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

Infant ‘Silent’ Reflux is NOT Silent: 5 Survival Tips for Parents


Parenting

1. MAKE Time For Sleep Duh-this may seem like a no-brainer if you haven’t had a hurting baby. But our baby hurt, and could not sleep. We rarely slept more than 4 hours per night, and those were non-consecutive 40 minute spurts. Sleep broken up like that is not restorative. As days months pass, the need […]

March 1, 2017

12 Tips for Parents and Kids to Have a Great Daylight Savings Week


Parenting

Daylight savings. It. Is. Coming. Changing clocks to maximize daylight hours seems like a good idea. Before kids, moving the clock wasn’t a big deal. Go to bed earlier, and sleep a little later…in a few days we forgot it ever happened. But then we had kids. Changing the clock creates a BIG problem for the little people in my life. […]

March 5, 2016