Category Archives: The honest mom blog

5 Steps To Protect Your Gifted Child From Being Bullied – Guest Post

Gifted children are at greater risk for being bullied simply because they stand out from their peers. Many of the same attributes that make gifted learners so unique are also the same ones that bullies use to pick a child out of the crowd. For example, a gifted child might struggle with anxiety or enjoy a hobby that the bullies… Read more »

Overcoming Feelings of Un-Appreciation!

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Whether you just happened to stumble upon this post or have come here from my Letters Of Lace series. Know that you are in the company of a good friend! There are seasons in life when our acts of service go unnoticed, when our kindness is accepted but not appreciated, when “thank you” and “I’m grateful” are phrases we hardly ever hear…. Read more »

To The Woman Who Feels Unappreciated – Letters of Lace

In my new series, entitled: “Letters of Lace“, I will be touching on themes and topics that explore some of the more desperate things we women struggle with. Difficult and dark experiences that drain every last ounce of our strength, and leave us feeling hopeless, overwhelmed and misunderstood. My aim is to write to the “Woman” who is experiencing this… Read more »

Dear Friend – With No Kids!

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A little while ago a very dear and special friend made a passing comment that she never read my blog because she wasn’t a mom. As human nature would have it, I was a tad offended. However, once I was able to get over my self pity and think a little deeper into why she made that comment, I was… Read more »

5 Silly Songs We Sing That Enforce Our Family Rules.

Every family has it’s own weird little quirks… In our family we tend to sing silly songs about family rules…Or whatever really! Just today my husband was telling me about a song that he and the boys made up in the car on their way back from a haircut. It goes a little something like this… SIR is a pie,… Read more »

Because Each Little Princess is Unique – D. Liles Collection

Leave A Little Sparkle Wherever You Go! That’s exactly what Daria from the D.Liles Collection has created. “The journey of D. Liles Collection began from my love of vintage, French-inspired clothing and all things girly. My brand is about beautiful fabrics, unique designs and careful attention to detail that together create feminine and gorgeous designs for girls. My goal is to… Read more »

What A Year Of Blogging Has Taught Me.

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As February draws to a close – the month of my blogging anniversary – I thought that this was as good a time as ever to reflect on what this past year of blogging has taught me. I can sincerely say that it has been an eye-opening experience. Finding the one thing that I can call my own, the one thing… Read more »

Why Men Should Be from Pluto & Not Mars !!

Sometimes living with 3 men (soon to be 4) is more exhausting than being a parent. Not only do I have to contend with clothes and shoes lying all over the place, and a distinct bouquet of smells, I also have to coach them through every minor search (whether it be for a pair of socks or an old broken toy)… Let… Read more »

Kidioke – Lullabye … Review

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“Kidioke Media LLC sells and ships custom children’s sound books and has created an iPad / iPhone app for iOS. Kidioke has created these products with the hopes of getting the songs of “yester year” into the minds and hearts of children today. We have put a heavy focus on nostalgia and on harnessing history’s great artist’s works by taking… Read more »

How To Raise Great Kids..

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Raising kids is hard enough as it is, throw in peers, technology, basically the entire 21st century, and it can be overwhelming, to say the least. I’m quite happy to accept all the help I can get! And I’ve recently received help from a wonderful book that was sent my way… There are some very interesting guidelines in the book… Read more »