Monday Mealtime Musings… Using your words.

Whining is certainly something that is not tolerated in our house. I have worked really hard on teaching Aadelyn to use her words when something isn't going her way. I realize that she is only 2 years old, however, she understands what we say and I believe that teaching her early on will be far … Continue reading Monday Mealtime Musings… Using your words.

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Monday Mealtime Musings… what is fair?

We have been having a lot of discussions about fairness lately.  Not necessarily because Aadie says that things aren't fair, but because I believe in natural consequences and following through when I give her a warning.  I try to be very consistent in my follow through with her because I truly believe that it helps … Continue reading Monday Mealtime Musings… what is fair?

Next time you see that young mom lugging her kids around, make her smile by saying this…

This has been on my mind for a while... and it is not meant to sound negative, but no matter how I try to write it, it does a little bit. Why, oh why in the year 2017 do I still feel like I am defending my family when I go out in public with my children? Why … Continue reading Next time you see that young mom lugging her kids around, make her smile by saying this…