There has been a lot of talk lately online about giving kids phones. One argument is that we as parents are literally handing kids danger and evil and just being okay with it. It would be like giving your kid the key to the liquor closet and they have access to everything. The other argument…… Continue reading A new Danger..
Now that my kids are getting older, I have the constant struggle of wanting to help them but not wanting to enable them. They are getting more and more capable of doing things on their own, and part of me just wants to help them so it is easier, but part of me wants them…… Continue reading Helping your kids, not enabling them
I have been obsessed with Dave Ramsey lately and I wanted to tell you about a few key points I have learned this past month after reading his book, Total Money Makeover and listening to his podcast daily. My husband and I are working through his baby steps and are SOO anxious to get to…… Continue reading Lets talk about $
As a Mom, you never want your kids to be sad or hurt. You do everything you can to make sure that they are protected, safe and happy. I would say that I am a pretty BIG Momma Bear when it comes to my kids. I am their biggest cheerleader and their biggest advocate! If…… Continue reading CHOOSE KIND
I recently had a friend ask for advise on how to travel with kids and come out alive! I will say I kind of feel like an expert in this area because we have done it SOO many times! We have traveled across the country with 5 kids many many times each summer so we…… Continue reading Traveling with KIDS!!!
In a previous post, I mentioned that I LOVE the start of a new year because of new goals and resolutions! I thought I would share some of my goals for a new me this year! Physical-I have had 5 babies and I am ready to get back in shape and the healthiest I can…… Continue reading A new Year, a new ME!
When I was young someone gave me a copy of, Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes. It was the first book I remember reading and feeling a change inside of me. It began my love for non-fiction and reading in general. Can you think back to a time when a book given to you made…… Continue reading Books, Books, Books