5 Tips to Designing the Perfect Shared Room for Your Kids

Sharing a room as children is often common when you live in a smaller home or have more siblings than rooms to go around. While sharing a room can sometimes lead to territorial squabbles, it can also be a great time for your children to bond as they grow up. For parents, designing a sharedContinue Reading …

Teaching Your Children to Ride a Bike

If you want your children to get plenty of exercise, and enjoy staying fit, teaching them to ride a bike is a good idea. It is a physical activity that they can enjoy all of their lives. Push along bikes give toddlers the chance to pedal through the park on family walks, with the optionContinue Reading …

Parenting Children with ADHD: Always Devoted, Hardly Distraught

They say it takes a village to raise a child. Perhaps so. And perhaps parents have to do the work of a village to raise a child. They are teachers, chefs, clowns and horrible bosses. Most   Disorder (ADHD), there is no doubt that they are everything and are willing to be anything. While fidgety hands,Continue Reading …

How Your Teens Become Responsible Adults

As many of you already know I have four kids, but three are pretty much independent. My oldest lives on her own and has for a few years. My boys are 16 and 18 and still live at home. They are both at the age where they can handle responsibilities and extra tasks with noContinue Reading …

What to Look Out for When Buying Your Baby Products

Nothing is more amazing than the day you bring your newborn baby home for the first time. The excitement and nervousness combine into a poetic symphony that can easily be described as parenthood. Unfortunately, this poetic symphony can become expensive, which leaves many parents looking for discounted baby products and supplies. Just remember, cheaper doesn’tContinue Reading …

When a Teacher Weighs your Child in Class

One of the biggest reasons I keep my blog separate from my personal life is so I can post things like this. My daughter who will soon be turning eight is in a grade 2/3 split class. She is a young grade 3 student. This means most of her friends turned 8 before she willContinue Reading …

5 Tips to Encourage Teens to Brush Their Teeth this Halloween

Some teens refuse to brush their teeth out of rebellion. Others choose not to because of a lack of interest in hygiene or the fact they never really were taught the right way to take care of their mouths.  Some are just plain lazy. Whatever the reason, it’s important to do whatever you can toContinue Reading …

Give a Gift Mom & Baby Really Need #BestBabyGift

When I had my first child I was overwhelmed with all of the baby registries, baby shower gifts and questions from loved ones about what I wanted/needed. I honestly had no clue! All I knew was what I was seeing in advertisements and what I thought looked cute. Like most parents, I thought I neededContinue Reading …