10 First Aid Skills Moms Should Know

When it comes to having kids, accidents happen when we least expect them to. Unintentional injury (accidents, drowning, etc) are the leading cause of death for children ages 1-14!  While some of these could be prevented with supervision, it is … [Read more...]

7 Positive Parenting Tips To Become a More Patient Mom

Sometimes moms feel like there is no way they can stay patient, but our positive parenting tips are here to make sure that isn't a problem anymore.  As you hear time and time again, “no mom is perfect.”  This is true, but it is also true that every … [Read more...]

Teaching Proper Handwashing Techniques

The truth is, kids don't always feel like washing their hands, let alone know proper handwashing techniques. We also know another truth that isn't too pretty: many infectious disease occurrences could be greatly reduced with proper handwashing.  Our … [Read more...]

12 Positive Parenting Actions Your Kids Should See You Do

I am always on a quest for positive parenting tips, and knowing how hard it is to hold it together most days, this list is a huge help.  When it comes to being a mom or a parent, it feels like you have to be this perfect parent in front of your … [Read more...]

Raising Kids That Aren’t Picky Eaters

Some kids are picky eaters, and some have other issues that should be investigated further. These tips are for dealing with "typical" picky eaters. I use the term loosely, but I just want to make sure it's clear that these will most likely not work … [Read more...]

When to Treat Your Child’s Fever

There is nothing worse than knowing your child is sick & a fever can be downright scary as a new mom, but when should you worry & when should you start to treat the fever? A fever is the body's natural way of fighting of infections for … [Read more...]

10 Survival Skills Every Young Boy Should Know

Parenting includes teaching you children survival skills for life.  This can be as little as how to keep their hands clean, and as big as how to kill a deer and dress it to cook for meals.  As your sons begin to grow up, it's time to instill in them … [Read more...]

7 Tips To Control Your Anger And Stop Yelling

Are you struggling with figuring out how to control your anger?  Yelling sometimes seems to come with the territory of parenting.  Yelling isn’t something a parent means to do, it’s just something that happens when you’re overwhelmed or frustrated. … [Read more...]

Chores for 4 Year Olds

When talking to friends, I often heard that they don't know what chores their children should be doing so I put together a list of age appropriate chores for 4 year olds! These chores really work well for preschoolers, 4-year-olds, and 5-year-olds. … [Read more...]

5 Ways To Stop Toddler Tantrums In Their Tracks

Tantrums are never a good thing when it comes to having a kid, and most often they begin as toddler tantrums that just build into something worse as your children age.  It always happens at the worst time and it is always hard to regain control. If … [Read more...]