Do You Know Your Child’s Love Language?

By Daja Gombojav, Contributing Writer Love Has Many Languages Did you know that when it comes to love, we all speak a different language? It’s true! What speaks love to one person may not translate to another. Have you ever done or said something with the truest intention of love only to have the other […]

Why is My Baby Crying? 9 Uncommon Reasons

Image by Amy Garrett Photography New moms are often exhausted, and uncertain.  Babies can cry from hardly at all, to seemingly all the time.  It’s hard on parents when babies cry a lot — we’re programmed to want to fix it and sometimes that’s not so easy.  After the usual changing, feeding, and sleeping have been […]

Why It’s Okay to Indoctrinate Your Kids

These days, everyone’s constantly up in arms about something.  Something’s going wrong, someone’s hurting someone else, this or that corporation or group or the mother down the street…they are messing us up! One complaint that I see often is how wrong it is to “indoctrinate” our children.  This is especially aimed at religious people.  “We need […]

9 Examples of Positive Discipline

It has been a long, hard road since I decided two years ago that I didn’t want to spank anymore.  It’s one thing to intellectually say “I don’t want to do this.”  It’s another thing to find yourself in the middle of a tough, frustrating situation and actually know what to do instead.  When you’re […]

Simple Ways to Play at Home

  By Malissa McClintock, Contributing Writer I can hardly believe that when I look at the calendar the word March stares back at me. March means spring is coming, and with it even crazier weather than the winter brought. With two very active little girls and the impending birth of a little boy, I am […]