There is something magical about the first light of dawn, especially in the winter. It doesn’t snow where I live, and if it does snow the flakes fall for a few minutes and only stay on the ground for an hour or two. A few years ago the kids...―
Purposeful Parent Tip: When explaining challenging concepts to children, use a KISS. As parents, we’ve all heard this question from our young children at one time or another. For some, this question might fill them with panic – what is …...―
Welcome to a Fly on the Wall group post. Today 12 bloggers are inviting you to catch a glimpse of what goes on in our homes. Come on in and buzz around my house. ∙ When you’re done, click on the links below for a peek into some other homes:...―
Hey friends. Welcome to the 2nd Fly on the Wall Group Challenge. This month, 11 "What-are-they -thinking?" bloggers and I are describing what it would be like if you were to take a peek inside our homes.... ∙ Have a "look" around mine, and...―
Enjoy a collection of stuff Jenny + I have loved over the past week… This post on Ways to Celebrate Life as a Family These words… Richie Norton’s 10 lessons on how to stay happily married This article full of secrets of happy...―
An open letter to the hounds… No, not those hounds. (Although I do have a couple dogs of my own.) Recently I’ve been feeling hounded by people demanding things that I don’t have time to do. Some of it is … Continue reading →―
Chiara is always thinking she has the least time with me when she has the most time I would say. I think this comes from being first born. I was first born and I can tell you it feels most unfair (although it's wrong to) to go from being ...―
(At the end of the year, I’m re-posting my most read posts of the year.) Young parents will often remind me of a parenting phenomenon that I experienced firsthand. Perhaps you did also.My friend is living through her first “terrible threes”....―
What do you do when granting your child’s wish is not as easy at it seems? Our dog, Bosco is thirteen. She is a little bit of an aloof sort, and always has been. Our first “child,” she developed an indifference to Boy Wonder and...―
A few years ago at our School it was suggested rather than bringing in a tray of biscuits or fruit or sandwiches for all the children to share in one class party that they should instead bring in their own lunch as normal, but it could be a ...―
Bittersweet Season : Caring for Our Aging Parents--and Ourselves No Synopsis Available List Price: 15.95 Price: 13.28 They're Your Parents, Too!: How Siblings Can Survive Their Parents' Aging Without Driving Each Other CrazyYour parents are ...―
Everyone active in the Internet world these days may already have accounts in leading ...
Engaging your senses more fully is a great way to take everyday activities and turn them ...
Hey Loveys, ∙ I come to you from my couch for the first time since last Wednesday ...