parenting

Do You Give Your Kid An Allowance?
I just read an article that the average kid ages 4 to 14 get anywhere from 5 to $10 per week. They do have to work for it, however, but mostly kids get paid for cleaning their own rooms. I think this is ridiculous.
Restaurant Ban Causes Outrage But More Customers?
I don't have children yet so sometimes when debates regarding children come up, I feel I may be out of my element, except I heard this story from a restaurant in North Carolina and I think they have a point.
This Video Made Me Cry So I Made My Kids Watch It [Watch]
One of my old (favorite) teachers posted this video on his Facebook page and at first I thought, "Ugh, I'm tired about hearing about bullying! Nothing will ever change."
Kids are mean. Maybe it's because they don't know any better? Maybe it's cause their parents …
Parents: This Video Is the Only Advice You Need [VIDEO]
Now, I don't have children but I'm definitely at the age where all of my friends (a lot of them, any way) have 'em. I've witnessed what they deal with, how easy it may seem at times and then how incredibly difficult and birth control worthy it can be others.
How To Talk to Your Kids About Tragedy
This morning we focused a lot about the terrible shooting in Orlando that happened over the weekend.
It's hard for adults to discuss this sort of thing, let alone children.  They don't know how to process this sort of tragedy, so this morning we shared some tips for parents for talking…
Halloween Safety Tips Every Parent Should Know
I haven't been this excited for Halloween since I was a little girl. I grew up in Scotia and wish I could say that my costumes were super cool, but I was obsessed with ballet, so I was a perpetual ballerina. So if you remember a little girl showing up for candy at your house, wearing the same c…
‘Mommy’s Hallelujah’ Goes Viral [WATCH]
I've been blessed. My son is the perfect baby. Yeah, I know most parents will say the same thing about their baby, but really. My son is so happy and content and has slept (mostly) through the night for months and rarely cries and is outrageously loving. And that scares me a little.
Amazing Poem For Moms On Their Kids’ First Day Of School
My wife has been having a very hard time with our son Caden's first of school. I have been mocking her for about a solid week now saying things like, "Guess what they send them home everyday now" and "It's a school bus not a black hole!" The truth of the matter is , I do know wha…

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