10 Fun Ways to Disconnect from Technology as a Family

Need some help with how to get your kids to disconnect from Technology?   Too often these sort of posts are all from the viewpoint that technology is bad and it is our duty as parents to keep our kids away from it. Personally, I don’t agree. Technology is a great thing. It is inspired. It…

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Top 10 Reasons Why Parenting is Basically Playing Pokémon Go

Parenthood is basically playing Pokémon Go. Let me show you why…   Months ago (about 48 hours after it was released in the US) my brother and sister introduced my husband and I to the now crazy popular game Pokémon Go. Though I had grown up in the height of the Pokémon craze I have to…

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11 Things To “Let Go Of” To Be A Happier Parent

Have you ever wished you were a happier parent?   We all want to be happier parents. At least I do. I want to find joy in my parenthood and show my kids that I love being their mother (even if it is hard at times). I am a firm believer in the adage that…

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10 Activities to Teach Your Children Gratitude!

Are you looking for some fun ideas to teach your children gratitude?   I want my children to be happy. I really do. I pray for it every night and work toward it every day. The most effective thing I have found for happiness (in children and adults) is gratitude. When we are filled with Gratitude…

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5 Tips For Taking Care Of Braces For A Better Experience!

  How we take care of our braces really impacts our experience with them.   As parents we all want our children to have good. For many parents, this means getting our children needed braces.  However, as any parent who has had to get their child braces knows: Getting the braces are just the first…

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20+ Epic Star Wars Themed Parenting Memes!

Today is International Star Wars Day (You know…May the 4th Be With You) In honor of Star Wars (We are huge fans in my home) here are 20+ Star Wars Parenting Memes that any parent can appreciate! Hope you enjoy, and if you do please share!

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Starting Young- Tips to Get Your Child Excited About Dental Health

I am excited by today’s guest post by Dr. Jonathan Everett. Dental health is very important for our overall health, and the best time to instill these important habits in our children is when they are young.   We all love our kids, but let’s be real- sometimes they can be infuriatingly stubborn about the…

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Why Mommy Doesn’t Want Your Parenting Advice. 

98% of advice is crap. Even worse. It is often more harmful than helpful.   When I was 6 months pregnant with my first child, my husband and I were both looking through cute baby outfits at a local store (can’t remember which one) and we saw a simple onsie with the message, “My Mommy doesn’t want…

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