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6 Mistakes Parents Make After Christmas

For most kids, Christmas means lots of new toys. As parents, we find it very frustrating when we see these brand new toys just lying there. And to top it all off – the kids are whining and complaining that they’re bored! Here are 6 common mistakes that parents make about

To My Daughter – Always Try Your Best

Lately, when you come home from school, we sit at the kitchen table and work on your ‘homework’. It amazes me that you are so excited to come home and work in your workbook. But I love it, and I want to encourage your love of learning. It probably helps

What’s in Baby Shampoo?

Baby shampoo was never an issue for me. I just used the usual tear-free one you can buy at any supermarket or drug store. It wasn’t until I read something online, that I began to think about what ingredients were inside. What chemicals am I using on my newborn’s skin? Most baby shampoos

Do You Have What It Takes?

Parenting is hard. No doubt about that. But do you have what it takes to be a good parent? It takes selflessness and sacrifice. Being a parent means that there are others’ needs which are more important than yours. Their needs must be met, because they are dependent on you –

Dining with Kids

Let me be the first to say – I love going out for dinner. Who doesn’t? I don’t have to cook or clean up afterwards. Not to mention I can order what I want to eat, and my husband and children can do the same. Yes. I take my kids out

Caring for a Newborn

have had several soon-to-be-mothers contact me looking for advice, or telling me how they have enjoyed reading my blog, because it has helped to prepare them to become a mother. And that makes me feel good! If my experiences can help in some small way – then I am proud! So