Extreme Parenting, are we to judge?

We have all done it. We judge other people. We try not to, we really do ....more

Parenting Advice That You Shouldn’t Pass Up

Many parents run in to trouble while trying to get their kids to behave. They try many different methods, only to meet with frustration or failure. The parenting tips found in the following article should help you if you are having trouble training your children ....more

Raising Kids Without Losing Your Marbles

Does your child constantly push boundaries and break the rules, close him/herself off when it comes to sharing emotions and feelings? Are you frustrated with having the same conversations or fights with your child over and over again? Below are experienced parenting tips to help you create better communication and a stronger relationship! ...more

Why You Should Breastfeed Your Newborn Baby

Many people feel inadequate when they first become parents. This is a natural feeling, but you should also realize that continuing to prepare yourself as a parent is a vital part of the process. This article gives you tips about parenting and it explains what you should focus on and attempt to accomplish as a parent ....more

What to expect when getting fit for running shoes.

(disclaimer: not an expert. but just wanting to encourage anyone who swears they’re too fat to run or can’t run or are too intimidated to use “real” running gear -...more

House Tour: The Living Room

When we...more

Legos & Work & Life

Harry is the master...more

There is something about mothers.

When I was a little girl, my favorite days were the ones when my mother came to school. For lunch or a class party or a play…I thought she was beautiful & she’d wear her perfume & lipstick & I couldn’t wait to show her off. She was my mother, only mine, & I was the luckiest girl in the whole world ....more

Prepping for Summer at the Pool

It’s May. MAY! How did that happen? ...more

Prepping for Summer at the Pool

It's May. MAY! How did that happen? Where did the spring go? Why are the yearly dues for the pool already...well, due? I'm sitting in my living room & the chestnut tree in our front yard bloomed perfect pink & yellow blossoms & I'm writing a check, sealing our entire summer of sunshine & chlorine. I can feel the warmer sunshine & the air conditioning hums. For so many cold months, Doug & I promised Harrison that the warm weather would come again, that the pool would eventually open after Mother's Day, right around Momma's birthday....more