Posts Tagged: mom blog

This is Motherhood

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Motherhood is … everything. Mom blogger and writer, Susie Dyson, ties into all of the hard, yet beautiful struggles of mommyhood.

House Elf

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Clean up, everybody clean up! Get your kids to help out around the house – it’s good for them, and for mama!

Apologies

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I owe an apology to all of the moms I judged prior to being a mom. I saw things and thought I will never do that! Well I am now a mom of three and I have done all of those things I said I would never do! Yikes! My kids will NEVER eat McDonalds…. Read more »

Mom Tax

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Federal income tax, state income tax, sales tax, property tax, hotel tax…all collecting money. However, there is one fantastic tax, which I like to call MOM TAX! Mom tax is the best tax! What is Mom Tax? Mom tax is a bite or a taste of anything tasty that I buy for my kids. There… Read more »

On Delayed Gratification

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Some may call my husband and I crazy, but we told our kids that we are taking our first family trip to Orlando … in November! We have been saving money for this trip and we decided we wanted their input on it as this is not just our memory, but it is theirs too!… Read more »

Princess Tea Party: Simple Yet Elegant

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Sister Bear was overwhelmed and had “Too Much Birthday.” I feel for her every time I read that book.  That is why I opted to keep a low key birthday for my 4-year-old.  She wanted a princesses themed tea party.  Everyone was encouraged to wear either their favorite princess outfit or a pretty dress.  We… Read more »

WTF … What’s the Function?

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Every behavior serves a purpose. That purpose is called the function or the “why” the behavior occurs. Behavior “works” for kids when they are “rewarded” or reinforced with what they are seeking. For example, when a child is throwing a tantrum in the Target toy aisle because they want the newest Ninjago Lego Set, the… Read more »

Hubbard Update!

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My daughter has been doing swim lessons for four months now and is doing great. She always looks forward to them and asks me almost every day when she gets to go again.  I have noticed that what she has learned at swim lessons is carrying over to recreational swim when we go to the… Read more »

Swimming Along at Hubbard Family Swim School

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Kids First houses the Hubbard Family Swim School. The bright colors of the building attract people as they drive by! I was not quite sure what to expect but it was very easy to figure out where I was supposed to go once I got inside. The Hubbard Family Swim School was at the front… Read more »

Burning Off the Crazy

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Back in the day I was physically active, possibly even semi-athletic, and felt great. However, over the years I have continued to add more and more to my plate. As I have added more, I feel like there has been less and less time to take care of myself, both physically and mentally. This past… Read more »

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