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What To Do When Your Baby Hates Water

One would think that after spending a whole nine months being immersed in the amniotic fluid that they would naturally love being in the water. But sometimes that is just not the case. You may find yourself with a baby that hates the water. This can not only make bath time not very relaxing but cooling off in a pool during those warm summer months not very fun either. So what do you do when your baby hates the water? Here are some tips and tricks that will help your…

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A Love Letter to My Last Child

Dear last child of mine, You are the last baby I will hold, the last baby whose soft body I will smell, the last one I will feed and comfort at night. I swear, you were just born last week and look at you now–three and half years old, ruling the house with your cuteness and tantrums, like the absolute star that you are. It went by too fast. I know I complain a lot. I know I’ve said (in my head) “grow up already” so many times. I know…

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Snow Day? 100 Fun Indoor Activities

It’s wintertime and cabin fever is rampant for many of us! Whether it’s Christmas or holiday break with the kids or its snowmageddon outside and you’re running out of ideas to keep your children entertained, you are sure to find some family fun tips and activities here! 100 Fun Indoor Activities to Beat the Wintertime Blues Have a wedding for all the unmatched socks in your home. Make a list of 100 things you can do with…. (ie: inflatable ball, balloons etc) Hold a movie marathon of your favorite family…

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Confidence in the Classroom: Can He Do It?

We stare each other down for what seems like an eternity but in reality is all of thirty seconds. I try so hard not to look away or even blink. Something inside of me is screaming that he can do it and I wait. His answer is quiet at first and then when repeated gets louder as if he just found some new confidence. Then it became my turn to react. The question was how? Any expression to his response would give it all away. The fact that the answer…

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Motherhood Moments: He Listened

You know those moments in motherhood when you don’t know if you’ve made an impact on your kids? That moment when you wonder if you even contributed one thing to the development of his young mind? Yeah. I often wonder that with my sports prodigy of a son. No, seriously. He is a bit of a freak for an eight-year-old and how he can spout out the mouth every player ever played…their best game of all time, their stats, and even their mothers name. (OK, maybe not the last one,…

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