Parenting

Five Ways To Raise a Self Confident Child

Parenting is HARD. We have 18 years to transform these little humans into confident, functioning adults. It seems like an impossible feat. However, I know you can do it! Here are five ways to raise a self confident child. Model Self Confidence The best way to raise a confident child…


18 Questions You Must Ask Before Hiring A Babysitter

Recently, my husband and I had a work event to attend. The problem was the date and time ~ weekend and early morning through the afternoon. We are older parents without a base of babysitters to turn to… what is a parent to do? I asked my cousin ,Deanna, a…



Single Parenting During The Holidays

Being a parent in general for the holidays is difficult and stressful.  We have so much pressure on us. We have to find the perfect gifts, host parties, find the most perfect outfits and much more.  I used to love the hustle and bustle of the holidays. It used to…


Five Reasons Why You Should Get The Flu Shot

Fall…..ah!  The weather is changing (hopefully), Football consumes our weekends, the Holidays are upon us… oh and um… it’s also the season of the dreadful… FLU Virus! Many parents ask the question…should my family get the flu shot?!?  The answer to that questions is going to be different based on…


How To Potty Train In Three Easy Steps

Potty training is hard, however doing so in phases was not only easier for me, but also for my two toddler boys adjusting to a new life skill. The phases can move quickly or slowly up to the parent and child and it’s ok if one stage takes longer than…




My Beautiful Chaos ~ Truths About Becoming A Foster Parent

Becoming a Foster Parent… What made you decide to become a foster parent? What made you decide to finally take the leap? Do you have a ‘Savior Complex’ or something?’ You know this is a huge responsibility! Why don’t you just adopt a baby? Was it a calling from God?…