Parenting Tips

Lego Storage Solutions That Save Your Feet

Have you ever stepped on a Lego? At some point in your parenting adventure you will step on a Lego and it will hurt like hell. While I can’t promise that storage solutions for your kids legos will prevent stepping…

How To Create A Homeschool Space In Your Home

This year we started preschool at home. We got the educational materials, we set a schedule, and we got all our supplies. Something was missing though. We needed a homeschool station. We discussed several different options for our homeschool station.…

Building Independence In Your Child

Around the time my son got mobile, Rob – my husband – and I started working with L – my son – to get him to be more independent. We felt that building his confidence to be able to do…

2020 Printable Calendar For Kids

If you want to teach your kid about time management, project management, goal setting and planning, and give them the tools they need to be successful in life, get them a calendar while they are young. I remember when I…

Should You Continue The Santa Tradition

We’ve reached a point in our society’s growth that we have to make a decision about a fond and mostly happy tradition. Do we tell our kids about Santa or not? Ultimately, the decision is up to you. If you…

How To Help A Constipated Toddler Fast

Learning how to help a constipated toddler is just one of the many things parents never thought they needed to know. As a parent it’s heartbreaking when your child goes through some pretty bad constipation and it’s a major relief…

How The Magna Doodle Helped My Son’s Speech Delay

Speech delay is hell on a parent. There is so much frustration and desire to hear your child speak that it can feel heartbreaking when it’s just not happening when it should. The first thing you should do is remember,…

What You Really Need In Your Hospital Bag

It’s 1:30 in the morning and you are awakened from your slumber either by your water breaking, contractions, or both. It’s time to head to the hospital. You wake up your husband and quickly get dressed to leave – at…

How To Teach Your Toddler About Chores

It’s a dream come true when your toddler or preschooler cleans up their room without much fuss. The truth is though, without knowledge and tools to do so chances are high it becomes more of a fight. While my preschooler…

5 Reasons To Homeschool Your Child

Deciding the best schooling options for your kids can be a difficult task. There are quite a few different options. I want to discuss homeschooling and figuring out if homeschooling is the right choice for you and your kids. The…

Why I don’t Stress About Late Potty Training My Toddler

Every week on Friday I feature a post from a fellow mom sharing her story about motherhood. This week I have Nancy from All Natural Mothering discussing late potty training. She shares the benefits, the challenges, and must-have survival tips for…

Toddler Tantrums: How To Handle Them With Distraction

It was dinner time, I was visiting my parents with L, my two year old, in Chicago for the first time since he was born. My last remaining grandparent had passed away and here I was with an overly tired…
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