I have to admit that I was one of those mothers comparing the intellectual prowess of my preschooler to other kids his age, and the competition was often fierce.
Posts Tagged: parenting
Kids are ALWAYS attempting to protect themselves when they lie — aren’t you?! Here’s the case for a little common sense and understanding.
Messy, messy kids’ rooms and what to do to keep from going out of your mind!
Breastfeeding or using formula. Working versus staying at home. The best bedtime for toddlers. Whether to let babies cry it out. Or co-sleep. To give time-outs or not. Spanking — yes or no?
When kids talk back to you, there’s a certain way you should handle it. Read on to find out.
Yelling is so ineffective and harmful to kids. If you’re doing it, now’s the time to learn a better way.
If you have children you are bound to have a heaping amount of proud mommy moments. I know I do. Some of them are HUGE moments that could make you tear up, and lots are just little moments that may seem like nothing at all through the eyes of anyone else. It’s those moments of… Read more »
Many parents plan for labor and delivery, but don’t consider the difficulties of the postpartum months.
That, for me, is sometimes very hard to do. Especially when we are somewhere that I have to be for work, but you were allowed — and encouraged — to bring your children. So, I always take mine with me when the opportunity is there. It’s just those days when they do something they shouldn’t… Read more »
When your child comes up to you for the millionth time asking for you to come play, don’t you think you should stop working and do so? Yeah, that’s what I try to tell myself. But, there is always that one more sentence I need to type, the dryer is done and ready for a… Read more »