As promised, Here are the Survey Results

As promised, Here are the Survey Results

As promised, here are the survey results. Thank you once again to everyone that participated in my survey. The response was overwhelming and I’m very grateful you took the time to share your experiences with me. The answers really emphasized that even though all...
Purpose of This Blog

Purpose of This Blog

I’m excited to be starting a new blog. My main topics on this site will be parenting (it’s a major part of my life) and all things related to parenting such as pregnancy, getting pregnant, and the emotional roller coaster that is parenting. I will also...
Children Don’t Melt in the Rain

Children Don’t Melt in the Rain

Children don’t melt in the rain: I first heard this saying during a discussion about kids walking to school. Specifically, that many parents tend to drive their children to school when it rains. If they can safely take a shower then they can safely walk in the...
Should Kids Have a TV in Their Bedroom?

Should Kids Have a TV in Their Bedroom?

Should kids have a TV in their bedroom? Absolutely not! I’m going to go on a bit of a rant about this subject because I’m appalled by what I read yesterday on a parenting forum. The question posted on the forum was “At what age did your children or...
Parenting Advice I Got from my Husband

Parenting Advice I Got from my Husband

I was lying in bed one morning waiting for Hailey to wake up. My mind was wandering and it landed on a random thought. The thought:  If I knew I was going to die today and had to write a quick note with one piece of parenting advice for my husband, what would it be....
4 Leadership Skills to Make you a Better Parent

4 Leadership Skills to Make you a Better Parent

I recently delivered a presentation on leadership skills. At the end of my presentation, a woman stood up and commented that all of those skills are also applicable to parenting. It made me go back through my presentation and look at it through a parenting lens rather...