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One year... already?! man does time go by so fast! We recently celebrated our daughter's first birthday. Her birthday was a bumblebee themed party and it turned out so CUTE! I made everything by hand and to be honest it was exhausting! It took about two weeks to get everything done. And I think it took me so long because...
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discovering that your child has food allergies creates fear, thoughts of "what now?", and the feelings of being overwhelmed. At least it did for me when we found out our daughter was allergic to peanuts at 7 months old. I was in complete terror when she had her first sever reaction as any parent would be. She just happened to reach...
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are you finding that during your day you are constantly yelling, spanking, threating, scolding or grounding your children because they won't listen or stop throwing tantrums? Children like to push buttons that's just what they do. Whether they know it or not they like to see how far they can get away with something before mom or dad step in....
bonding with daughter relationships, bonding with baby, multitasking mom, simplicity parenting
having a strong connecting with our children is powerful. Building a strong connecting early and keeping that ongoing connection through love, care, and guidance is what helps our children have success in many areas of their lives. Having a strong connection with our children make the difference between a confident child and an insecure one. A problem causing child and an...
daycare
daycare may be a necessary expense for your family, especially if you are a single parent or both of you are working. Daycare can prove to be expensive, and the rates increase if you have more than one child. Read on for some tips on how to save money on daycare expenses.  Use family if possible Family members are usually the best...
children will often experience things that make them anxious. However, there is a difference between normal, occasional bouts of anxiety and long-term, ever-present anxiety. The former can be dealt with as it happens, while the latter requires treatment of some kind. First things first. Knowing if your child has anxiety or not you need to know what anxiety is. So just what is...
getting your baby to sleep through the night is possible. I PROMISE! I totally understand the frustration when you just lay your baby down and you sleepily crawl back into your warm bed and just when you are about to fall asleep you hear your baby crying. You sigh because all you want is a night uninterrupted. Trust me we...
soaps for eczema | unscented soap for eczema | stone river soaps
it's no fun seeing your child in pain or uncomfortable especially when dealing with eczema. You might feel like you have tried everything to help your child's eczema and trust me I was feeling that way once too. I tried so many creams, moisturizer, lotions, soaps, I tried changing my diet and nothing was helping with my daughter's skin! I...
emotions can be very big and scary things when you're a child, and not just for younger children. The emotional upheaval of adolescence can seem overwhelming as well. Helping kids identify, understand, and take ownership of their emotions does them a life-long favor. Helping kids understand their emotions will help them know how to deal with situations that are difficult,...
positive parenting
when most of us think of discipline, we may not realize it, but we're probably thinking of methods that are actually negative reinforcement or out of anger and frustration. Punishment fits into this category, as do some consequences that are enacted in a negative way. Parenting is challenging at times. So where does positive reinforcement fit in? Can it really...