Parenting

Family, Food and Fun at Chuck E. Cheese’s

By | September 27th, 2017|Categories: Parenting|Tags: |

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Chuck E. Cheese’s. The opinions and text are all mine. The past 2 months have been really heavy for my kids. Moving. New Schools. New kids. Unexpected family situations. They needed a break and Chuck E. Cheese’s was calling our name! Family, Food and Fun at Chuck E. Cheese’s We have been to Chuck E. Cheese’s a few times over the years but not that my youngest could remember.  And he was thrilled!  He is still thanking me for taking him over a week later. 🙂 […]

Teaching Teens Money Management Skills

By | September 19th, 2017|Categories: Parenting|

  “This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Greenlight, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #GreenPMG  http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV”   The teenage years seem to sneak up when you’re least expecting it. I’ve now had a teen for almost a year and I’m realizing just how little time I have left with him in my home. One of the many things I want to teach him before he leaves the house is how to manage money. He needs all the help he can get! Teaching teens money management skills doesn’t have to be hard and here are a few tips that will help. Teaching Teens Money Management Skills […]

5 Tips to Keep Kids Safe Online

By | September 18th, 2017|Categories: Parenting|

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Got Boys? Mom of Boys Shirts You Will LOVE

By | September 13th, 2017|Categories: Gift Ideas, Just for Mom, Parenting|

If you are a mom of boys, you know that raising boys isn’t for the weak! Those little mud-makers push us to the brink of insanity, yet we wouldn’t change being their mom for the world! I love being a mom of boys and if you do to, here are some Mom of Boys Shirts you will LOVE! 7 Mom of Boys Shirts You Will Love […]

7 Ways to Build Confidence in Your Teenage Son

By | August 29th, 2017|Categories: Parenting|Tags: |

I’m grateful to be partnering with AXE to talk about ways to build confidence in our teenage sons. The teenage years are fun, difficult, and a bit scary for our sons, but here are a few things we can do to set them up with the confidence they need to find success throughout their life. 7 Ways to Build Confidence in Your Teenage Son […]

Baby Teething Remedies that Actually Work (According to Moms!)

By | February 27th, 2017|Categories: Parenting|Tags: , , |

Teething is the worst!  Baby is miserable. Mommy just wants to help (and get some sleep) but it can be hard to know what to do.  Here are some baby teething remedies that actually work. Baby Teething Remedies that Actually Work Unfortunately, teething is the “one thing” every parent is guaranteed to go through. All babies get teeth at some point or another. Teething makes most babies not very pleasant to be around and parents will do anything to help. No parent wants to see their baby in pain! […]

Tips for Spending One-on-One Time with Your Son

By | February 15th, 2017|Categories: Parenting|Tags: , |

Whether you have multiple sons or one son, finding time to spend alone with them is hard.  I love these tips for spending one-on-one time with your son! Tips for Spending One-on-One Time with Your Son The days are so busy! I made a commitment early on to try to find time to spend alone with our kids, no matter what and my boys love having time alone with just mom. There are so many things we learn from each other when we are alone. I have always wanted them to feel special and to experience that special time with me. I asked the moms of our Moms of Boys Community how they spend one-one-one time with their son(s) and they delivered. I loved the responses they gave! […]

Tricks that WORK to Get Kids to STOP Whining

By | February 6th, 2017|Categories: Parenting|Tags: , |

Whining is the worst! However, if you have kids, you will have to listen to whining from time to time. While it’s never fun, it’s just part of the role of parenting. Although I have raised four boys and mine are getting older, I have used a few of these tricks that WORK to get kids to stop whining. Get Kids to Stop Whining I have some of my own tips for handling whining with boys, but so do the mamas from my Moms of Boys Facebook Community.  I asked them for their best tips and many shared their advice on how to get kids to stop whining. Here is what they had to say: […]

Favorite Bedtime Stories for Boys

By | January 25th, 2017|Categories: Parenting|Tags: , |

Reading bedtime stories has always been a part of our nightly routine.  Even when my boys were tiny we would take time to look at picture books and now that they are older, they love books! My youngest is quickly out-growing my lap, which makes me sad, but we still read bedtime stories every night. As my boys are getting older, they can do some of the reading.  I think reading is one of those memories every child has fond memories of. It is a memory they can cherish for years and something they can pass down to their kids. I love this list of favorite bedtime stories for boys! Favorite Bedtime Stories for Boys I asked my Moms of Boys Community to share their favorite bedtime stories for boys and what their boys love about them. I loved these answers and I’m sure you will too! […]

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