Tag Archives: Children

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 »

So What If My Boys Are Adopted…

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Before I say anything else, let me make an opening confession… This is an incredibly emotional and difficult post for me to write. So forgive me if I get a little carried away at points, or if something might come across a little too strongly. I am a blogger, and while that may not seem like much to some people, it works for me…. Read more »

Teaching Our Children How To Set Achievable Goals.

Surrounded by all the New Year hype, I can’t help thinking about my achievements, my failures, and even my hopes for dreams yet to be achieved. I’m reminded of all the NY resolutions of my past, you know… The ones that sadly didn’t make it. I guess we all have some of these, right? Resolutions that never made it past January 31st… It got… Read more »

Raising Little Ladies

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Last week I wrote a post “Raising My Sons to be Gentlemen“… and, while I was writing that post, I confess that I was imagining what gentlemen my daughters would end up marrying one day. It’s hard to separate the idea of what kind of men you want your boys to be, from the idea of what kind of men you want… Read more »

An early morning hijack…

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This all feels pretty clandestine, but I promise it is with good intentions! I am hijacking my incredible wife’s blog for a second because I have something quite precious to share with you – about her – that I know she would be far too modest to ever talk about. I’ll keep it brief, since she’ll be heading downstairs any… Read more »

Children Make Christmas Magical – Book Review – The Night Before Christmas.

There is something quite wonderful about sharing Christmas with children! The unbridled excitement, the genuine belief in all things magical, the pure joy at every opened gift… watching children celebrate and enjoy Christmas is nothing short of spectacular! Their sense of awe and wonderment! Of innocent belief in something far greater than ourselves! Sure, Christmas has always been a special holiday for… Read more »

Today, I Wished I Wasn’t a Parent!

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Today, for just a moment, as I watched the chaos unfold around me, for one single minute… I wished I wasn’t a parent. My pre-parent days flashed before my eyes, and I longed to be able to travel back in time, even if just for a moment, to revel in the peace and quiet. To become again the organized, more in-control “me”…. Read more »

How Sound Affects Our Children – Guest Post – Sarah Jones

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Today’s guest post is written by Sarah Jones. who is the Editor of Headphone Selection. She loves all sound technology and firmly believes in the power of positive music. How Sound Can Affect Young Children Sound is fascinating to young children and it can have both positive and negative effects on them and their development. While it is important to… Read more »

Living With Endometriosis – Guest Post – Laura Wyatt

Today we have Laura Wyatt from www.mamabearcollective.co.uk.  Laura is the mother of two from the UK and owner at Black Goose Digital, go take a peek 🙂 Living with Endometriosis It was love at first sight when I met the Man of the House – he was funny, and kind, and handsome, and he made my heart tingle and my stomach… Read more »

What people don’t tell you before you have baby number #2 – Guest Post – Angelique Ruzicka

This week’s guest post is written by Angelique Ruzicka, from www.mombabbles.com. Angelique is a married mom of 2; all the way from Cape Town, South Africa. The Second Child Syndrome I thought that having one child qualified me to have another with ease, and to handle the 3am feeds like a ninja teaching a six year old entry level kata moves…. Read more »