Reblog: Law of Attraction for Kids | Parent and Child Goal Setting

The start of summer vacation to me is like a second New Year’s Day! It’s coming up soon and it’s time to get in a different mindset. Law of Attraction for Kids | Parent and Child Goal Setting — Read on family.lifeideasinsider.com/law-of-attraction-for-kids-parent-and-child-goal-setting/

Truth

I’ve learned recently it’s not about what you say. It’s about what they hear. The other day at breakfast my husband told my daughter not to stuff her face at breakfast out at a local diner. What my daughter heard was you’re fat. Now. The circumstance was that we were about to pay the billContinue reading “Truth”

A great outlook ahead of us

My daughter’s softball career is about to take off. After COVID ruined out 2020 season, we are now gearing up for 2021 with a great outlook ahead of us. In the last few weeks we’ve had an influx of players to our team and my daughter who is 10 is being set up to playContinue reading “A great outlook ahead of us”

I doubt that’s how it works exactly…

What are your thoughts on affirmations? I’m not sure I am all about them at this point. I mean I know if you have a positive mindset you can put yourself into a better mood, but can you really manifest something by merely stating it over and over again? I doubt that’s how it worksContinue reading “I doubt that’s how it works exactly…”

Average might just be success in a different light

In an era when expectations are getting more mediocre and softer, I’ve come to the conclusion that average might just be success in a different light. That is, when I’m talking about my son who has dyslexia. We can all talk about how we want our kids to grow up to be successful. After watchingContinue reading “Average might just be success in a different light”

Growth is such a funny thing.

The tiny seed knew that in order to grow it needed to be dropped in dirt, covered with darkness and struggle to reach the light. Sandra King Growth is such a funny thing. When the kids were born, especially my first, I had no idea what I was doing. I had babysat before and doneContinue reading “Growth is such a funny thing.”

It wasn’t me. It was a raccoon.

If only you could get away with this answer for everything. My son was only four of the time he gave this answer. He had no idea at that point of personal responsibility, but the post that I found in my timehop app today can start a great discussion on Personal Responsibility. I found aContinue reading “It wasn’t me. It was a raccoon.”

365 Podcasts A Year — Motivation Week

Sharing podcasts that might interest the readers of this blog brings me joy! This week is motivation week. I know that this time of year with the unpredictable weather and the stress of passing the 1 year COVID mark has gotten us all down a bit. Keep your chin up and listen to some greatContinue reading “365 Podcasts A Year — Motivation Week”

That Last OK

In the article 13 Common Parenting Tips the Experts Think It’s OK to Ignore, one of the 13 stuck out to me. We recently had a “come to Jesus” meeting with my daughter and son. They seemed to think that when we tell them to do something it’s us ASKING for them to do it.Continue reading “That Last OK”

Mom: The Myth. The Legend.

In 2020 I wrote a post about a falsehood people believe about motherhood. In It is a 24/7 job for the rest of your life… I talked about how being a stay at home mom is easy. My conclusion was that motherhood itself isn’t hard, but what is hard is that it is NEVERENDING. FromContinue reading “Mom: The Myth. The Legend.”