And Then There Were Two: When Absentee Parents Return

So, let me get this straight. Now that the hard work--late night fevers, bad dreams, runny noses, and anxiety attacks--are over, now you want to step in and pick up where you left off?! Really?! Like riding a bike huh? You hope to jump right in to do what exactly? Save the day? Be the … Continue reading And Then There Were Two: When Absentee Parents Return

Top 3 Things Not to Do If Your Ex Acts Like a Toddler

“Thanks so much for picking up the kids this week” “Ahh, no problem. They’re my kids too.” “Yeah, I know but work has been crazy this week and well, thank you.” “Anytime. I love being invited to their games and what not.” What Not To Do If the Ex Acts Like a Toddler | Successful … Continue reading Top 3 Things Not to Do If Your Ex Acts Like a Toddler

Great Parenting Made Easy | Parenting with Love and Logic | Best Kept Secrets on Parenting

Great Parenting Made Easy We're parents now. Whether that was a SURPRISE on all fronts or a planned decent into the world of liquid poop, vomit and zombie-esque trances brought on by too little sleep and not enough coffee on the planet to make a difference. Yup, we're in charge now. Ready or not, we … Continue reading Great Parenting Made Easy | Parenting with Love and Logic | Best Kept Secrets on Parenting

Raising Civil Siblings – Yes, It’s Possible.

Raising civil siblings isn't something you try, it's something you commit to do--day after day after day. It's certainly not the easiest path to travel but it's definitely, the one that's worth it. - How to Raise Siblings that Actually Like Each Other, November 14 Siblings that Like Each Other? Yes. It's Possible Welcome back!! In the … Continue reading Raising Civil Siblings – Yes, It’s Possible.

How To Raise Siblings that Actually Like Each Other

Today, I want to tackle a question that I get asked often: how do you get your kids to like each other so much? When I was first asked this question, I did what any parent in my position would: I hemmed, stammered, stuttered and then laughed uneasily. The more people pressed me for my … Continue reading How To Raise Siblings that Actually Like Each Other