Tag: children

How to Talk to Your Children About Body Safety

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Body safety for children encompasses many things, but let’s discuss how we can effectively have conversations with our children about “safe” and “unsafe” touch/behavior. As...

Never Run Late for School Again: Avoiding the Morning Craziness

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Monday Morning Madness! One child is missing a shoe, one is frantically searching for their library book, and you are reaching for the ziplock baggies,...

My Children Requested 102 Things From Me Today (Literally!)

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Today my children requested something from me 102 times. I was asked for 102 things. Okay, to be fair, some of those 102 requests...

Answering Tough Questions from Your Children

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My 5-year-old is very inquisitive. He asks a million questions a day. I love his curious attitude towards the world, but it has led...

How Sleep Training Saved My Sanity

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I don't take it for granted that we got very, very lucky. The night after our son David was born, he slept six hours...

My List of Parenting “Rules”

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I made a list of rules before I was even pregnant, and I was sure that I would not break them. I will not...

Four Tips to Discourage Jealousy Between Siblings

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I don’t know about you but when I witness sibling jealousy, it makes me incredibly sad. And I’m not talking about the “normal” sibling...

What to Do When the One You Compare Yourself to Is...

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We all play the comparison game with other moms. (Don’t lie. You do it, too!) Whether we’re side-eyeing another mom’s neat house, well-behaved kids,...

To the Forgotten Mothers on Mother’s Day

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When I was pregnant with our son, David, I had a lot of people stop and wish me congratulations on that first Mothers day....

Heads Up, Mama! The Comparison Game Affects Our Kids Too

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We talk a lot about the comparison in motherhood. We’re constantly told not to compare ourselves to other moms. But what about comparing our...

Snack-straction: Protein-Packed Snacks to Keep Kids Full

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We have all been there. It’s a warm and beautiful day. You have offered your offspring endless fun activities . . . outside play,...

Be Gentle with Your Friends Going Through Secondary Infertility

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It happened again the other day: the group of women I was sitting with started talking about the best age gap between children and...

First Day of School – In APRIL

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So, New Mexico says all public schools will give all students the opportunity to attend school in person on or before April 5. You know...

I’m Trying to Be More Spontaneous

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I Love a Good Plan I'm definitely a practical mom. I'm the "we need a plan and schedule" type of mom. If we have a...