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Kissing Kids on the Lips: Fine or Not?

I recently read an article that says that parents should not kiss their babies on the mouth, because it can be "sexual" or "stimulating."  Well, look at this: Here is why I think this is fine.  And not just me, plenty of other people think it's fine, too. People are hypocritical.  In this article, a woman says that kissing kids on the lips is creepy, but … [Read More...]


What I Learned From A Botched 1st Birthday Party

The following is a guest post by Amanda McClellan. Check her out at Moms Making It Happen. It was a day I’d been excited about, planned for, and mapped out in my head for at least 8 months or more. I had a perfect vision of what this 1st Birthday Party would look like. I had thought about who would be there and the fun my youngest daughter would have being the center of … [Read More...]


Does Participation in Sports Keep Teens Out of Trouble?

Participation in sports can help keep teens out of trouble, though it's not guaranteed. Teens who participate in sports tend to have less time to get into trouble. In better physical shape than their sedentary peers, they tend to pay more attention to nutrition than kids who don't play sports. Teen athletes also tend to do better academically and may get a boost in … [Read More...]


Six Reasons to Have Six Kids

When people hear that I have six kids, the reaction is usually entertaining. Sure, there are some days when I wonder what I’ve gotten myself into, worry about the world they’ll inherit, and/or consider the environmental footprint of a family like mine. But most of the time I just celebrate how awesome it is to have six kids. Here are a few reasons why: 1. It’s … [Read More...]