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Tips For Moving With Young Children
Jun07

Tips For Moving With Young Children

Moving can upset children of any age. It frequently causes them to feel apprehensive and insecure. But, don’t despair; there are many things you can do to make the moving experience less scary for your children. Involve Them from the Very Beginning Tell your children as soon as you know you’re moving; don’t spring it on them at the last minute. Explain why you’re moving in terms they can understand. Do you need more room? Are you...

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How Much Do You Really Know About Teaching Your Child Safety?
Jun02

How Much Do You Really Know About Teaching Your Child Safety?

There has been a huge amount of news recently involving child abductions, parental abductions, and child abuse. From Natalie Holloway in Aruba to Jessica Lundsford in Florida, parents have heard about children who have been kidnapped and murdered. Then there were the stories of parents who keep their children in cages or made them drink bleach to cleanse them of evil spirits. This is very scary stuff. The fact that we live in a world...

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Parenting Styles – Overcoming Your Differences
May25

Parenting Styles – Overcoming Your Differences

If you spend any time in the parenting section of the library or your local bookstore, you will find hundreds of books on disciplining and raising your children. All the leading experts have their own ideas about what works and what doesn’t. As a parent, you have your philosophy that you bring to the table. Most of your thoughts come from what you learned as a child. You either liked the way your parents raised you, agreed with...

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Wood Chips
Feb23

Wood Chips

I wanted to share with you one of the most valuable lessons my daughter taught me when she was sixteen-months-old. I call this essay, “Cherish Your Wood Chips.” Today was one of those days where I just couldn’t get enough done. No matter how many times my pen scratched off a to-do list item — a new one seemed to appear. But you, Samantha, didn’t have anything on your agenda. At sixteen-months your days are usually quite...

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Black Tie Baby Occasions
Jan26

Black Tie Baby Occasions

There is almost nothing that new parents enjoy more than taking advantage of the opportunity to get their babies all dressed up in the cutest and most endearing outfits that they can find and bring them out in public for the entire world to gaze upon and coo at. So, when a formal family event comes up while their infant is still in his or her infancy, the parents must jump at the chance to get little John or Christina dressed to the...

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