Positive Parenting Solutions – a look under the hood

Positive Parenting Solutions – a look under the hood

Positive Parenting Solutions by Amy McCready is one of the most popular and successful parenting classes out there. Amy has appeared on TV multiple times and she has been endorsed by The New York Times, the Today show, Steve Harvey and medical professionals galore....

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Back to school blues?

Back to school blues?

At this time of year parents and kids thoughts turn to going back to school after the long summer vacation. This can be an exciting time, particularly if your children are starting school or going to a new school for the first time. It can also be a challenging and...

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Managing finances as a growing family

Managing finances as a growing family

Have you ever wondered how people who have 18 kids are able to provide for their family? Or what about the family that has a million dollar house, brand new luxury vehicles and only one parent works at a minimum wage job? I wonder this all the time, but I don’t have all those answers. I do however know how I can help you financially prepare yourself for your growing family. If you have decided you want to grow your family, whether it be your first or fifth child, there are a few easy steps to take to help financially prepare yourself.

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Communicating without Understanding

Communicating without Understanding

I think everyone has heard the phrase “Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus.” When I think of this quote, I can only think about how different males’ and females’ brains are wired; yet we all need and want each other. How many times have you heard someone say “He just doesn’t understand?” So, how do we figure out exactly how to understand each other.

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The I want Daddy syndrome

The I want Daddy syndrome

So I just want to start off by saying I am no expert, but I have been a parent for approximately 165 months now. So I do have some wisdom in this department. Some days I have this parenting thing down pat while other days I like to hide in the bathroom with my coffee while I regroup.

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Baby Names Suggestions

Baby Names Suggestions

William and Fanny Nightingale famously named their baby daughter Florence after the city of her birth. Parents today are still choosing pretty names of pretty places, particularly if they have some particular significance for them. In the recent past we’ve seen...

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Positive Parenting

Positive Parenting

There’s a new buzzword in parenting and it won’t be long before you start seeing it everywhere. It’s “positive parenting.” Even though it’s on-trend now, it’s actually been around for over 40 years. Personally, I think the style/philosophy/belief is gaining steam...

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22 Easy Steps To Potty Train Your Toddler

22 Easy Steps To Potty Train Your Toddler

When it comes to potty training, every parent has a different way to approach it. Some swear by incentives like stickers, others let their kids roam naked in the yard while drinking unlimited glasses of juice until nature takes its course, while a brave few just...

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