The Joy of Raising Boys

The Joy of Raising Boys

The Good, the Bad, and the Hilarious Author – Diane Auten I can’t stop smiling! This is such a delightful read. The Joys of Raising BoysThe Good, the Bad, and the Hilarious Through real-time anecdotes, this book follows Diane’s momlife from when her...
How do Babies Understand Their World?

How do Babies Understand Their World?

Dear Caring Parent,  Ever wonder, how do babies understand their world? Of all the things that are so important in the first year of life, what’s tying it all together? Attuning is – how you and your baby are tuning-in to each other. I LOVE watching a mom...
Confidence Building in Your Child – What Comes First?

Confidence Building in Your Child – What Comes First?

Dear Caring Parent,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         ...
30 Activities for Tired Parents and Bored Kids

30 Activities for Tired Parents and Bored Kids

  Dear Caring Parent, August is the month for tired parents and bored kids! Parents are tired of taking care of everything and the kids are feeling that the less-scheduled summer has been great so far, but suddenly it’s boring. School now seems inviting! ...
EEE-Gads, Moody and Mouthy Toddler and Teen

EEE-Gads, Moody and Mouthy Toddler and Teen

Dear Caring Parent,      In the first poll I ran on this site, I asked you which was the most difficult age for you to parent.  And most of you clicked on either the toddler years or the teen years. Kinda the same as  I hear anecdotally. These are the years that bring...
Listening Changes the Homework Argument

Listening Changes the Homework Argument

Dear Caring Parent, I’ve noticed that sometimes I am a stormy creature when it comes to homework problems. When I would notice it wasn’t being attended to, I would react by storming through homework time. Are you a storming, angry parent over homework problems right...
I’m Struggling with My Child

I’m Struggling with My Child

Dear Caring Parent, Our love for our children can in fact hit trouble. Sometimes we fall out of what I call our parenting love zone- that easy, flowing, heartfelt connection to our little beings. This falling out could be caused by our pre-occupation with something...