As I prepared for our family’s Disney trip last October, I scoured the internet for ideas on how to avoid meltdowns and manage behavior on the trip. I really didn’t want to ruin our trip with non-stop scolding and threats to leave. But I also expected my boys to use their manners, be grateful, and to listen to me and their daddy. So how did I manage
I love making Valentine’s Day special for my kids. After all, the holiday is all about love, and my two boys have shown me how to love in a way I never knew possible. Here are several things you can do with your kids to make their Valentine’s Day a time of love and celebration.
Read Valentine’s Day Themed Books
I start getting my boys in the Valentine’s Day spirit by reading them books about Valentines Day. Most local libraries will have these books out on display for easy selection by the beginning of February.
Have you ever looked at other people’s lives on social media and thought, “how in the world do they afford to do x, y, and z?” Well I think that quite often and realized people might possibly wonder the same thing about a trip my family recently took. This past October my family of four stayed on Disney World property in Deluxe level resorts for 10 days, plus we visited all four Disney Parks all for under $3000. If you haven’t been to
Before I say anything else, I want to make it very clear that every person grieves, heals and survives from loss differently. The suggestions and ideas I give are just things that worked for me. They may or may not work for someone else.
I have been on both sides of miscarriage. I have lost babies as well as known very close friends who have lost babies. As the friend I felt so helpless. I wasn’t sure what to say or what to do. As the person experiencing miscarriage I realized that because the
Taking your baby to activities or classes is a great way to socialize with other parents. It is also a great way to introduce your baby to the outside world. Below are a few ideas of places you can take your baby to play and get to know other families.
Activities and Classes
1. Library Story Times
Libraries are my favorite source of FREE socialization for my boys. Not only can you take your child to sit and read free books, most libraries offer