Jul 6, 2022 | Connection, Family, Happiness, Lessons
You want that great relationship with those that mean something to you. What actions help you in becoming closer with your family?
Making that connection with those that are important to you doesn’t need to be difficult.
A little time, undivided attention, and showing interest is all that are needed.
Jun 15, 2018 | Family, Guests
If you grew up with pets, you know that bond remains special. Dogs are loyal and man’s best friend. Learn more about the relationship between kids and dogs in this spectacular guest post from Pam Hodges. You may learn a new trick or two. 😉
I’ve been around dogs my entire life. For me, they’re a part of the family that I enjoy having around. That didn’t stop me from worrying about how our dogs would respond to a baby coming into the house. We did several things to prepare for the arrival of our first baby. As our son grew, there were several more things that we did to foster a positive relationship between our son and our dogs. I thought I’d share a few of the things we did to help their relationship. (more…)
May 11, 2018 | Family
Go ahead. Try to convince me that there exists a greater joy than that of a newborn baby. You won’t succeed. I could stare at them, hold them, and breathe in their scent all day long.
And for the first week, that really is about all I did. Our newest addition has some wonderful facial expressions. But the sleeping angelic, double chin, fists in the air tends to be a favorite.
Apr 20, 2018 | Family
“Good discipline is more than just punishing or laying down the law. It is liking children and letting them see that they are liked. It is caring enough about them to provide good, clear rules for their protection.” ~ Stanley Greenspan
As a mom (and I’m sure dads, too, but I can’t speak personally there haha), loving your child or children comes easy. The difficult part is figuring out the discipline. When? How much? Laying down the law inevitably happens, though. (more…)
Mar 30, 2018 | Family, Holiday
Whether you focus on the religious aspect or simply the family time together, Easter holds plenty of greatness. I personally teach my children a little bit about the religious side, but tend to lean heavily towards the activities we do together. (more…)