Of all of the things I wanted to give my children to carry into adulthood, music is one that has been closest to my heart. I’ve seen the difference that music has made in the lives of my cousins, and my own life, and I want my children to experience and to be rewarded by … Read more The Importance of Music Education
I’m a good mother. My house isn’t a mess, but it’s messy. We have things to do, and places to see, and while I would love a clean home I know it’s not going to happen until my kids are grown up and gone. Then I’ll hopefully be blessed with grandkids to remind me how … Read more Good Mother
5 ways I motivate my teens to clean the bathroom, and beyond. I have a confession to make. I haven’t washed a toilet in years. I like to think it’s one of the perks of being a parent. As the kids have grown I’ve passed on my cleaning knowledge to them in the hopes that … Read more Get Your Teen to Clean
Seven surefire ways to make the most of the teen years. Navigating the world of parenthood can sometimes feel like a minefield. There are more than a few children’s’ growth stages that can leave you feeling like you’ve just come off the battlefield, but none more so than the teen years. Everything can be going … Read more Connecting with your teen.
It seems like a lifetime ago when I got the call on a cold November day. I was distracted that day with planning for the arrival of my first son, worried that his butt first presentation would mean a c-section. My three other babies were in the throws of cabin fever as we had been … Read more Happy 10th Re Birthday Dad