On a recent summer day, I glanced outside to see my two boys sitting side by side in lawn chairs, taking turns using the binoculars to watch a wild turkey in our field. Getting excited, they decided to get closer.
Posts Tagged: development
Disciplining children is the most delicate of parenting matters. Most experts say spanking is wrong. So why are so many parents still doing it?
When I was a child, going out to eat was a special treat usually reserved for special occasions like birthdays or vacation. Today’s research indicates that the average American family eats out nearly twice a week – it’s commonplace.
Who says gifts have to cost money? Fun and easy ideas can help you make the perfect treasure for little or no money.
Teaching good manners builds foundation of self-control and confidence.
Disciplining your child in front of others is hard, to say the least. So, when your little one shows his true colors in the middle of a crowd, be prepared!
My 9-year-old is a night owl! She stays up well past her bed time. What do I do to get her to sleep? talk to her Find out exactly what keeps her up. Is she just too tempted to watch TV, play a video game or read a book? If that is the case, then… Read more »
The newness of summer is still upon us, but already the kids seem antsy. Try some of these unique ideas to keep boredom at bay!
From my earliest days, I remember being involved in some form of artistic activity – piano, dance, theater camp, you name it. And, while I may not be a famous artist in anyone’s opinion, I do have a side that allows me to imagine and dream, to create and think outside the box. Now, raising… Read more »
Spring is budding all around us, and gardeners are itching to get into the dirt.