Quick Tips To Potty Training Your ChildLooking to potty train your child? Here are some tips from potty training our firstborn.
What Time Has Taught Me About KindnessTime has been one of my greatest mentors. Why you ask? Because it’s taught me the value in being kind to others, including myself. At the age of 10 I “volunteered” at a nursing home. Well, I was forced to help out during that summer because my mom didn’t want me home with my youngest brother. Somehow he got away with staying home and I was stuck going to the nursing home every weekday. I hated being forced to go. But that wasn’t the first time my mom did that to me. See: dance school for 15 years, and all-girl Catholic
Let Trust Be The FoundationI’ve always been fascinated with couples who have been together for over 30 years. My parents will be celebrating their 40th this year and it’s been one heck of a roller coaster for them. Most of the couples I’ve asked say a long-term marriage is reflected upon the communication between the two parties. But I have to disagree. Creating Your Foundation Some people will only tell you what they want you to hear, and in some cases, they might even hear what they would like you to say. If your relationship is built on trust, you know that whatever comes
Why I Rarely Visit Family And FriendsI’ve been asked several times to go out of my way and visit people. When we first moved to South Florida, it was tough to get out of the house with an infant. And now with a toddler and an infant, it’s a lot harder. People always suggest getting together. And I don’t mind, but I like to do it when Jeff is available to come with me. An Extra Set Of Hands I like to rely on myself for as much as I can, but sometimes I really need an extra set of arms to help with the boys.
Changes Aren’t Always WelcomedDealing with change can be Going through several changes all at once can drive you mad. And sometimes the madness can lead you to question things in your life, like the love you have for yourself. Or worse, the love of those around you. Overcoming Negative Thoughts I’ve written a few posts on the changes I felt when we first moved to South Florida, and all the changes we went through as a family. But I never mentioned something I held dear to me until recently. After becoming a SAHM, I felt as though I relied heavily on Jeff. I never saw