Now that the weather is finally warming up, the kids can spend more time playing outside. Lather them up with sunscreen, slap on a hat, and head out to the yard… it’s time to get messy! The cold winter months seemed to drag on forever this year, but finally spring has sprung and it’s time to enjoy that beautiful sunshine again. Thank goodness! Where we live, the wintertime is absolutely freezing. The kids rarely get a chance to play outside, the wind here can be just too cold to bear most days. We’ve spent the last few months keeping ourselves busy with indoor activities, butRead More →

Every parent needs just a moment for themselves. A minute or two to think clearly, to relish their own thoughts. So can I stay in the shower just a little longer? Please? It’s taken me all day to get here, so I’d like to make the most of it. You see, it’s the one place I might get a moment of peace and quiet around here. There’s no one in here asking me for a snack, or asking me to wipe their butt. There’s no one arguing with me about their socks, or telling me I’ve put the wrong show on the television. In fact,Read More →

We all want our kids to have healthy, shiny, white teeth. We do our best to vigilantly clean them twice a day, and we teach our little people how to brush their own teeth so they can learn to keep their teeth healthy. Most of us don’t allow our children to drink soft drink, unless it’s a super special occasion, then they might be lucky to get a little sip. We don’t feed them lollies or chocolates on the regular, just as a special treat. We do all we can to maintain our children’s dental health. But we might be doing one little thing, withoutRead More →