Missed milestones in the midst of mayhem

Written by Lisa Tyson Photo by Joshua Mcknight from Pexels I have never hated—I mean really hated—a word before. A word is simply a word, it has no real power. But this word, I hate it.  While I had heard this word before, and probably even used it, I had never really given it extra … Continue reading Missed milestones in the midst of mayhem

Keeping Your Kids Healthy Year Round

By Carol Cuppy Keeping your kids and family healthy this year is one of the most important things you can do. Washing your hands early and often, along with these other practical tips, will help prevent the spread of illness, and will help keep your family healthy. No matter what time of year, concern for … Continue reading Keeping Your Kids Healthy Year Round

A Band of Cousins – Encouraging Family Bonding

By Various Authors and Susan Alexander Yates Give your grandkids shared experiences to help them build stronger bonds with one another. For grandparents, there’s nothing more satisfying than getting to know each grandchild as an individual—and seeing our family bonding as cousins connect with one another. As we build lasting memories with our grandkids, we … Continue reading A Band of Cousins – Encouraging Family Bonding

Thoughts Between Potty Training and Life360

Written by Cynthia Yanof Photo by JESHOOTS.com from Pexels Our oldest got her driver’s license recently and is navigating the roads on her own. It’s fairly gut-wrenching when you spend your whole life trying to keep your precious babies safe, and, one day, with a casual wave, they drive off to school leaving you standing … Continue reading Thoughts Between Potty Training and Life360

Two Things I Say to My Kids Every Day

Photo by Daria Obymaha from Pexels A few days ago I read an article titled “10 Things to Say to Your Kids Everyday.” It was a well written article with a positive, encouraging message. Like the author of the article, I believe in providing my boys with a positive message each day. However, when it … Continue reading Two Things I Say to My Kids Every Day

Stop Ignoring Your Kids:The Szalinski Rule

https://youtu.be/kL6TYAWLhHA Have you ever blown off your kids? What do you do when you’re in the middle of something important and your kid wants your undivided attention? Listen in as Bobby Cooley gives a practical parenting tip for dealing with interruptions in a way that will keep the lines of communication open and safeguard your … Continue reading Stop Ignoring Your Kids:The Szalinski Rule

Parenting Isn’t Paint By Numbers

By Connie Albers Photo by Vitória Santos from Pexels As our kids become teens, we’ve already established many of the parenting basics. But the masterpiece isn’t finished, and our role as parents is changing. You want to paint a mural in your room? When my daughter Jeannie was on the cusp of her teen years, … Continue reading Parenting Isn’t Paint By Numbers

Kids Desire Our Presence, Not Our Perfection

By Carol Cuppy Photo by Brett Sayles from Pexels Years from now, your kids won’t remember if you had all the dishes done or if you contributed to every bake sale. But they will remember the times you spent together and how it brought joy to their heart. The world places tremendous pressure on us … Continue reading Kids Desire Our Presence, Not Our Perfection

Keeping the Castle Safe: Home Network Protection & Your Kids By Carol Cuppy

Criminals no longer need to break down the front door and walk into your house to have access to your bank accounts, medical records, even your family photos. They merely need to gain access to your technology. If your castle is not properly defended, these enemies can break in and conquer your kingdom in the … Continue reading Keeping the Castle Safe: Home Network Protection & Your Kids By Carol Cuppy