Holiday Greetings

Holiday Greetings

How does your family celebrate or remember the year, the family, the friends, the joys and losses? Share your traditions and let’s see who has similar or new traditions. We decorate the Christmas tree as soon after Thanksgiving as we can. So pretty! Then we come up...
Ages and Stages

Ages and Stages

“You’re always getting on to me! It’s not fair!” Staring down my 12 year old, I pause a moment and try to consider where she’s coming from; what she really needs from me. Frustrated, she sighs and stomps off to her room. I wait a moment before following her. Quietly...
For the Weary Mom and Dads

For the Weary Mom and Dads

Let your “Yes” be YES, and your “No” be NO. “Consistency is key” These “trite” sayings sound so easy – ARE easy to say, but are more challenging to DO. Let your yes mean YES – you concur. You agree. You permit it to happen. It has your blessing. Let your no mean NO –...
Games and Activities to Get Your (Small)Child Moving

Games and Activities to Get Your (Small)Child Moving

Children’s Games as Found on chestofbooks.com This section is from the book “If You Live with Little Children”, by Carolyn Kauffman and Patricia Farrell. Also available from Amazon: If You Live with Little Children. The following games are suitable to preschool-aged...
Holiday Traditions

Holiday Traditions

What traditions do your family observe or implement, year after year? Who makes the turkey at Thanksgiving? Who puts up the star each year on the tree? Where do the stockings go? Who do you celebrate at Christmas time? hanksgiving: In my family, we use my...
Busy-ness

Busy-ness

We have been very busy the past few weeks, moving the household, arranging our furniture, and getting back on track with our schedules. Routines are very important, not just for the children but for yourselves. With a “fluid” routine, you know what’s coming up for the...

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