Balance between Annoying Parent and Great Parent: Recognizing the Difference

I’m going to admit here and now that I have never had children, and I’m oblivious as to what it takes to make sure your child doesn’t get lost in the classroom shuffle, sports, etc. I DO remember telling my mom that I needed to have more help with math in fifth grade. When my…

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A Simple Post, and something to think about

Make the Ordinary Come Alive by William Martin Do not ask your children to strive for extraordinary lives. Such striving may seem admirable, but is it a way of foolishness. Help them instead to find the wonder and the marvel of an ordinary life. Show them the joy of tasting tomatoes, apples and pears. Show…

Little Girls…Wow!

   Okay, as I’ve babysat through the years I’ve found such a difference in the genders, and it is nearly in all children; yes there are the exceptions but as a whole little girls, I’ve found, are amazingly controlling. Not in a bad way, so to speak, but in a way that lets you know…