Tag Archives: parenting

Friday Funnies: When kids “think” they are helping

30 Jun

Helping Gone Wrong!

My funny helpers

little boy and grocery basket

Lending a hand

Ok I am all about teaching my kids to help out. Sometimes, however, their sweet intention can sometimes get me on edge.  Here are some classic example of “helping gone wrong”. I am sure you can relate.

The butterfly effect…you’re gonna wanna try it too

8 Jun

Butterfly Bliss

Our summer art project

Butterfly Bliss

Need a cool craft to do with the kids this summer that will demand a space in your wall? Here it is. I stumbled upon it…on Stumble Upon and knew I simply had to do it with my three-year old. Come see how you too can help your kids create a Work of Art.

Friday Funnies: Funny sayings by Rockford

3 Jun

Kids are funny

…but very clever too

boy holding on to tree

He's got a way

The way he sees it

Rockford sees a fly on my leg and gives it a swat.

Me: “Ouch!”

Rockford: “I didn’t hit you Mama, I hit the fly”

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How we celebrated Memorial Day

1 Jun

Celebrating Memorial Day

Starting family traditions

toddler with USA flag
God bless the USA

This was our first official year of commemorating Memorial Day with new family traditions. One of the many things I love about having my own little family is the new and fun traditions we can start. By instilling these traditions in our family I don’t only hope to create memories for my boys, but instill values in them. Let me share our Memorial Day traditions with you.

Honoring Memorial Day by instilling Patriotism in our children

30 May

Honoring Yesterday’s and Today’s Soldiers

Shaping Tomorrow’s Heroes

Honoring fallen soldiers

As a mother of two boys I am compelled to instill in them the love, respect and admiration for the men and women who serve this great country of ours.  My older son is three and I believe he is old enough to start learning about the real reason we commemorate Memorial Day. However, I was not quite sure how I would do this so I called on the wisdom of friends. I’d like to share these ideas with you.

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Thriving in life’s storms…as your kids look on

17 May

Dealing with life’s adversities

Remaining an example for your children

lighthouse with waves crashingg on it

Our constant, our strength, our hope...Jesus

On Saturday I attended my church’s annual Women’s Tea where I shared a devotional with the ladies. Immediately after speaking, a point I briefly covered resonated in my mind.. the example we set for our children during these trying times. I would like to expand on that thought now.

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Friday Funnies: Funny sayings by Rockford

6 May

A Toddler’s Perspective

Seeing things their way

little boy with mischievous  look
the way I see it…

A regular scenario can immediately turn humorous when you bring a child’s perspective into it. Case in point…

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