So it is the beginning of August which would mean getting school supplies, meeting teachers, and getting the kids back into the swing of waking up and going to bed earlier. This year is a tad bit different School supplies are still including a lot of the usual but a bit more being that this… Continue reading Back to School
ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) can drive even the most patient parent up a wall, but it doesn’t have to. My 7-year-old has taught me the beauty of deep breathing and counting to 10 on more than one occasion and in retrospect, I wouldn’t have him any other way. When he was younger his doctor… Continue reading Natural Help for a child with ADHD
What is the best dog breed for kids? Simple enough question, the thing to keep in mind is that each dog has its own unique personality. They have likes along with dislikes, some have a rough past that could make them more nervous around children or people in general, and some are little puppies that… Continue reading Best Dogs for Kids
“I want to get my kids off the video games for a bit and with the corona numbers rising again I feel limited. What are some summer activities you suggest that can be done mostly at home?” Summer is definitely different this year, but that just gives us a bit more reasons to get creative.… Continue reading Kids Summer Activities During Covid
Bubs had his first (well second if you count when he was born) round of shots, two shots in the right leg and one in the left. Poor guy also had an oral vaccine that he was not very happy about at all. The thing about Bubs is that he is the quietest of my… Continue reading Baby Comfort Tips After Shots
I don’t know why but Fathers Day has always been a big deal for me, and I’m not even the dad. When I was little it was great getting up and making my dad breakfast in bed and then spending the day watching “The Terminator” and then “Lord of the Rings” when that came out… Continue reading A Post for the Daddies
My 13 year old has recently told me that she does not like boys, and that when she thinks about being married it’s to another girl. At first I thought it was a stage but I don’t want her to think I’m being closed minded. How do I navigate having a possibly gay child? First… Continue reading M2M: How to navigate having a pre-teen come out?
This month I am launching my Mom to Mom series which is taking questions asked by moms and answered by either myself or mom that have the experience to answer the questions submitted. I would like to add that this will be more like girlfriends talking together over a glass of wine (or tequila if… Continue reading Mom 2 Mom Series
In the midst of having my last baby I had learned about “baby wearing”. Baby wearing is more or less the practice of constantly having your baby doing skin to skin or “wearing” them with a bay carrier for the first three months after delivery to kind of help baby adjust to the outside world… Continue reading “Konny” ready wrap Baby Carrier.
Today worldwide there have been more than 5 million cases of Covid-19. That is a lot. To add insult to injury there is now a illness affecting children called MIS-C that is making little ones sick and is potentially more fatal to them than Covid-19 itself. I don’t want to have too lengthy a post… Continue reading Covid-19 & MIS-C
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