Category: parenting

parenting

Glossies Made Me Do It : Becoming a More Positive Parent

In the April 2018 issue of Parents magazine, there’s an article called “Refuse to Lose It” that talks about how to more effectively communicate with your child(ren) without yelling. Admittedly, I have the cutest daughter in the world, but she often sometimes on occasion tests my patience…particularly when it’s time to go to sleep. When I’m …

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baby, Charlotte, parenting

Baby’s Got a Brand New Nose

In Charlotte’s two month update, I mentioned that I had already returned to work. I wanted to talk a little bit about why I had to go back to work earlier than I had anticipated. When Charlotte was born, the delivery team noticed that she had what looked like a cleft lip that had healed …

book review, books, parenting

Mama Needs A Do-Over Book Review

I recently received the opportunity to review Mama Needs a Do-Over by Lisa Pennington. Pennington, a blogger and the mother of nine (!!) children offers ten steps that mothers can use to reset themselves and their children when everyone is having a hard day. I liked that her chapters were full of personal anecdotes and scriptural references. …