Relationships + Family

A Parent’s Guide To Enjoying Your Children, One Day At A Time

A Parent’s Guide To Enjoying Your Children, One Day At A Time

This article is about being present and enjoying your children: I always get nostalgic around the birthdays of my children.  I imagine most parents do.  As someone who has twins, these will likely be my only children.  I like to anticipate that another child is still...

Puppy Love: How to Talk to Your Tweens about Relationships

Puppy Love: How to Talk to Your Tweens about Relationships

I think I was about 13-years-old – maybe a little younger – before my parents deemed that I was technically allowed to have a boyfriend. Of course, I knew little boys in my fifth-grade class who had liked me before, and I had that die-hard third-grade crush that I...

The Plan: A short story about not planning your life

The Plan: A short story about not planning your life

The Plan When you were growing up did you have a plan? Did you picture your whole life laid out, the number of children, the details of your house and of course, your fabulous wedding dress? I did. I had a perfect idea in my head of what it was all going to look like....

4 Stay-at-Home Date Night Ideas

4 Stay-at-Home Date Night Ideas

Do you actually go on dates with your spouse anymore? Or do you find yourself just too busy? Maybe it is just too late once you get off work, you don’t have a babysitter, or maybe your kids are just too young to leave with a babysitter yet… Whatever the reason might...

Bedroom Ideas – Giving The Master Bedroom To Your Kids

Bedroom Ideas – Giving The Master Bedroom To Your Kids

Best Bedroom Ideas When Raising Children New bedroom ideas when raising children may mean great things when it comes to the best use of space. Minimalism and tiny houses are trending right now.  Whether it’s decluttering your way into happiness (think Marie Kondo),...

Going out with the Grandparents

Going out with the Grandparents

Going out with the Grandparents Grandparents and older relatives have a lot to offer younger generations, providing a sense of cultural heritage and familial history that can help to shape the character of a growing child. Grandchildren also enrich the lives of their...