• Toddler girl dusting

    The Best 5 Ways to Get Young Kids Started with Chores

    March 15, 2019

    My oldest child started “helping” me do chores before he even turned one. He was always eager to get involved in anything I was working on. By age three, he could vacuum the family room well enough that I didn’t feel the need to redo it behind him.  Young children are capable of helping out…

    Read more
  • 3 Things to Sacrifice When You Have a Baby

    3 Things to Sacrifice When You Have a Baby

    October 19, 2018

    Val has four children and today she is posting here on my blog with her sound wisdom in regards to the sacrifices you may need to make after you add a baby to your family. I always appreciate the practical advice that she offers in her writing as well as the personal experience she is…

    Read more
  • How to Prepare Your Children For a New Baby

    June 15, 2018

    Adding a baby to the family is a very exciting time. During your pregnancy, you spend a fair amount of time thinking through how life will change when baby comes and how you can best adjust to that. You make plans and preparations as best you can. Our children, on the other hand, are unable…

    Read more
  • 14 Foods That Might Be Making Your Baby Fussy

    September 15, 2017

    Today Val is sharing with us some helpful advice about which foods might be causing fussiness in your breastfed baby. Personally, I’ve not had to work through this process with my children but I know many mamas that have! For my experiences with breastfeeding read this post –> Why I Chose Formula Over Breastfeeding Keep…

    Read more