Spring Break Activities for BIG Families

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Looking for spring break activities for families? But what if you have a large family? Are you looking for things to do with all your kids without breaking the bank? Spring Break Activities for Large Families DAY AT THE PARK - A cheap and easy spring break activity to do with your large family is to spend a day at a local park. You can pack a lunch, snacks, and drinks. … [Read more...]

Easy Dr. Seuss Green Eggs and Ham Recipe

Check out this easy green eggs and ham recipe for a Dr. Seuss party

After searching for Dr. Seuss food ideas, I finally found the easiest Dr. Seuss green eggs and ham recipe! You see Dr. Seuss' birthday of March 2nd touches a special memory in my heart of the grandfather my children never met. Every year, I celebrate with my kids with a special edible Dr. Seuss food menu…because of their grandfather's epic recipe fail of green … [Read more...]

Parenting Using The Whole Brain Child – Book Review

Have you read THE WHOLE BRAIN CHILD: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind? This best-selling parenting book by psychiatrist Dr. Dan Siegel and psychotherapist Dr. Tina Bryson has excellent advice on parenting that is based on the science of the brain.  The authors teach 12 parenting techniques that can help children deal with fears and … [Read more...]

Is Time-Out the Best Method to Discipline Your Child?

Is using time-out for discipline hurting your child?

Is time-out really the best method to discipline your child? My little boy would NEVER stay in time-out when I had to discipline him!  The ordeal of constantly moving him back to his time-out chair with his emotions (and mine) escalating exponentially became a horrifying punishment, not only for him but for me as well. (Admittedly, it was a good workout, especially if I had to … [Read more...]