10 Things I Would Tell My Daughter

  I don’t have a daughter. I have three amazing sons and I honestly never wanted a daughter. My family has a long standing history of mother-daughter relationships that put the dys-func-tion in dysfunction and I am happy to be breaking that cycle. My mother and I were no exception. The worst in the series….

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4 Ways to Teach Your Daughter to Speak Up & Out

One the hardest things for a parent to do is to speak to their child of the evils of the world. It’s far harder to send them out into it, knowing that at some point, they will be witness or subject to some form of discrimination or violence.  Unfortunately, we can’t shelter our children forever — the…

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10 Things Parents of Teenagers Must Do

Must Dos for Parents of Tweens and Teens 1. Have the passwords to your kids social media platforms and emails. Use them to do periodic checks. Sexting, bullying and all sorts of other frightening things take place behind the curtain. Make sure your child isn’t involved. 2. Make an effort to know the parents of…

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Help! My Baby Is Constipated: What You Can Do

I received product and compensation from Mead Johnson Nutrition to create this post written by me. All experiences and opinions expressed in this post are my own and not those of Mead Johnson Nutrition.  Consult your pediatrician before making changes to your baby’s diet or if you have concerns related to your baby’s digestive health….

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10 Things I’m Teaching My Daughters

We all have an idea of what we want our daughters to know before we send them off into the world.  I’m been making a mental list from the moment Ellie came into this world.  1. Respect – Treat everyone with respect. I mean everyone! From the homeless man on the corner, to the police…

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10 Changing Table Must Haves

I know not everyone believe they need a changing table, but I’m not one of them. I like having a diaper changing station. It helps keep the mess and diaper smell out of the rest of the house. I’m never rushing around looking for the wipes or diapers. I don’t have to worry about a dirty diaper sitting in the kitchen trash. Plus the organization helps my OCD issue.

10 Rules For Leaving Your Child Home Alone

If you are planning to leave your children alone at home for the first time you should read these 10 things to know first. Ease your child in to their first at home alone experience. A quick run to the grocery store for example.  What Your Kids Need to Know Before You Leave Them Alone…

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