fact, I have figured out how some couples or moms can make it through their entire pregnancy not knowing the sex on the…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on July 11, 2013 at 5:38pm — No Comments
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
Okay, so if you are friends with me on Facebook then you know that today I received a negative comment on Reddit.
This lead me to try to figure out how best to respond to negative comments. In this post, after I get my little vent out, I am going to let you know what I found in my research (really just talking to other bloggers and friends) and my own thoughts on the issue.…
Added by Rebecca Moree on July 9, 2013 at 8:49pm — No Comments
So my last Pinterest post, which was just a quick lesson on how Pinterest can help you grow your blog, was a huge success!
I also got a few messages saying that people would love a How to with pictures. (Similar to my Beautiful…
Added by Rebecca Moree on July 9, 2013 at 8:30pm — No Comments
After I shared yesterday’s post, 5 Ways to Get Children To Help With the Household Chores on several of my social media platforms. I was asked to share my opinion on whether or…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on July 9, 2013 at 5:10pm — No Comments
When my daughter was born, I knew that I wanted to do things differently than my parents and I wanted to teach my own children the value of helping around the house. Children are capable of doing simple chores and most of the time they are willing to help. Giving your child small chores or tasks can help them learn life skills while teaching…Continue
Slavery was abolished December 6th, 1865, when congress passed the 13th Amendment, part of the United States Constitution which freed the last of the American slaves. Many people felt that this would put an end to slavery and that people would no longer be forced to work for free in the United States of America, this was supposed to remain an issue for those people…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on July 5, 2013 at 4:54pm — No Comments
Do you have a bunch of stuff that you are no longer using in your home? Is your unwanted junk just sitting in your house collecting dust? Instead, of throwing all of your unwanted items in the trash why not turn those unwanted items into cash or donate your unwanted items to the charity of your choice. If you are ready to get rid of your unwanted…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on July 3, 2013 at 3:32pm — No Comments
Talking to teenagers to give advice or simply to find out how they are doing is not a common act among parents today. One of the reasons why this is so is that teenagers in general are difficult to approach, let alone communicate with. A gap in age could be an obvious cause to blame, but despite these impediments, parents should never give up on trying to communicate with their…Continue
Added by Karen Rodriguez on July 2, 2013 at 8:53am — No Comments
Like most of you guys, I didn't want to keep using one of the "stock" templates. I hated when I was flipping through blogs and came across one that looked exactly like mine!
What is there to keep people from just simply clicking on past my site when they see it?
If you are anything like me, and I'm betting you are, you either can't afford to or don't want to purchase…
Added by Rebecca Moree on July 2, 2013 at 12:17am — No Comments