Children are back to school after the break. It’s time for a new routine. Temptation is strong to push for children to get their homework done as soon as they walk in the door. However, we know that children need to relax for a bit before they begin again. They can concentrate better on their homework […]
Many homeowners fear dealing with a clogged toilet, especially when they have guests. This fear is not totally unfounded since it is estimated that more than 28 million American households a month will have to deal with this issue. One of the worst types of toilet clogs is one that affects your bathtub, too. Don’t […]
Baking soda is basic, and lemon juice is acidic. When you mix these two items together, they not only balance each other out, but they also produce a powerful mixture that has all kinds of household and personal care uses. Bake Tasty Treats When you mix baking soda with an acid, it produces carbon dioxide, […]
Do your kids agree with your politics? Do you expect them too? Are parents crazy, or justified, to think they should? If not, how do you resolve political conflicts as a family? Of course, we all want our kids to share our values. We created these kids, after all. It seems inherently parental to pass […]
Swim practice, basketball practice, soccer, choir oh my! With six active children there is rarely a dull moment in my house. I can’t even begin to imagine what our lives will look like when they are all participating in some sort of extracurricular activity. You know, if I had a dollar for every time I […]
This following post is written in partnership with Bloomwell. As parents we do everything we can to protect our children. But there is one super important thing that many of us put off doing, and that’s obtaining legal documents to protect our children if we are away from home (like when we use a babysitter […]
We all have those days. Those days that seem endless, the days in which our kids won’t stop bickering and you are just about to pull your hair out if one more fit is thrown. These hard days usually start after a long stretch without any outside playtime due to either weather or illness, and can seem incredibly difficult to curtail.