Bonding with Sons

I posted tips for bonding with girls, and what about boys?  This gives good tips for mom’s to bond with sons, and I hope they are helpful. Parents can be fearful of the world, want to put kids in a bubble, a cocoon etc.. They may also be expecting perfection in all things, especially families […]

Raising a Teenage Daughter

Let’s face it, teens can seem to be aliens from another planet and with all the pressure and bullying they can face these days, it’s nuts.  How do you handle living with a teenage daughter?  Though I have no kids, I was an ESL instructor and have observed stuff in my over 50 years on […]

Keeping Them Occupied

Often parents are trying to figure out how to keep their toddlers busy, especially on bad weather days.  Young kids need to be taught some crucial lessons and if parents can engage in activities where they also learn and grow as they help their kids to grow.  I see how my neighbor, now a single […]

The Tantrums

Let’s face it, everyone has tantrums or such moments, and as a parent, or even a bystander  you cringe especially when a toddler has a major tantrum around others.  You can’t avoid kids getting upset, so what do you do?  Have to nip it in the bud before that behavior even starts and you that by […]

How to Connect..

Bonding they say should be an automatic thing, in terms of mom and baby, but that’s not always an immediate thing.  Any number of factors can interfere with that immediate bonding, so what if a new mom doesn’t feel that all warm, fuzzy, ecstatic woo hoo bonded thing right away?  What then, do you feel […]

Parenting a Toddler – Optimization Tips

Parenting is an amazing journey.  As I think back to what my mom had to navigate, as a single mom after the divorce, and in general parents navigating their parenting journey, it’s pretty amazing.  For new mom’s there is naturally anxiety, which we all have entering new situations.  Often sleep and feedings are something that can be […]

On the Lighter Side

Some like to do some gardening or plant herbs, potted and put them out on the terrace or wherever, but how do you know what the heck goes together.  After all, you don’t want your herbs fighting, no you want them to have harmony, so here are suggestions for paring things up for the least […]

Blogging and Writing Getting Started

Paypal Donations: Blogging and Writing   First of all, I want to thank all those who have given feedback and I have had some questions asked on a recurring basis, so I thought I would write a blog to help those aspiring to be writers to get started. The first thing is enjoying what […]