Real. Super. Mom. For some reason people in general have the tendency to assume that what we see in photos or read about in the media is the whole story. It is NEVER the whole story. We only get mere glimpses
I’m very excited to share that I have a collaborative post up today over at Mama OT! Christie (Mama OT) who is a pediatric Occupational Therapist, Katie (Playing with Words 365) who is a speech therapist, and I wrote about the
I am SO excited to introduce a new upcoming HAPPY PARENTING – series! Me and my blogging buddies Solgave & Angelique Felix.com-The Magic of Play want to bring you in the mood for Happy Holidays in a Happy Home. Not because
Let me start out by reminding you about my 3 year old daughter, Honor. She’s the one always wearing the princess clothes … The one that had a Princess Birthday Party … She has no doubt that she IS a princess.
I’m a spoiled Momma! My Mother’s Day was more like a Mother’s Long Weekend!!! Thursday – Honor came home with a present wrapped (in paper she had stamped herself!). I opened it up to reveal … A Beautiful Butterfly! Friday –
A few years back I found this list of questions that are terrific as keepsake questions to ask kids on a Facebook note (if anyone knows the original source, PLEASE let me know!). What is something mom/dad always says to you?
I’m a total sucker for cheesy, classic traditions to do with kids. Ever since my first child was old enough (he was only a couple weeks old for his first Easter), we’ve been going to the mall to sit with the
“The days are long, but the years are short.” “Parenting isn’t for the weak.” “Cleaning the house while the kids are home is like shoveling when it’s still snowing!” “Don’t you wish kids came with an instruction manual?” “Shouldn’t parents have
One of the hardest parts of being a parent is the constant onslaught of commentary from relatives, friends, total strangers, and the media on how WE should be a parent. As if we didn’t second-guess ourself almost every step of the
A three step sequence of stating the limit, giving a warning, and enforcing the consequence can be used in a child-centered play therapy session … this simple limit setting model is also a GREAT to use CONSISTENTLY and with FOLLOW THROUGH
I’m doing a little bit of freaking out about all I have to do and plan before the baby comes. How long would you recommend taking off for maternity leave? I can’t afford to take any time off but since that