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Category Archives: Adventures in Parenting

A Snow Day Game

Snow days are rather fun, when they happen one or two at a time. When they come 3, 4, or even (gasp!) 5 days in a row (and yes, tomorrowView full post »

Convicted

I have a confession. In the last 18 months or so, I’ve become quite the yeller. I knew I was turning into a yeller, and I would chillView full post »

Becoming Social Butterflies

This post is all about helping your child be more comfortable talking with adults. If you’ve been blessed with an outgoing child (likeView full post »

You’re a Supermom

I shared the following thoughts this morning, with a moms group I co-lead. They’ve been brewing in my head for about a week now, and IView full post »

Things I Never Thought I’d Say

There are some things you just expect to say as a parent… don’t touch that, bottoms in chairs, stop smacking your brother, IView full post »

The Speaking Tour

Know what I did last month? Went on a little speaking tour! No, really! Ok, it wasn’t as glamorous as “speaking tour”View full post »

The Time Being Silly Came Back to Lick Me

The boys have been licking my face lately, and I only have one person to blame…. Me. It’s amazing how many “good ideas&#View full post »

Changes – Part Three {Consequences Beyond Time Outs}

This last part in my Changes series is all about how Nick and I will be handling discipline and teaching our boys that there areView full post »

Changes – Part 2 {Screen Time}

Time to unveil Part 2 in the Changes series! If you missed Part 1 (Punch Cards), make sure you go back and read it! Screen Time Tickets MyView full post »

Changes – Part 1 {Punch Cards}

Last Monday Nick and I implemented some big changes here. We’d noticed a few things about the boys and about ourselves and decided aView full post »

I Should Have Known Better

In my mind, “jinx” can mean two things…. 1.) someone is about to give me a coke (but I’d really prefer a Diet)View full post »

Creative Behavior Motivator

The title of this post could easily be “The Awesome Bribe”, but I decided to make it sound less bribey then it actually is. We&#View full post »

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