My 9 year old daughter has been playing us all. Just this morning she almost got her oldest brother in big trouble. They were doing their usual morning bonding exercise (AKA "who can get who in trouble first by annoying each other") when I almost fell into a big trap. I'll lay it out for … Continue reading This Little Girl is TOO Freakin’ Smart!!! (She ALMOST Got Me, Y’all)
Hi guys, In my latest post I talk about grades. My husband & I have decided to completely stop stressing about our middle child's grades because of the school system's practices. Our children are given assessments, tests & quizzes so often that we all of us were overwhelmed with trying to keep up. Between the … Continue reading Stop Obsessing Over Your Kid’s Grades!
Parents (moms especially) sometimes get upset over small, insignificant things. I’m just being real. Stuff like flipping out over a dirty counter, but not acknowledging the beautiful art made for me by the child who made the mess. Yes, I’ve done it. Our pastor calls it “majoring in the minors”. We’ve been programmed to strive … Continue reading Have a Longevity Outlook When it Comes to Parenting
Man, it's been a wild weekend! Mother's Day, graduations, a passed family member, turning in grades, whew! So in all the hustle and bustle, I missed a Mom tip! Well I decided to thrown in a little snippet from my book instead. I hope you enjoy it! Leave me your thoughts below. Champions Parents should … Continue reading I owe you a Mom Tip! Here’s an Excerpt from my Book to ease the pain…
Hey everyone! I don't know about you, but this has been a whirlwind of a week! It seems that everyone has planned a meeting, convention, talk, project, assignment or event this past week and put me on the invitation list. It's not a bad thing unless you lose one important thing-balance. I had to make … Continue reading Monday Mom Tip(s)…Last big push before Christmas!
So I've been changing a lot of things lately (some by my choosing, others not) and have had to recalibrate my place of peace. I feel better. I do get angry sometimes (who doesn't), but I am noticing a glimmer of hope when it comes to keeping my cool. I had been stressing about a … Continue reading Randomness…My Specialty!
I'm a Math teacher. Yeah, I know some of you just cringed, but I'm a good one, I promise! I sprinkle definitions & formulas & equations with magical common sense dust and make them all make sense. Ok enough about all that (the math reference will make sense in a sec), on to the tip! … Continue reading Monday “Mom Tip”
Switch up your usual Mommy-son date up with some in-home cooking time. He'll learn a new dish & you'll still get to spend time with your baby. Future wife, you're welcome. lol!!
The 1-2-3-4-5 system Think about this method I came up with (it may work for you, it may not). There are 5 different ways you can communicate with your teen (or any age group, really). I call them the 5 levels. Level 1 is DO NOTHING. Level 2 is LISTEN. Level 3 is GIVE ADVICE. … Continue reading Don’t Know How to Handle Your Child’s Problem? Try “The 1-2-3-4-5 system”
Hi again! I just HAVE to share my first review of my latest book. It's OUTSTANDING! I have received reviews before & I'm so grateful when readers share their thoughts. But this review absolutely takes the cake! Ok, enough of my gushing, here it is!!! (click it to enlarge) Awesome, huh? So now grab your … Continue reading OMG! MY BEST REVIEW EVER!!!!