Why I Didn’t Redshirt My Child

Academically redshirting your child is a topic often discussed by parents as their children get ready to enter kindergarten. In short, redshirting your child...

What I Learned About the Importance of Family Vacations

Family vacations are really important, but when your kids are young, let’s call them what they are: Business trips. Same work, different location. Despite...

Mom is Told Her Baby Isn’t Allowed to Cry for More...

United Airlines, after several incidents with passengers in the past two years, is in hot water once again. This time, a couple taking a...

The Benefits of Building Toys

  Kids are curious little creatures, they love to explore the world around them. They are constantly touching, evaluating, guessing what is this, why does...

Traveling with Children to Portland for the Weekend

  When thinking about getting on a plane with two 4 year olds and flying 5 hours across the country just to spend 2 days...

RSV 101: What Every Parents Needs to Know

As summer winds down, we begin bracing ourselves for the cold: thick coats, gloves, winter boots are all moved to the forefront of our...

Mentor: Make a Difference in the Life of a Child

As parents, we so often take for granted the difference that an adult role model or mentor really makes in the life of a...

We Dug These Trenches with Love

Travis and I have a tendency of describing the stage of life we’re in just like this, “Oh, we’re in the TRENCHES.” I’m pretty...

IF TOMORROW NEVER CAME: PARENTING WITH NO REGRETS

Shortly after my first child was born, an online friend of mine lost her baby. She was 7 months old. There are no words...

How We Get Back to School As A Homeschooling Family

  Getting “back” into our homeschool routine is pretty much the same as saying, “After school, we’ll go to the pool!” It’s pretty much the...

Why I Did Redshirt My Child

Getting ready to send your baby to kindergarten is an emotional process for both the parents and the child. Many parents with summer or...

Hot Sex Even After Having 9 Children!

The water is purified in the house, so there’s nothing in the water that is magically producing all these pregnancies. It’s simply straight up,...

WHY WE NEED TO FREE OUR CHILDREN FROM THE WEIGHT OF...

When my son was about 6 months old, I found myself scrolling through my Facebook newsfeed one afternoon as he snoozed on my lap....

THE ONLY ADVICE NEW PARENTS NEED

I have one piece of advice for expectant parents about to embark on the journey of brand new parenthood. Just one thing, and I...

Meet Ian – Daily Mom Kid

“I want a little girl”, is all I could say the morning after my son was born. Here I was holding this perfect little...

THE WOES OF A SAHM WITH A WORK-FROM-HOME-HUSBAND

I love being a stay-at-home-mom (SAHM). I really do. Don’t get me wrong, I definitely have my struggles with it and it presents its...

My Co Sleeping Journey

  Today I would like to share my personal story about how bed-sharing and co-sleeping has worked and continues to work for me and my...

I Tried It-The 48 Hour Potty Training Method

My daughter, Mary, will be 3 at the end of November. She’s a strong-willed, stubborn-as-her-mama kind of gal who likes to do things on...

A Southern Christians Mama’s Response to Charlottesville

  As the events in Charlottesville unfolded, I know mothers everywhere wondered how to respond. Do you talk to your kids about what you believe? Do...

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