“Your beliefs become your thoughts, Your thoughts become your words, Your words become your actions, Your actions become your habits, Your habits become your values, Your values become your destiny.” ? Mahatma Gandhi Every parent wants their children to grow up with strong core values and habits, but in the chaos of everyday life, it can be difficult to focus on … [Read more...] about 6 Ways Parents Can Teach Positive Values in Everyday Life
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My family spent a full week getting excited about doing a TRi KiDS™ triathlon scheduled for a Sunday this summer. Our kids have participated in triathlons for as long as I can remember: For a big family - a triathlon day is hectic, but a lot of fun! Enter the Friday night before the triathlon, when Daddy-o manages a bad run-in with a garage door. Without getting too … [Read more...] about Just Keep Swimming…Tackling a Triathlon as a Family
Marilyn Monroe once said: "It's not true I had nothing on; I had the radio on." With all the visual entertainment and social media around us, why do many of us moms still listen to the radio? For some, it's the soothing music that can lull a crying toddler to sleep. For others, it's the noise that can drown out the sound of children complaining in the back seat. And maybe for … [Read more...] about Lara Scott: Radio Host and Mom Behind the Microphone
I loathe having a television in our bedroom. I don't like to watch TV before falling asleep. I like to read. My bed partner, however, loves watching TV before bed and claims that he can't fall asleep without it. That's a hot steamy pile of turd, because on the few times when he didn't watch TV, and instead read, he was out like a light in less than 10 minutes. The man is so … [Read more...] about Can a Television Break Up a Couple?!
My three-year old has just hit the prime of the terrible two’s (I guess he waited to make a grand entrance), with the strength of the Hulk, the charm of Hugh Grant, and the speed of Superman. My house is child-proofed for Hannibal Lecter. All kitchen chairs are tied to the table, there are no knick-knacks or picture frames around the house, cleaning supplies are above the … [Read more...] about Bringing My A Game