Category: Raising Children

The Worst Parenting Advice I’ve Ever Heard

By Guest Blogger Stacy Leighton with Forsyth Family magazine For parents, raising fine young people is the goal—you could say it is the “destination.” Sometimes we...

5 Ways to Make New Year’s Resolutions as a Family

By Guest Blogger Whitney Barnard, Digital Marketing Coordinator with The Sunshine House There are many ways to approach the New Year. For many of us, it means to assess...

It’s OK To Say It’s Hard

By Laura Simon Last Friday was a doozy of a day. My oldest two kids, who are home schooled, were uncharacteristically resistant to anything that resembled learning....

New Mom Live & Learns

By Katie Moosbrugger *With a new year ahead of us, I thought this post would be a great reminder for parents looking to start something new or try something different....

EAT Little Man, EAT!

By Guest Blogger Kristen Bagwell When I was in college, I had a boyfriend whose mother would literally chase us around with food from the time we arrived at her house...

Raising Resilient Children

By Guest Bloggers Devon Davis and Bekah Sidden Counselors Devon Davis and Bekah Sidden teamed up a few years ago to present “Raising Resilient Children: Helping Our...

Yep! My Kids Believe in Santa!

By Guest Blogger Laura Simon The kids and I were out and about on Saturday, returning some (almost) overdue books to the library, and we drove past Santa on the side of...

(Bed) Times, They are a-Changin’

By Heather Miller  It started off with a nice warm bath.  Then we moved on to her favorite show.  The lights were dimmed, the milk was poured, and the house was...

The Best Gift of the Season

By Rachel Hoeing This blog was written by Rachel five years ago, but it is something that we think is worth sharing over and over again. Rachel has said that this gift...

The Messy Truth

By Guest Blogger Laura Simon Maybe you’ve see the meme circling social media. It lists a set of age-appropriate chores for children, and pictures a mother and young...