Category: Parenting

The chocolate cupcake and other scary costumes…

Halloween has arrived! Last year I was anticipating how fun it would be to dress up my little one and this year I’m proud to say I’m going to be the mommy of a chocolate cupcake! This year was pretty … Continue reading

To trick or not to treat- A ‘Tween’ mom dilemma

A few weeks ago my daughter asked me if she was a ‘tweener’.  I was half-listening to her knowing   this was one of many questions that she would rapid fire shoot at me and then proceed to tell me her … Continue reading

What’s the most important 18 minutes of the day for families?

“I hate mealtimes with my kids,” confessed one mom at a parenting workshop. “I prefer some time at dinner with my husband rather than being a disciplinarian with the kids.” While I applauded mom’s commitment to her spouse, I told … Continue reading

The new age of bedtime stories

Five-year-old Landon loves for his Aunt Michelle to read him bedtime stories. He snuggles in his bed with his special blanket and an extra pillow and gets all comfortable while he follows along with his favorite book. This bedtime routine … Continue reading

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