7 Ways To Be A Positive Parent For Your Picky Eater

Not long ago, my husband was on call and I was home alone with my 3-year-old daughter and 1-year-old son. Both kids were crying and vying for my attention, so I did the best...

Teaching Our Children Empathy 

With all that is going on in the world today, it is easy for me to become disheartened with humanity and the direction our world seems to be going. Watching the news these days...

Raising a Child of Color with Grace

Sometimes I linger…. As I pull the blanket over my sleeping little one and stand in the doorway, sometimes I linger… I listen to his breathing. I take in his peacefulness. Our bundle. Our joy. I’m thankful and sometimes...

Why I Love Our Small Family

Why I Love Our Small Family: Our extended family isn't nearby, but that's okay. Here's why: I grew up in small town northern Michigan, where it seemed like we were either related to, or close...

5 Tips for Mindful Parenting At The Pool

Drowning is the #1 CAUSE of accidental death in children ages 1-4. Accidental. Preventable. It is essential to practice mindful parenting in and around any water. When we see unsafe behavior around the pool or any body...

Innocence Threatened: How Much Is Too Much For Our Kids?

Can you think back to a time when you were a kid and something totally freaked you out? I’m specifically talking about a thing that wasn’t necessarily going to harm you, but that captivated...

Dear Son, What I Want You To Remember Me By

Hey There, My Favorite Little Buddy! As I write this from the reclining chair in the corner of your room, I can hear your breath begin to slow as you reluctantly drift off to sleep....

Incredible Edible Egg

There’s no denying that the egg is one of nature’s most nutrient-dense perfect foods. It’s also very economical which makes it all that much better. In fact, the egg is so popular that a...

We Said “Bye” To The Pacifier, And I’m The One Who Cried

I cried today. I received a text from our daycare provider, and the tears came pouring: “When Jensen went to lay down at naptime he asked for his pacifier, and I told him I didn’t have...

Pampers Pledges To Install 5,000 Baby Changing Tables In Men’s Restrooms Across The U.S.

It's about time! Austin dads, how creative do you have to get when you are changing your baby? From the trunk of a car to a bench at the restaurant, dads sometimes have to get...

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