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Terrific Two’s

Terrific Two’s

I do think toddlers are terrific.  That doesn’t mean that I don’t recognize how difficult a two-year-old can be at times.  If she were not, there would probably be something…

I Promise

I Promise

I love the idea of making a pledge to a baby before birth or shortly after.  It reminds me of the resolutions we make on New Year’s Day.  Though we…

Rainbow Bridge

Rainbow Bridge

Each of my daughters met, fell in love with, and married men who had children. Well, not the usual kind of children. One had a large brown dog named Samantha…

Who’s Responsible?

Who’s Responsible?

I hope you have had the opportunity to take in some of the patriotic decorations around the area the past few weeks. If you have not, put it on your…

Summer Water Safety

Summer Water Safety

I suppose almost everyone has heard about the little two-year-old who was attacked and killed by the alligator in Florida while his family was on vacation from Nebraska. My heart…

Do You NIP?

Do You NIP?

If you have to ask what that means, you probably don’t.  It stands for “nursing in public.” Yes, here I go again.  I can’t tell you too often how very…

Your Children Need You

Your Children Need You

Heart attacks can happen to anyone at any time. If you are overweight, a smoker, sedentary, under stress, etc. you need to consider making changes in your lifestyle. Your young…

One of THOSE Days!

One of THOSE Days!

Ever have one of those days when everything that can go wrong does? I had one several weeks ago. I got out of bed to get a morning glass of…

Carry it Right

Carry it Right

How will you carry your baby once he is here?  It may seem like a silly question at first, but given a little thought, you will realize the importance of…

Thankful for L.R. Knost

Thankful for L.R. Knost

As you know, by now, I’m a big fan of L.R. Knost.  Her books include: The Gentle Parent: Positive, Practical, Effective Discipline; Two Thousand Kisses a Day: Gentle Parenting Through…