ABC and 123: Our Favorite Educational TV

Television time is always a subject that ruffles parents' feathers. At our well child check doctor visits the provider always says to limit TV time to an hour a day or less. If you'd let them, my kids would watch TV all day, and I'm sure yours would too. But how much TV do kids … Continue reading ABC and 123: Our Favorite Educational TV

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Am I Really an Adult? And Other Assorted Questions

Fake it 'til you make it. Just smile and act like it's part of your plan. These are things I find myself mumbling each day while I go from one situation to the next. Perhaps I just have imposter syndrome, perhaps I am clueless. I read someone else's blog post a few days ago about … Continue reading Am I Really an Adult? And Other Assorted Questions

Chores for Children and Learning How to “Adult”

Hey all, I originally posted this back in November 2017. I was thinking about this post a couple days ago because my daughter was asking for more chores to help with (she's three, chores are still fun). Have you heard of "adulting" classes? Apparently this is the new thing where young people are taught basic … Continue reading Chores for Children and Learning How to “Adult”

How to Develop a Nightly Routine and Make Bedtime Easier

Over the past three years I have found that my kids do best at bedtime if we follow the same routine each day. That isn't to say that we never vary from our routine, but I try not to when possible. It took quite a while to develop a routine that worked for us. When … Continue reading How to Develop a Nightly Routine and Make Bedtime Easier

The Day Hasn’t Even Started Yet, but I am Done

Excuse me while I hang my head in defeat sit here and cry and give up on the day at 7:00 a.m.. The day started innocently enough. My youngest woke first and wanted to sit and snuggle for a bit. After he jumped down I began making coffee and breakfast for everyone. I fixed myself … Continue reading The Day Hasn’t Even Started Yet, but I am Done