Hot enough for ya? That’s right folks, we’re smack dab in the middle of a heat wave and that means finding creative ways to keep ourselves and the kids cool!
We all know the importance of keeping covered and using sunscreen while outside on a sunny day (cover ups are the best as many sunscreens are laden with chemicals that we don’t necessarily want on our kids skin every single day)....
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!
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
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’.
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....