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The Best Way To Handle This Behavior Is Probably Not What You Think

The Best Way To Handle This Behavior Is Probably Not What You Think

We’re all guilty of telling little fibs now and then – in fact, for most of us, we probably tell a little white lie or two each day. We lie to protect people’s feelings, or to keep a friend’s secret.  We may tell someone we are too busy to get […]
What Some Parents Think Is Appropriate This Halloween Will Really Scare You

What Some Parents Think Is Appropriate This Halloween Will Really Scare You

It’s a time of year that kids revel in.  There are many wonderful activities in the fall for adults and children alike, not the least of which is Halloween. Children look forward to picking out their costumes to go trick-or-treating with great anticipation, and thanks to the constant stream of […]
How To Dress Your Baby For Fall

How To Dress Your Baby For Fall

Knowing how to dress your baby or toddler in the cooling weather can be tricky. Especially when the beginning of a seasonal shift means different times of the day require different wardrobe changes. A baby can’t tell you if they are too hot or cold, and a toddler typically lacks […]
Unexpected Delivery In The Most Unlikely Of Places

Unexpected Delivery In The Most Unlikely Of Places

Most mothers go through nesting right before their baby is born. You want the nursery to be perfect, and every newborn essential ready for action. Sometimes the nesting urge is so severe that it turns to an obsession, where you can’t rest until that last necessity is squared away. Well, […]
This Disturbing Incident Shows A Need For Change In School Discipline

This Disturbing Incident Shows A Need For Change In School Discipline

Every parent worries about their child when they are not with them.  We cannot control situations they may experience when they are away from our care, and this includes while they are in school. While we do our best to stay involved and informed about our child’s school day –we […]
Mom Shamed By Ignorant Observer

Mom Shamed By Ignorant Observer

Moms often have to get creative when we are in an environment outside of our home in order to keep our children compliant, and non-destructive. Thinking outside the box may involve some unconventional practices, but never at the expense of our children’s safety and well-being. Despite the mother’s master ingenuity […]
These Childhood Relationships Have Lasting Benefit

These Childhood Relationships Have Lasting Benefit

Forming friendships and being viewed in a positive light by their peers are very important to our children, even at a young age. From the time they are little, we try to encourage our children to include everyone in their play, to share, and to treat others as they would […]
Judge Sides With Rapist And Forces Rape Survivor To Do The Unthinkable

Judge Sides With Rapist And Forces Rape Survivor To Do The Unthinkable

A young 12-year old girl was raped and became pregnant in the process. Instead of choosing to end her pregnancy and get an abortion, this brave young woman chose life and decided to raise her baby. As if having to deal with the trauma of surviving sexual assault isn’t awful […]
This Often Ignored Parenting Problem Leaves Many Moms On Edge

This Often Ignored Parenting Problem Leaves Many Moms On Edge

Becoming a mother is life-changing.  It changes you as a person, and it changes the way you view others. Motherhood is also an unpredictable journey.  We have our own way of doing things, but also want a sympathetic ear from someone who is going through the same thing. Or we […]
Planning Ahead Will Save You Heartbreak

Planning Ahead Will Save You Heartbreak

While you still may be focused on getting the kids adjusted to their new school routines, there are things that just might creep up on you without a little planning ahead. We’re already halfway through October! Holiday celebrations are beginning to pop up and pumpkin spice is in the air. […]