Quite the title right? Let me explain. Evenings are tough for most kids from infant on. I know my babies were the crankiest from 5:30-bedtime most nights. The witching hour. But I’m not talking about babies or even toddlers. I’m referring to the school-age group of kids!
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If you are like me, you have had “THOSE DAYS”. “Those days” are the days that the kids decide to see how long my patience will last. At every turn, I have a child who is distracted, bored or just plain tired. And speaking of tired, there are “those days” that I am just plain […]
By now, you’re probably feeling the heat of summer. I’m not talking about the temperature. I’m talking about all the time with your kids.
Reading is one of the most important skills in life. Yet some children and adults will never know the joy reading can bring. So how do we instill in our children the love of reading? Here are some steps that we can take to start fueling the desire to read even before they can.
In keeping with my resolution to have more fun in 2017 and in honor of February’s “National Library Lovers Month,” I recommend to you some other seriously silly books:
No one told me that having children was sometimes like putting a mirror up in front of your own face. No one told me that I would see myself in the dramatic way she sighs and rolls her eyes. No one told me I would hear my own words, bitter and sarcastic, coming out of […]
There are so many it(s) that I have left to experience. I’m sure I will find the right time to use the phrase “life’s not fair” and I will understand why grand kids are better than my own kids. But until then, if you see a cartoon-like light bulb above my head, don’t worry. It’s just me […]
“I can’t believe you’re being so MEAN!” our 11-year-old daughter told my husband and me. “You guys are the Fun-Killers!” Yep. That’s us. Mr. & Mrs. Fun-Killer.
I don’t have a big bathroom at all. It’s not fancy. The shower head is whatever WPS installed on their energy plan visit. It’s not a walk-in or tile. I don’t even like the shower curtain anymore. But I LOVE my shower. I mean LOVE.
Parenting is hard and requires a sense of humor. It also doesn’t hurt to ask for a little divine intervention once in a while. Thus, we pray as a family before dinner, and the adorable prayers of my twin three-year-olds are both entertaining and impressive.