Life with Kids: 10 realizations you have as a parent!

Soooo, before I became a parent, I had these hypothetical thoughts in my head of how life would play out once I had kids of my own.  I mean, it wouldn’t be all that hard. My children would be these stellar little creatures and I would be the fun, easy going, patient-all-the-time mom.  Yup, that’s right….parenthood would be this grand, daring adventure! Well, I guess you could say it’s a daring adventure. But, in a different kind of way.  You see, {Read More}

A Note Card

I have two young boys. The question that lingers most often in my head is… “What type of impact will I have on them?”. Just recently, I read an article called Words of Wisdom on The author, Autumn Ward, shares a story about an experience she had while attending her son’s college orientation.  She was given a single note card and asked to write a few words of wisdom to her child. This could have gone one of two ways: A.) She {Read More}

5 pieces of advice every parent should follow

Part of the territory that comes with being a parent is receiving loads and loads of advice.   People are often willing to share their opinion on a matter, even when you didn’t ask for it.  We’ve just got to get used to hearing advice from those around us, as it’s an inevitable part of joining the parenthood club. As a first time parent, you instantly become overwhelmed with a laundry list of things you should or shouldn’t be doing. {Read More}