How to be present with your kids No Comments

Are you being present with your kids? Parenting has increasing become harder as we fight for time with our kids. The time we have with our children is precious and fleeting. While distractions and the monotony of life can sometimes cause us to forget, we need to make time to connect and celebrate beautiful family moments. Artist Pam Baumeister hopes to capture these moments, with her Read more

10 Signs You Should Invest In Parenting Classes No Comments

Parenting is hard, isn’t it? Sometimes it just doesn’t go quite like you plan. No one is telling you that you need a parenting class because you’re a bad parent. Parenting classes help in more ways than you can imagine. If you’re struggling with communication or discipline techniques, then here are 10 signs you should invest in parenting classes. #1. No matter what your kids don’t Read more

Easy Ways To Teach Your Children Compassion No Comments

Easy Ways To Teach Your Children Compassion Teaching your children compassion? Isn’t that something they naturally learn? Sadly, no. Compassion is something that is taught and not something they are born with. Keep in mind though, not all is lost. You can spend some time teaching your kids about compassion. Hopefully, you have learned this from the people that raised you. Teach kindness Did you know that compassion Read more

11 Simple Truths About Motherhood 2 Comments

11 Simple Truths About Motherhood Isn’t motherhood awesome? As great as motherhood is, there are some days that you have to take a long hard look at it for what it is. Don’t sugarcoat it and just look at the simple truths. I wanted to share 11 simple truths about motherhood.   #1. Kids are awesome You will have good days and bad days with your kids, but when Read more

Making Apple Cider No Comments

Urban Homesteader: Making Apple Cider Creates Memories My husband's on the road much of time for work, so often (due to my own exhaustion) my children’s outdoor adventures don’t extend outside of the parameters of our own property. We live on an acre and a half of an old orchard with 40 pear trees, 4 apple trees, 2 peach trees, 10 plum trees, chickens, rabbits, and a Read more

The Ultimate Survivor No Comments

  National Geographic's Ultimate Survivor Alaska My favorite this winter has been National Geographic's Ultimate Survivor Alaska. The show is filmed in Alaska and four teams battle for the title of Ultimate Survivor Alaska It's impressive. These guys are hard core. But the show has got me thinking after a conversation I had with my mom. My mom is an amazing mother and grandmother. She had been watching my sisters kids Read more