A Letter To My Teen How She Inspire’s Me

I started my family late in life. It wasn’t necessarily planned that way, it just took me that long to meet the man who would become my husband and father of my children. Grant it, we didn’t wait long to start a family. Nine months after our wedding night we had our first child, our daughter […]

Teens Make Poor Choices – Use Them As Teaching Moments

Teens make poor choices, sometimes really dumb one’s. We have conveyed words of wisdom on them over the years. We’ve shared personal failures, as well as consequences of poor choices – and how we have grown and learned from them. We have spent their whole lives molding, shaping, and guiding them into a capable young adults. We […]

Encouraging Summer Adventure For Your Kids

Whether your children enjoy creative building or an outdoor exploration Galileo Camps has no problem encouraging summer adventure regardless of their favorite activities. Encouraging Summer Adventure Camp For Kids As a kid, I loved building forts to sleep in. In fact, I would find a way to attach multiple blankets to the railings on our porch in […]

Ideal Summer Camp For Your Kiddo’s – Avoid Brain Drain

Summer brain drain is a known fact kids experience during summer break when not engaged in some type of learning. Unfortunately the days of putting away the books throughout the whole summer is really not the best thing to do for our kids. According the American Educational Research Association, students who do not continue with […]

Creating Fun Shopping Games With Kids Gets Things Done Faster

Grocery shopping with kids is not always the easiest way to get your shopping done. For me at least, it usually takes twice as long to get my shopping done, plus I walk out spending more and usually forget things on my list! However, recently when we were at Walmart doing our shopping, I decided […]

Choosing Healthy Summer Snacks For Busy Days

I cannot even believe we are going into the second full week of July. This summer is flying by way too fast. School let out late for us, June 10th, because of days the schools closed due to severely cold weather. The kids are on swim team each year, which starts the week after Memorial […]

Choosing The Right Cell Phone For Your Tween

I honestly had hoped to not cross this bridge with kids and cell phones until high school, if at all possible. However, next year Megan will be walking to school when she starts Junior High, so choosing the right cell phone for her has become essential. Choosing The Right Cell Phone For Your Tween It’s funny […]

Dealing With Anxiety In Your Child – A Mom’s Perspective

Parenting is challenging enough, but what if you were told your “worrier” actually has Generalized Anxiety, Panic Disorder, and possible ADD? Dealing with anxiety in a child has a profound amount of obstacles, some we’ve learned how to deal with and others we are still figuring out. As an adult who is starting a family, […]

Raising A Tween Should Come With A Handbook

Do you ever question whether or not your parenting skills are up to snuff? My tween is making me question myself about 30 times a day. If only raising a tween came with a handbook, I think life would be so much easier! Raising A Tween Requires A Handbook I have to admit there are […]