Make Over Your Mornings

I distinctly remember sometime after my 2nd baby was born, i felt like i was drowning. For me, this was sometime around the 3rd month, when the adrenaline from having a new baby wore out and i found myself staying in jammies for most of the days and not washing my face until sometime around the afternoon……

You are not for everyone!

Poor mentality to have? I think not. I firmly believe that although we can be polite to everyone, we do not have to change or compete in order to manifest ourselves into this person who is the perfect fit for everyone. Coming to this realization and accepting this fact that we are not for everyone is…

Is it OK to talk about our children?

I have noticed something absolutely amazing about children…when you call them or when you are giving instructions or directions, they consciously or not, tune you out when they feel like it but somehow, they can sense when you ARE about to talk about them, and suddenly they take an extra 5 minutes to walk up…

Benefits of Having Pets |Wag.com

Whether its watching your dog wag his tail at the mere sight of you, cuddling your cat or watching with delight as your fishes swim gracefully to the surface when they are fed; research has shown that having pets allude to greater self esteem in children and foster a more peaceful home. 3 Top Benefits…

Bibs for Kids | PLEASE SUPPORT

I don’t get on here often and ask my readers to support much of anything but if you will PLEASE visit Bibs for Kids and support one of the causes! Working with the owner Lauren has been an absolute pleasure; her messages oozed with her enthusiasm and determination to raise awareness and break the stigma…

How to Protect Your Family Against Cold Weather Illnesses

When the colder months of fall and winter come around, it seems that people get sick more often than other times of the year. The main reason for this is that people move inside when it is cold outside, and with them come all the germs they are carrying around. With all these germs in…

Washington, D.C. ..love trumps hate

Today was a bittersweet day, where every impressionable moment of President Obama and his first family filled our news feeds, news channels and magazine covers… if you type their names in Google, among the top 3 searches are “what are the Obama’s doing today?” I suppose as a nation we are intrigued by their transition from…

3 Tips for Positive Parenting

How many times has your child had a tantrum and you responded by yelling back at them? or you openly voiced your disappointment in their behavior by shrieking/grunting/public disapproval? I’m not perfect by any means, and unfortunately; while infrequent, the above happens here too. Here are 3 tips that can help you in the process…

Parenting Resolutions | New Year

I’m not a fan of New Years Resolutions because I am a firm believer that the longer we wait for something to go into effect, it loses momentum and fails….as a result, I try to reflect instead on a bi-monthly basis about where I am and where my goals are aligning. One of the things…

Teaching Gratitude to Our Children

It’s no secret or misinformation that we live in a world where our children are often over-indulged; where they want our presents more than our presence but really need our presence more. We use things merely as the place value in our life, without being grateful enough; and unfortunately even as parents, we forget that…

YOU are your child’s biggest bully…

The idea that WE, as parents are our children’s biggest bully doesn’t seem to fit the title, it makes us squirm but it’s the harsh reality. We begin this by holding them to standards higher than we hold ourselves. HOW?? 1) We too become disappointed and this leads to frustration but when they become this…