It’s been said many times, that laughter is the best medicine. But this old proverb is more likely referring to our everyday lives and not just when we have fallen ill. It implies that in general laughter is a healthy thing for both mind and body. If that’s true, then why are … [Read more...] about Learn to Laugh Like Your Children
While rebuilding our deck one summer, I felt a sudden, sharp pain in my foot after stepping onto a discarded board, “Son of a ---------!” Looking up I saw both of my young daughters wide-eyed with surprise. Without hesitating I added, “You are only allowed to say that when you … [Read more...] about Children Swearing and Cursing
Eighteen is the magic number: Children are always stretching boundaries with parents, even when they are considered to be adults.As children grow from one stage to the next rules need review and updating as their age and maturity levels increase. Having clear rules and … [Read more...] about Rules and Boundaries for Adult Children
The age-old problem of getting children to clean their rooms is one of the top issues discussed in Parents Anonymous Groups around the globe. There are almost as many solutions, though, as there are parents! The thoughts and suggestions here are a compilation of a few of the many … [Read more...] about Get Children To Be Responsible For Their Room
Holy guacamole! I am shocked to learn that 3.9 million American mommies call themselves bloggers! Take a look at these stats commissioned by online tax service H&R Block. Click the image to enlarge it in a new browser tab. … [Read more...] about It’s a Mommy Blogging Epidemic!