Category: Family Life

The greatest day of the year to be a parent

At our house, Christmas is the most anticipated time of the year. It is epic! All other events pale in comparison to Christmas. Although we look forward to it all year long, the excitement begins to build in November with the Christmas list tradition. Everyone compiles a Christmas …

What to do with kids when they’re bored

I think that some days, I could simply sit in a chair and sip an iced tea for hours, just doing nothing. My children, however, are another story. A five-minute lapse between activities is cause for disaster as they wander around the house whining and getting into mischief …

How to get your kids to eat vegetables

My four-year-old is picky sometimes. He has a love/hate relationship with food, especially vegetables. Everything is “I love it” or “I hate it”. There is no in-between. To add to the drama, a food he loved yesterday has somehow found its way to the hate list today. UGH! …

Tips For Gardening With Your Kids

Most kids are intrinsically interested in planting and growing a garden. They love getting out and playing in the dirt, watching things grow, and creating something from nothing. What they might not know is how good this is for their well being. Getting dirty is good for kids …

Tips For Gentle Parenting

Kids…they DEFINITELY don’t come with an instruction manual.  If you’ve ever been frustrated, wondered how to invite cooperation rather than a power struggle, wanted to stop yelling at your kids, and create an open and loving relationship with them then gentle parenting might be the parenting philosophy for …

Best Humidifier For Asthma 2019: Reduce Your Symptoms

Do you or someone you know suffer from asthma attacks? Using the best humidifier for asthma could ease your symptoms and suffering, by reducing dryness in the air and other triggers for asthma. It’s the middle of winter and you’re snuggled warm in front of your cosy fireplace, but …

11 Clever Ways To Prepare For Baby

Think of all the hours you’ve spent prepping for life’s milestones, like getting ready for school dances, studying for college exams, or organizing your wedding. Having a baby is one of the most significant moments that will require lots of preparation too. It’s impossible to anticipate everything you’ll …

Pamper Yourself: Creating A Day Spa In Your Home

You don’t need to spend hundreds of dollars or even a whole day at a spa retreat to enjoy the benefits of some rest and relaxation! As mothers, we know that time and money can be precious, and it’s tough making the time (and organizing babysitters!) to spend …

What I Wish I Knew About Parenthood

If you could go back in time to when you first became a parent, what would you have done differently? What do you wish someone had told you about parenthood? I remember when I first announced my pregnancy, and the advice and information well-meaning family and friends shared …

How To Get A Better Night’s Sleep

One of the first things you notice when you become a parent is how much you miss sleep and how much you really need it! Not enough sleep is a big problem for many adults. Results from a recent study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention …
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