Category: Family

Survival tips for parents with a newborn 0

Top 5 Survival Tips for New Parents

As new or expectant parents, you’ve probably heard this one a hundred times by now, “Enjoy this moment: it passes by so quickly, you’ll miss it when it’s gone.” Those of us that have...

Advice to new dads on parenthood and caring for a baby. 0

Advice for New Dads

I’ve read it all. And, when I say that, please understand I have just about, read it ALL. From the time I decided to have kids, I pretty much read every dad book and...

Mother and father with children, celebrating family and love. 0

A Mother’s Love

I’m a mother, but I was first a daughter, and so I need to start from there. I was raised in the 70s by a mom who believed in kids playing outside and wearing...

Mother with children outdoors, tips for affordable Mother's Day gifts. 0

Affordable Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Driving in the car a few weeks ago, a commercial for a local Mother’s Day brunch came on the radio. “Mother’s Day?” squealed my 10-year-old, “Yay! I LOVE Mother’s Day!” I don’t know exactly...

family with twins, advice on becoming a parent 0

Becoming a Parent: He Said, She Said

Becoming a parent: “He said…” “There’s something else there, but it might just be debris”. That was from an ER doctor and the first inkling that we might be having twins. Not exactly the...

Family travelling, exploring, learning and growing closer together. 0

Family Adventures Abroad

This year, our family spent five weeks in Mexico. Not surprisingly, sharing this time together as a family was incredible and believe it or not, it can be done. It simply takes some creativity...

Feet at bottom of bed as family with small children try to find ways to get more sleep. 0

How to Get More Sleep

As any new parent quickly learns, sleep deprivation can feel like torture. Without proper sleep, we may be more moody and careless, but the consequences can have a greater impact on our health and...