Making sure your child gets plenty of calories, fat and sugar is not always easy, but here are some creative ways you can make sure that they stay away from all those nasty fruits and vegetables. 1. Stay away from food with flavour. Processed foods tend to be blander than unprocessed foods so if you … Continue reading
Taking care of one sick child isn’t fun. Two is horrible. Three and you might as well quarantine the house and call it a day. Here are a few of my tips for coping with a house full of sick kids. The weather has barely warmed up, but the kids are out in full force … Continue reading
When people ask me about the twins I always find myself gushing about how they are at a great age. While they get into a world of trouble, they are so cute when they do it, it doesn’t seem to register. If they were older and did these things it would be a problem but since … Continue reading
I have always know television is bad for my kids, and I hate the amount of it that they watch. So yesterday I decided it was time to make a change and I turned it off. When he was young Sawyer never liked television. Never glanced at it or took interest, even when other kids … Continue reading
Take a moment to think about the inspirational people in your life and how have they inspired you. This post is about acknowledging all those people who lift you up and motivate you, and realizing that you too are one of those people. Inspiration is an amazing thing. It creates positive feelings in people, and … Continue reading
The art of parenting is more internal that you realize. Have you have ever thought, if my children would just behave I could be the type of parent I want to be? Well, it doesn’t work that way. Parenting is what you do when your children are giving you a hard time. It’s about controlling yourself, … Continue reading
After reading what seems to be like a barrage of posts on “Mommy Wars” lately I made a comment that you don’t see men fighting about staying home or going to work, and that’s when it hit me. There are lots of things Dads do (or don’t do) that us Moms could learn a thing … Continue reading
I am feeling a little precocious today so I wrote a (somewhat sarcastic) top 10 about some common parenting myths (with a few added bonus ones). Please feel free to add your own in the comments section since there really are so many to talk about. 1. We need to have a lot of money … Continue reading
If you follow my blog you may know that I am currently working on me, and as I work on me, and working on being a better parent is part of that. I hope to share with you some of the nuggets of wisdom I gain along my quest. This article is about one of … Continue reading
The Wonderful World of Breastfeeding There are many great places you can get information about breastfeeding on these days. There are books, websites, blogs and more. When I was pregnant with my first baby I knew I wanted to breastfeed. Being the scholar that I am, I researched and read everything I could get my … Continue reading
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