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Why We Love Our Dads

No matter what you call them, Dad, Papa, Daddy, Gramps . . . . for most of us, having a dad, being a dad, having a grandpa, step dad, or Pops in our lives is a blessing! From having fun with the kids, to doing odd jobs around the house there’s just no one like him! So in celebration of Father’s Day this year, we’ve decided to put together a little list of some of the great things good Dad’s do!

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Celebrating Mom

Mothers . . . . . there’s no one else in the whole wide world who will love you the way a mom does. Seriously, who else would give up ever wearing a bikini again just to have you? Not to mention giving up sleep, friends, private time (when was the last time you remember peeing alone?) and learning to live life on the go without makeup, wearing yoga pants and sporting a messy bun. There’s also a mom’s endless tasks of having to

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Parenting with Empathy

Parenting is one of the most difficult jobs we’re ever going to do. We want to bring our children up to be caring people who leave goodness in this world. But how do we accomplish that? Is there some secret that would guarantee our children turn out to be loving, good people?Well, no there’s no secret, but there are ways that we can instill good values and consciousness into our kids. One of the best ways is to practice empathy.

Empathy is defined as ‘the ability to understand and share the feelings of another’.

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It’s Time to Relax!

Relax? That’s pretty much a concept that went out the window the moment you had kids, right?

What with the kids to look after, laundry to do, books, toys, Lego to pick up, spills to mop, errands to run, groceries to buy, lunches, suppers, breakfasts, and an endless number of snacks to make ...oh, did we mention the bathrooms? And don’t forget work, carpooling, more laundry and it’s your turn to bring the snacks to this week’s play date....

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Christmas Fun with the Kids

Christmas is almost here once again and we thought it would be a fun idea to share some great craft and baking ideas you can do with the kids over the holidays.   Let’s face it . . . with the busyness of endless shopping, planning, food, gift wrapping, guests, more food and the kiddies underfoot we should really be writing a post about a little mom pampering . . . but  maybe that’ll come next month!

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