Oh, doesn't she look so sweet. My toddler, Maddie is sitting on my bed holding one of our puppies. Man, she sure does look happy and sweet. Yes, until I took that puppy away and put him with his mommy to eat. WOW, you would have though her little life was coming to an end. "NO, MOM." That's what I heard, I don't think any parents like or appreciate their sweet little toddler saying, "NO." If you haven’t already figured it out, the word “NO” is one of most toddlers favorite words. They … [Read more...]
Mom Blogger with Four Kids Shares Parenting Tips
Parenting tips from a real mom with four kids + expecting. I'm not perfect, but I love my kids, and enjoy sharing my parenting adventures.
Who doesn't like playtime? It’s all about having fun and playing games, or it may look that way when you watch your toddler play. However playing is hard work for toddlers. As your little one plays with his toys, eats, plays with cups in the bath, pushes their car across the kitchen floor, they are also learning. They are learning language skills, about people, science and math, as well as discovering everything their little body is capable of. Oh, and don’t forget about creativity and … [Read more...]
Having children changes women. We wake up after having a child and suddenly have patience. Seriously, it' happened to me. I used to be the MOST impatience person I know. You would never guess now. Anymore I have all the patience in the world. I have to or I would probably be in a straight jacket, lol. Once we give birth to our new bundle of joy our lives change forever. It's not a bad, thing so if you're thinking about having children, it's a … [Read more...]
Potty training is a huge step for both parents and toddlers. For me it's really made me stop and think, my daughter is growing up. She isn't a baby anymore, she's growing up into a big girl. If I don't spend my time right, and soak up all that I can, one day I am going to look back and wish that I had. Potty Training doesn't come easy to parents or children. I think it's often harder for us as parents to wait for our children to experiences their First Flush! … [Read more...]
If you're a parent that lights up it's likely you've thought this very same questions. Will my children smoke? How likely are my children to smoke if they see me smoking? I think it's only natural, who wants their children to smoke? Not any caring, dedicated, loving parent that's for sure. So let's talk about the chances of children smoking that grow up watching their parents smoke. Sadly if you're an adult and you smoke, it increase chances that your children … [Read more...]
I have decided to add something a little new to my blog. If I have learned anything in the last 10 months about blogging, myself, and my readers is that I am not only bringing you reviews and giveaways. I am welcoming you into my life, sharing my experiences, and listening to yours through comments and emails. I've been stuck on what to add, then this morning happened. It hit me like a ton of rocks, DUH Jenn! I'm a married, full-time working, and mother of 4. … [Read more...]