telling our children no will assist them in life to come, and they will be able to tell themselves no when necessary (unless it’s brownies for breakfast). … More What’s Wrong with “NO” ?
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 … More Balance between Annoying Parent and Great Parent: Recognizing the Difference
One thing you MUST remember is just because you pay more than the going rate doesn’t ALWAYS equate getting a better babysitter. Your kids are important but you shouldn’t over value or under value the job of babysitter. … More The Price of Childcare
There is a balance between expecting too much, and not expecting enough from your babysitters. Mistakes will be made…I actually used foot fungal cream on a rash instead of cortisone cream … More Mistakes Were Made…
It is so easy to forget how wonderful children are; especially when you are with them day in and day out. At least it is for me. I’m a care giver for children, and I get so busy feeding, diapering, ensuring safety, and teaching; that sometimes I forget to really watch them as they play, … More The Gift of Children