• What the True Purpose of Discipline Should Be

    What the True Purpose of Discipline Should Be

    September 28, 2018

    Why do you discipline your children? Or, do you? Personally, I believe that discipline is essential when it comes to raising children. However, the purpose behind it can vary from family to family. Many who are anti-discipline see it as a tool that is used to shame and punish children. For us, this is not…

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  • When to Start Discipline & How to Do It

    When to Start Discipline & How to Do It

    September 21, 2018

    I grew up as the eldest kid in both my family and the circle of friends that we socialised with. As a result, I was able to take note of the many ways that parents raised their children. Each family had their own unique method of disciplining their children. One thing that they all had…

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  • How to Know When Your Family is Complete

    How to Know When Your Family is Complete

    September 19, 2018

    I always thought I would have at least 4 children. Maybe 5, perhaps only 2, but never 3. And yet here were are, about to meet our third and almost certainly final child. Isn’t it funny how life takes your best-made plans and tips them on their head? The decision to be finished with having…

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  • How We Handle Screaming Fits

    How We Handle Screaming Fits With Our 3 Year Old

    September 14, 2018

    Our daughter is insanely well behaved. She is very mature. She is also very passionate, and very strong-willed. And she’s three and a half. Put that all together and we get the occasional screaming fit. These screaming fits are what I can only describe as passion rages of hers. She seems to need to get…

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  • The Wonder Weeks: What You Need to Know About Them

    The Wonder Weeks: What You Need to Know About Them

    August 24, 2018

    If you want a quick overview of the wonder weeks then I’ve inserted a wonder weeks chart a little further down. Just scroll to find it, otherwise, keep reading! The Wonder Weeks are quite commonly referred to in many online mom groups these days. You’ll see a conversation similar to this: “I don’t know what…

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  • How to Stop Your Toddler from Pooping at Nap Time

    How to Stop Your Toddler from Pooping at Nap Time

    August 17, 2018

    Potty training methods make it sound so easy. “Just do this, this, and this, and your kid will be potty trained.” Ah, yeah…nope. I mean, don’t get me wrong, there are definitely methods that work and I’m a huge rule-follower so they appeal to me. Plus, I like guides when I’m trying something completely new.…

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  • 7 Truths of Life with Three Kids

    August 10, 2018

    Our friend Christine is going to have her third baby in a few months. Three kids is a big family in some parts of the world, and in others, it is teeny tiny. I can honestly say I never thought I would have three kids, but here we are. There was an article going around…

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  • 5 Thought Provoking Reasons To Boycott Preschool

    5 Thought Provoking Reasons To Boycott Preschool

    July 27, 2018

    Are you considering delaying or skipping preschool for your child altogether? You might feel as though you’re alone in your thoughts, but in fact, you are not. There are many parents who have had the same thoughts and for very valid reasons. 5 of those reasons I’m talking about today, but before I do, I…

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  • How To Make Time For a Shower: 5 Self-Care Tips For Moms

    How To Make Time For a Shower: 5 Self-Care Tips For Moms

    July 25, 2018

    Are you one of those moms that never seems to be able to properly get ready for the day? Do you struggle to even fit a shower into your routine? It doesn’t have to be that way. In fact, I’m going to confess that I’ve never had to skip a shower even in the crazy…

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  • How To Help Toddlers That Get Car Sick

    June 29, 2018

    Car sickness is not something that is new to me. I had it as a kid and even now I have to be aware of my position in the car or there is the potential for me to get sick. My younger sisters struggled with it pretty badly too and we never went on long…

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