Back to School Shopping – Let’s Not Dress Little Girls like Showgirls or Worse I remember back-to-school shopping with my mom as clear as any childhood memory. Like many things from the way back machine, it was a rose-colored PG-rated experience, another thing from America’s kinder, gentle and long-gone past. My mother and I always shopped at the May Company for my school wardrobe. Together we’d pick out a couple […]

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Regardless of how much you do for your children, the day will come when they will repay you not with love and hugs but insults to your person. Click here to see just what I mean.

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There are a few things that make me more uncomfortable than seeing parents post pictures of their small children. Don’t get me wrong, I love seeing their smiling faces but I hate the fact that now this child is fair game to anyones comments or backlash. Click here to see what all the fuss is about.

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Starpulse generated a list of celebrities they felt wouldn’t make very good parents. Many made the list strictly based on appearance while others were added due to mental issues, trouble with the law or simply for being who they are. Click here to see the complete list

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Ivanka Trump who is expecting baby number two with hubby Jared Kushner, has already laid down the law with her first daughter Arabella. She’s made it very clear she won’t tolerate bratty or spoiled behavior and above all, her children must have good manners. Did she read my book? Regardless of how much Ivnaka’s worth she knows what’s important when it comes to raising her children. Something tells me she […]

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“As you parents know, a small child can go for weeks without going to the bathroom at home, but once you hit the road, it becomes pretty much a full-time occupation.” -Dave Barry If I had children and I lived far away from my family, I would tell them to not expect a visit from my kids––their grandchildren, nieces and nephews––until they were at least 9 years old! Why? Because […]

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Recently, a friend of mine posted an image on Facebook of the good ole days in a Greek Village. When I first saw this image, I was stunned. Who puts 2 toddlers with no shoes on the back of a donkey? And then I thought “Hey, this mother has got it right. She has to go take care of business in the fields, has two kids, doesn’t have a nanny […]

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Attachment parenting (AP). Now that’s a phrase that was not around when I was growing up. We never heard phrases about the “type” of parenting our parents were involved in. I have witnessed AP from individuals but to be honest, I never knew there was a name for this type of parenting until recently. For those of you who are not familiar with AP, Attachment Parenting is a parenting style […]

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