Category: Parenting

5 Simple Ways To Give Service As A Family

One of our family traditions is to give service as a family during the Christmas season. Giving service helps to remind us of the real reason for Christmas and helps all of us have more gratitude for the things we have. Serving others as a family also brings our family closer together. Serving as a family...

/ November 28, 2016

Honey Tea for Coughs and Sore Throats

I want to share with you one of my family’s favorite natural remedies for coughs and sore throats: Honey Tea.  It is a wonderful, natural and delicious drink that soothes sore throats, eases coughs, and taste like warm lemonade in the best possible way!

/ November 8, 2016

I Can Sleep When The Wind Blows

I Can Sleep When The Wind Blows now available in beautifully illustrated children’s picture book. I Can Sleep When The Wind Blows, the story about a boy who can sleep through any storm has been a favorite with teachers, parents and religious leaders for generations. Now, for the first time, it is available in a picture...

/ October 19, 2016

Inexpensive Halloween Costume Essentials

These inexpensive Halloween costume essentials are the essentials all moms need to create different amazing Halloween costumes every year for under $5!  As a mom of 8 kids, I have bought a lot of Halloween costumes over the years!  My kids love to dress up.  They always want to be something different each year.  It would...

/ September 30, 2016

Turn Your Mistakes Into Happy Little Trees

Have you watched the late Bob Ross, the Happy Painter and his happy little trees and clouds?  Bob Ross was a wonderful painter who used to teach painting on The Joy of Painting on PBS.  He had crazy hair, his own style, and a voice that was so calming. I loved to watch him as a teenager and...

/ September 30, 2016

Essential Oil To Help You Stay Alert And Focused

Do you or one of your children need help staying focused and alert? Use essential oil to help you stay alert in class or at work.  Eden’s Garden Stay Alert essential oil synergy blend can help keep you alert and focused on the job ahead of you. I have a daughter who has ADHD, and staying...

/ September 9, 2016

Positive Language – It’s Not What You Think

I have worked with children with special needs as a mom, and a professional for over 16 years, and one of the things that I have found to really help children with special needs and all people to make good choices is using Positive Language.   Most people don’t really understand what positive language is.  It does...

/ September 5, 2016

Amazon Diapers and Wipes Coupon Deals

You do not want to miss these Amazon Diapers and Wipes Coupon Deals! These prices are stock up prices.  I love the convenience of being able to shop online while your baby is asleep and let Amazon deliver them to you!  As a new parent you have more important things to do than run to the store...

/ August 31, 2016

4 Tips to Turn Down Temper Tantrums

As a Mom of 8 kids, one thing I know is temper tantrums.  At one point I had children ages 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, and 14.  (6 of my children are adopted.  I know those ages seem impossible.)  In those days  tantrums were a very common part of my life.  I either had...

/ August 29, 2016

The Echoing by Jessica Blackburn

I had the opportunity to preview the new young adult novel,  The Echoing by Jessica Blackburn.  This is her first novel, so I wasn’t sure what to expect, but with 5 teenagers and 2 pre-teens, we love our young adult novels at my house so we were excited to try! From the publisher: “The Echoing by Jessica...

/ August 24, 2016