Tag: parenting

When Your Friends Don’t Have Kids…

"When you have a baby, your friendships change with those who are childless. You need and deserve to form friendships with others who are in the same boat as you are—tired, cranky, and ready for bed at 8pm—but who wouldn’t change anything about their new life for a second!"

Selecting a High Quality Program and Child Care Provider

Selecting a high quality care program and child care provider is one of the most significant decisions you will make for your children. So how do you go about finding a program that’s convenient, safe, within budget and meets all your family’s and child’s needs?

What If You Weren’t Around?

If you haven't done so already, I would encourage you to think about this tough subject. Invest in the hard work and time to determine who would step in. Think about who would make an unthinkable situation okay for your children.

6 Lessons Preschoolers Can Teach Their Parents

"I've always thought it was my job to teach and encourage them, but when I stop to take a step back and recognize the lessons I've learned, it's my boys who are teaching ME!"

Giving Up The Perfect Life

I don’t need to be Superwoman to the world. I just need to be a good mom to my kids and a person they’ll look up to throughout their lives.

My Hands Are Full. The Best Kind Of Full.

Our hands are full of these sweet precious gifts called children whom we have the opportunity and privilege of raising up to change the world.

Teacher Appreciation Week Gift Ideas + FREE Printable

Teacher Appreciation Week kicks off May 1st! We've compiled a list of fantastic gift ideas to show the teacher in your children's lives just how much you are thankful for them!

How To Love A Friend When You Are Busy

But I think you’d be surprised there are ways to help and love a friend in need without taking all day to make a gourmet meal, or watching someone’s kids for a week straight.

City Moms Blog Network Celebrates National Autism Awareness Month

City Moms Blog Network celebrates National Autism Awareness Month. Hear stories from moms sharing their experiences with autism.

5 Ways to Survive the Death of a Dream

For so many of us, we don’t get a big shiny bow on our lives. We live every day, a little banged up and bruised but still breathing, and we learn how to love our lives anyway, smack in the middle of the unexpected.