If you don’t like using time out to discipline your toddler or young child, there are other forms of discipline that may work better for you and your family or you can use a combination of…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on April 3, 2013 at 4:27pm — No Comments
Yesterday I didn’t get the opportunity to write a new blog post. My baby normally goes to daycare during the day because it is hard for me to care for him by myself due to my current medical problems. Tuesday late afternoon I got the dreaded call from the daycare that my baby boy was running a fever and…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on March 29, 2013 at 11:21am — No Comments
Infants and toddlers seems as if they are constantly sick for the first years of their life, especially, if they attend daycare. When my son was younger and we put him in daycare, it seemed as if he was sick with something every few weeks. We have to alternate days off and one of us would have to end up…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on March 21, 2013 at 5:48pm — No Comments
Taking care of your child’s teeth is very important and many parents don’t realize that you should begin taking care of them before they come in. When my son was an infant and we were at the doctor’s office for a well check, his doctor informed us that we should begin wiping my son’s gums with a wash cloth and water. Wiping down his mouth and gums with a wash cloth will get him used to getting his teeth cleaned before he is ever introduced to a toothbrush. I was a bad mommy and this…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on March 18, 2013 at 5:32pm — No Comments
Spending time with your children, especially, one on one time is important and makes them feel loved. I have been trying to make sure that I spend time with my toddler because he is growing up way to fast. I have a hard time getting down on the floor to play with him (due to my chronic back pain) so I have to be a bit more creative and find activities that work for me. He loves to “draw”, which is his favorite thing to do these days. So I scooped him up into my lap and grabbed the…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on March 7, 2013 at 11:03pm — No Comments
When I found out that I was pregnant with my third child, words couldn’t describe how excited I was after the initial shock wore off. It took us a while to become pregnant and though the timing might have been off slightly everything worked out. I was blessed with a beautiful, healthy little…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on March 4, 2013 at 5:51pm — No Comments
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Most teenagers enjoy hanging out at the mall for several hours on the weekends so that they can spend time with their friends and window shop, unless they have money to spend. In fact, I remember doing this when I was a teenager, I enjoyed roaming around the mall and catching up with my friends. Most…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on February 28, 2013 at 3:15pm — No Comments
Babies begin to hear your voice around 16 after they are conceived. So they begin learning how to listen while inside of the womb. As, your babies hearing develops they will begin hearing other sounds besides their mommy’s voice and can even recognize those sounds once he or she is born. A baby is similar to a sponge and takes in everything that he or she hears or sees, even before they are born. If you don’t want your child to exposed to certain language or behaviors, you should…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on January 3, 2013 at 9:38pm — No Comments
I wake up the next day, and before I’m out of bed, BOOM it hits me just like that. Everything in my mind has changed. This isn’t just a good thing, it’s a great thing. It is a blessing. I want kids. So maybe it didn’t happen the way that I thought it would. It definitely didn’t happen the way I envisioned, but that doesn’t mean it’s anything but great. I say it again to myself It is a blessing!
My brother’s statement from last night plays again in my head, “If you think of it…Continue
The moment you find out that you are expecting, many women are often overwhelmed and have mixed emotions. Most women are thrilled to be expecting while other’s are scared to death. All of these emotions that you are feeling are normal.
Learn ways to deal with your pregnancy hormones at Uplifting Families.
Added by Christy Garrett on December 4, 2012 at 11:24pm — No Comments
Sally is a stay at home mom to her newborn infant. She planned on exclusively breastfeeding her baby; however, one day Jacob decided to skip a feeding. When Sally was pregnant, she never researched breast pumps or what to do in case she ended up with engorged breasts. She wasn’t prepared when her breasts became engorged and they began hurting.
Learn more at: Uplifting…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on November 23, 2012 at 3:18pm — No Comments
Every parent has a different way of parenting their children. There is no right or wrong way; however, many parents find that they have to tailor their parenting styles depending how their children respond to our guidance. Every child learns differently, so what may work for one family or child might not work for another. As a parent with multiple children, you may find yourself frazzled and stressed out because what is working for one child isn’t working on another. Read more…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on November 14, 2012 at 12:20am — No Comments
Katie can put a smile on your face when you are having a bad day or when you are feeling down and out. She will greet you when you walk in the door and follow you around wanting your attention, all while wagging her tail.
She loves you unconditionally and always has a smile on her face. To…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on November 6, 2012 at 2:33pm — No Comments
What is it about women- Is it their clothing? Makeup? Personality?
Over the years, there have been many misconceptions about women- stereotypes, to be exact. You may be familiar with some- a woman’s place is in the home cooking, cleaning and taking care of the family, while the man is at work making the money.
While these stereotypes still play a prominent role in society, women are now more powerful than ever before.
Case-in-point, Sara Blakely- she founded Spanx, which…Continue
Added by Randi Goodman on October 27, 2012 at 1:36pm — No Comments
In her new book Life Is Your Best Medicine, Dr. Tieraona Low Dog weaves together the wisdom of traditional medicine and the knowledge of modern-day medicine into an elegant message of health and self-affirmation for women of every age. In this episode we explore how to love yourself. http://bit.ly/LifeMedicine…Continue
Added by Sheila English on October 11, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments
Did you know that spending time in gardens can lift your mood and help you sleep better at night? Learn more about the healing power of gardens and nature in this short video. In her new book Life Is Your Best Medicine, Dr. Tieraona Low Dog weaves together the wisdom of traditional medicine and the knowledge of modern-day medicine into an elegant…Continue
Added by Sheila English on October 10, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments
Learn what Omega 3 Fatty Acids are, why they are good for you, and the best and easiest ways to incorporate them into your diet. In her new book Life Is Your Best Medicine, Dr. Tieraona Low Dog weaves together the wisdom of traditional medicine and the knowledge of modern-day medicine into an elegant message of health and self-affirmation for women of every…Continue
Added by Sheila English on October 7, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments
Don’t judge a book by its cover! Ha! That is exactly what your readers do when they read your headline for the first time. Your content, regardless of how amazing it is, will not be read if your headline is not amazing. Here are some tips on how to create amazing, “read–further” headlines:
Added by Shari Pilo on July 10, 2012 at 8:06am — No Comments
Before we go into the details on how to find what to write about, let's just jump back to another post, and remember that you should be using an editorial calendar. Using an editorial calendar makes blogging so much easier. Even with a calendar set up with topics and dates, bloggers often fall into…Continue
Added by Shari Pilo on June 15, 2012 at 5:01pm — No Comments