Through trial and error, we’ve learned some lessons about flying and traveling with small children. Last year I shared a travel experience which included a public temper tantrum. Thankfully, not all trips include meltdowns. Travel is getting easier because the kids are older and because we’ve learned some lessons. In October we went to Maine for our nephew’s wedding. We took a direct flight […]
It’s easy to get impatient when trying to get out the door with small children. However, a repeated rushing can teach our kids some unintended lessons. This morning was busy. Although I got up early for a head start, we were still running behind. And we struggled to get out the door on time. We made […]
Toddlers aren’t known for their stellar waiting skills, however, the same is often true of their parents as well.What toddlers teach us about waiting.
Whether you stay at home with your kids, or work during the day, life is just a BIT more complicated when your spouse travels for work. Suddenly, your parenting partner is unavailable during evening hours, and your kids are missing their daddy (all while YOU are missing your spouse!). A traveling spouse means you’re IT. You and the […]
The fall schedule fills quickly with fun, educational and creative activities. Soon, we overcommit, leaving no margin for rest. How do we decide what to do? I can’t believe my second summer as a stay-at-home mom is finished already. Unlike last year, our mornings were free since our daughter dropped her morning nap. With no scheduled activities, we kept a very loose […]