How To Stay Sane While Grocery Shopping With Three Kids


Parenting

While some may love grocery shopping with a pack of squirming, squealing and wandering children, I prefer to go alone. Since we can’t always grocery shop alone, I’d like to share my best tips for staying sane on a group outing.  I love going to the store with all three children. Wait. No. Just. No. […]

August 22, 2017

When the Fun Is Over – Strategies For Day-After-Fun Blues


Parenting, Practice Gratitude

The fourth of July this year was SO. Much. Fun! Our neighbors rented a bounce house and we had a large neighborhood gathering with water, fun and food. Kids in swim suits were running freely between backyards. It was a day of giggles, sun, water and all. the. FUN. An amazing day ended with bug […]

July 5, 2017

How I Became A Human Vending Machine


Parenting

It seems that the store snack solution has slowly made me into a real-life human vending machine. For the payment of quiet, happy children, I fork over snacks while I get my workout pushing a cart loaded with 3 children and all our stuff at record speed.

May 31, 2017

6 Strategies to Keep the Peace When Your Child is Ill


Parenting

We all know those days…your normally well-behaved and easy-going child becomes an opinionated, cranky, and whiny little person. As the day goes on, symptoms of illness that were not at first obvious, present themselves and the sensitivity of your little one is magnified even further. Pretty soon you, and your family are walking on eggshells around […]

August 8, 2014