Glee Teaches Kids Important Life Lessons on Netflix #StreamTeam

Netflix Stream Team Brand Publisher I'm always amazing looking at my son to see how far he's come in life, especially after having such a rough start. He's 10 now … [Read more...]

Creating Cellphone Guidelines for Your Child

Lately we've been faced with the dilemma of buying our youngest son a cellphone. Purchasing a smartphone for your child can open up a world of convenience, but it can also … [Read more...]

How to Keep Kids Clothes in Great Shape #ChurchAndDwight

Church & Dwight Brand Publisher Getting stains out of kids clothing is one of the hardest things to do. As a mom of boys, keeping their clothes clean and free … [Read more...]

Teaching kids the importance of facing their fears

This is a conversation that I've had a million times with my now ten-year-old son afraid of the dark. Afraid to be alone. Afraid someone will come into the house to hurt him. … [Read more...]

How to Fight “I’m bored!” When You’re at the Pool

It happens to every mom. You’re at the pool enjoying a gorgeous summer day with your kids. Everyone is splashing, laughing, and having a great time. But then you hear it, “I’m … [Read more...]

Letting Go As Your Kids Grow Up #parenting

Letting go as your kids grow up is a gut wrenching time for many parents and children. For me it has been an extremely difficult struggle. My oldest is turning sixteen this … [Read more...]

Teaching Your Kids About Bullying

It's inevitable as a parent. At some point or another your child is going to come in the house crying, upset because another child has said or done something to hurt them … [Read more...]

Pulling the Grumpy Monster Out Bed: How to Get Your Kids Up For School

Having a child with Sensory Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, mild Cerebral Palsy, Anxiety and various other special needs issues does not make for good mornings. Trace (my eight) … [Read more...]

How finding the right school can make a difference to a child’s life!

It was just over two months ago now that I wrote a post about my 8 yr old son not wanting to go to school.  The battles we have had this year have been horrible, … [Read more...]

How to Choose a Perfect yet Practical Gift For Little Ones

With my son's birthday party coming up this weekend, I've been thinking about what to get to him. He's 8 and every year I go through this, picking and choosing the right gift … [Read more...]

Teaching boys the art of RESPECT

Do you find that today kids are a lot more disrespectful than in earlier generations?  Long gone are the days where kids say "Thank you" for something, help others for no … [Read more...]

How to Help Build Your Boys Self-Esteem

  As a blogger I often come across some amazing campaigns geared for girls and helping empower them, help them grow, build on their self-esteem and more.  And … [Read more...]

One step closer: parenting with a brain injury

Some days I feel like referee in my own home. Slap on a black and white striped shirt, and watch me as I blow the whistle and make sure everyone heads to their proper corners … [Read more...]

5 Tips for Helping Your Child Fall Asleep

Getting our babies to sleep when they were little required a little rocking, some warm milk, and before we knew it if we were lucky, it was lights out.  But as our … [Read more...]

How do you get kids to eat steak? #LoveCDNbeef

  One of the things I love the most about social media, is the vast array of knowledge that can be obtained on any particular subject.  Take beef for instance.  I … [Read more...]

12 Tips For Choosing The Right At Home Daycare

When it comes to finding quality childcare for your kids, it is a parent's prerogative to be picky and choosy.  You have Daycare vs At-Home Daycare.  And lately many good … [Read more...]

How to Keep Your Kids Safe Online

How do you keep your kids safe online? Our teenage son has been asking for more computer time so he can socialize with his friends online. He likes to share pics from his … [Read more...]