One of the first thing the physician asks at an initial prenatal appointment is whether or not you've started taking a prenatal vitamin. This seems like a simple question, but standing in front of the prenatal vitamins in the store is overwhelming. Growing a person is hard work and it is necessary to give the body as much of what it needs as possible but its hard to decide … [Read more...] about Prenatal Vitamins-How to Choose
Our kids think we are cool and want to spend time with us (sometimes), but does it really make a difference? Isn't spending time with them connecting with them? Not quite. This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. What do I mean by connection? Quite simply, connection refers to the time we spend WITH our children, individually. This means time spent … [Read more...] about The Importance of Connection with Children
So little because it's a rock, but so big because it's about so much more than that. The Kindness Rocks Project is amazing and if you haven't heard of it, you need to! The whole idea is quite simple: you paint something kind or motivational on a rock and leave it somewhere for someone else to find. The thought is that kindness rocks will be found and lift the spirits of a … [Read more...] about Kindness rocks-so little but so big!
As a parent, sending a child off to kindergarten is nothing short of scary. There are so many decisions to make and whether or not to keep them home an extra year is becoming a very common consideration. This trend, academic redshirting, seems to be an increasingly popular topic of discussion. Keeping in mind that parents know their children best, I'd like to share with you … [Read more...] about To redshirt or not to redshirt Kindergarten?