I understand the temptation to pick out your kids’ clothes, so they are picture perfect and match from head to toe. Please don’t. Let your kids choose their own clothes. Let’s face it. Baby and toddler clothes are A-D-O-R-A-B-L-E. Especially for little girls. Companies like Gymboree built entire businesses based on being able to buy head-to-toe matching outfits. Who can… Read More
Follow along as I experience a new season in life as an (almost) empty nester.
Where one day I'm in absolute despair over my oldest leaving for college. And then the next day I am making plans to turn his room into my craft cave.
Moms, you must stop projecting your insecurities onto your child. I will admit that this is still one of the hardest things for me to do as a mom. We all had things that made us feel insecure when we were children. I was a shy child. (I know. Hard to believe, right?) All I wanted to do is blend… Read More
You know that mom who has it all together? You know the one. Her house isn’t just clean. It looks like a Pottery Barn ad. Well, guess what. She’s cheating. When my son was a toddler, I joined a Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) group at a local church. It was my first foray back into the world of adults after… Read More
It is much easier to talk to your teens about sex if you start sex education in preschool. You laid the groundwork and set the tone when they were young. It is Easy to Start Sex Education in Preschool Like most kids, my son first asked where babies come from when he was waiting for the arrival of his baby… Read More
Wondering what happens if you don’t potty train your kid? After not potty training two kids, I can tell you exactly what happens. Here is What Happens if You Don’t Potty Train Your Kid? Your carpets and furniture will not have a permanent faint urine odor Your water bill will be lower because you won’t have as much laundry. Your… Read More
Motherhood is not a competition. I repeat. Motherhood is NOT a competition. So quit making it into one. Motherhood is Not a Competition You will not win an award if your child never uses a pacifier. There will be no grand announcement in front of a crowd of moms when your kid is potty trained at only a year old…. Read More