‘Oh no, that doesn’t hurt’ the dentist’s assistant told my son. But he wasn’t having any of it! I’d give her an A for intention, and an F for technique. Here’s what to do instead.
My children are my greatest teachers. They’ve taught me so much about love, about life, and most of all, about myself. Here are 7 lessons any parent will learn when they have children. What else have you learned?
Holiday times with kids can be amazing, and challenging. Here are my 7 strategies to make the most of these times.
Children can bring out the best and the worst in us. As they learn to deal with the difficulties of life, they can act pretty difficult at times too, just like we do.
Here’s what to remember at these challenging times.
I love Christmas and I can’t get enough of Christmas decorations in stores, in magazines and on TV.
Yet, the tree in our home looks nothing like that. Our tree looks messy and chaotic, and wonderful. This post tells you why.
You want to teach your child something important, a lesson that they can benefit from for the rest of their lives. But unknowningly, outside of our awareness, we might be teaching them some very different lessons as well.
Sinterklaas (Santa Claus) is approaching as fast as his horse (Reindeer) will carry him. But what will he bring this year? What kind of toys will my children enjoy both right now and for the months (years) to come?
Sometimes what we fear is so strong that we can’t enjoy the reality that is right in front of us. This weekend is a challenge in overcoming that.
Is guilt always bad? It sure feels that way, but it can also lead us toward positive actions, toward a better version of ourselves, even. Want to know how?
Sometimes you feel as if life is asking too much from you. Just way more than you can give. You feel like you can’t do the things you already seem to be doing anyways. Why is that? And how can you cope?