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Using The Movie Gremlins To Parent My Kids

There are three rules you have to follow.  Don’t put them in bright light.  Don’t get them wet.  Don’t feed them after midnight. My son loves the movies Gremlins and Gremlins Two.  Yes, he is only three.  Unfortunately, both Daddy and I’s recollection of the movies was that they were okay (we both watched them … Continue reading

If You Want To Be A Good Parent Be A Coach

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

The Day We Threw His Toys Away

Lately my son has been going (what I hope) is a phase where he is violent and yesterday I literally reached the end of my rope, but I think I finally got through to him. I love my son, but lately I he has been testing his boundaries because he has started talking back to … Continue reading

Let Your Children Be Your Teachers

As parents we often think that it is our job to teach our kids everything from right and wrong to how to tie their shoes. What we forget is that they teach us just as much but only if we pay attention. Since I have begun practicing mindful parenting I have started a habit that … Continue reading

How To Raise Kids That Are Not Praise Junkies

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

Top 10 Ways I Am A “Bad” Mother

Let’s face it, no one is perfect at anything, especially parenting.  In my opinion it is not about right and wrong, just finding our own ways to get to the same destination. As a full-time working mom of three under three (including twins) things don’t always go according to plan. So here are the things that make … Continue reading

Parenting Success: 10 Ways I Have Adapted To My Three Year Old

Remember: they aren’t bad children, they are just behaving badly. Continue reading

It’s Called Terrible 2s and 3s Because F*ck#ng Awful Doesn’t Start With “T”

I was so ready for the terrible twos, I read books, talked to people and waited…and waited.  They never came, two was actually a great age (to read about it click here).  Then, here I was thinking I everything was great, all under control, and then once three hit, it all fell apart. Today was … Continue reading

How to Raise a Child While Discipline Less

Okay, you can probably tell by now that I am obsessed with Infographics, but I really like this one.


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