Ten Things Everyone Should Know About ADHD

The term ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) is not a new one, in fact it has been around for a long time. During this time, there have been a number of myths and misperceptions about what it really is. I must honestly admit that I am one of those that failed to truly understand the implications upon a child and …

Making the Most of Summertime and Together Time

Summertime, Together Time, and Filling Buckets…Oh My! Summertime is together time!  The kids are out of school and home for three months. This season can generate mixed feelings for moms. There’s the excitement or dreams of pool days and picnics, stargazing in the backyard, and s’mores around a campfire. But as many a mom knows, we will inevitably hear the …

The Real Outrage of ‘Not-So’ Brotherly Love

Oddly enough on the heels of my blog last week, titled 5 Simple Strategies to Strengthen Sibling Bonds, the big news in parenting this week is the poem that was published in a children’s poetry book titled Brotherly Love. Now one might think that they would have similar content. However, unlike my blog with suggestions on encouraging sibling’s connections, this …

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5 Simple Strategies To Strengthen Sibling Bonds

Hands down, one of my favorite things in parenting is watching my kids interact. Seeing them share with one another, laugh together, and love each other is heartwarming. But I must also admit that some of the biggest challenges in parenting can relate to the way watch our children interact! So how can we maximize those moments of peace, joy, …

10 Things to Avoid In the Tough Seasons of Parenting (part 2 of this series)

Are you stuck in a tough season of parenting? Sometimes seasons of parenting are harder than others. Whether this season is hard because of health concerns, financial strain, difficult circumstances affecting your family, experiencing heartache or loss, or just the stresses of ages and stages and all that come with it—you may feel like you won’t make it through.    …

Tough Seasons in Parenting

Tough Seasons in Parenting

Are you stuck in a tough season of parenting? Do you keep finding the pitfalls but need something to get you through? I understand. Sometimes seasons of parenting are harder than others. Whether this season is hard because of health concerns, financial strain, difficult circumstances affecting your family, experiencing heartache or loss, or just the stresses of ages and stages …

Re-energized, Refocused & Refreshed!

What does a refreshed Mom look like? Well take a look around and you just might find a mom that was impacted by last week’s Five Days to A Refreshed Mom Challenge. What a joy it was to share my week with incredible moms, eager to be the best they can be! We covered a ton of information, gained new …

The Surprising Power of A Love Language

Love Love. The simple word can mean so much. It may refer to positive and strong emotional or mental states that can range from the most simple (loving a favorite food, such as Reese’s Chocolate Peanut Butter Easter Eggs) to a deep personal affection that results in a true bond (such as motherly love…like the first moment you lay eyes …