Are you looking at your calendar shaking your head, wondering, how did this happen? It’s an ongoing challenge, to set boundaries so that the oxygen in our homes isn’t sucked dry by the endless stream of obligations, events and invitations creating exhaustion and unhappiness.
I saw it again. Another post on social media from a friend singing the praises of her child who couldn’t stop reading. How lucky am I? she wrote. My son finished Harry Potter and he’s only in second grade! You are lucky, I thought, damping down my jealousy.
A large majority of families wouldn’t dream of considering a child’s education complete without courses in music and art. In addition to the obvious cultural aspect of music appreciation, research shows there are other advantages.
Before our daughter was born, my husband and I thought we were prepared for parenthood. Financially stable and in our thirties, it was the perfect time to have a baby. I was even starting out with more knowledge of childcare than the average new mom,
February is National Dental Hygiene month which means it’s a great time to get your kids on board with learning how to brush their teeth and actually enjoying it. No more battling your kids to take responsibility for cleaning their teeth or going back and “doing it again.”