Parenting and Kids Resources



Raising children is probably the most challenging job for parents but raising them alone and being responsible for so many aspects of their development can be harder than expected.

New single moms facing the caring and nurturing of a newborn alone can find answers to many questions and read many stories from other moms and professionals ready to help. Parenting advice and tips are always welcome but can mean survival for the single mom handling homework, play dates, growing pains, TV censorship, teen topics and special need children. Parenting resources offers a wealth of information on caring for children with disabilities and challenging topics. Car seat safety information can save lives and Internet safety can keep our children protected against the new world of open communication and information at the click of the mouse.

Fearless

You know how a child asks to push them faster on the swings? They seem so fearless in their joy of reaching new heights and never question how high they should go…It reminded me of the other day. I was with my daughter in law and her two children and we also brought my nine month old grand-daughter along in  Read More »

A Victim No More

I wonder how many mother’s caught the latest Life-class with Oprah and guests? It’s always a positive to see programs and discussions empowering women, everywhere. In particular all the single mom’s out there. I was struck by the numbers of mom’s who felt so victimized. My heart always goes out to those who are struggling, challenging themselves everyday, to make  Read More »

The Wonders of Springtime

The Wonders of Springtime

You know what they say… never lose the child inside of you. That couldn’t be more true when I think of the changes and joy this season brings to all of us. This is the time of year, for new beginnings and change is all around. Nature is blooming, animals are bearing their young and people want to feel refreshed  Read More »

Your Toddlers Birthday Parties

Your Toddlers Birthday Parties

When I was running my Home Daycare business, I noticed how many parents went overboard planning their children’s birthday parties. I never understood why so many parents pressured themselves to out do each other. In my daycare a child’s birthday was a fun and wonderful celebration too, but it was very simple and homemade. First off, we all decorated that  Read More »

Envision Yourself to Happiness

Envision Yourself to Happiness

When my youngest turned two, I was at a crossroads in my life. My marriage was falling apart, my dream of my idyllic family life came crashing down. I, like many other women, wasn’t ready to take the lead with all those responsibilities on my shoulders, alone. I remember when I was a young teenager, hearing the phrase, “God doesn’t  Read More »

When Things Go Right

OK

I know, it’s rare, but you know what? It does happen, every now and then. I was visiting my daughter who just had her second baby. A friend of hers stopped by and we got to talking about parenting. She was in her late twenties, married, with one child. She was telling me how difficult it was to keep up  Read More »

February’s Kid of the Month

Savannah Jade Ruiz

Savannah Jade Ruiz is February Kid of the Month. Savannah Jade Ruiz is 2 yrs old. As lil as she is you wouldn’t imagine how big of a personality she carries. This little girl is smart, beautiful, talented, & the most loving. Little girl. She makes me and everyone around her smile. She doesn’t have her dad in her life  Read More »

Wishful Thinking

Wishful Thinking

I want to be a good person. I don’t need a lot of money. I don’t need to be the center of attention. I don’t need to be a version of what others think I should be. I just want to be me. I have loved being a mother.  I want to be a good role model, even though my  Read More »

The Red Balloon

The Red Balloon

Recently I was telling my 4 year old grand-daughters a story about a lady bug. I told them, … “Once upon a time, there was this little lady bug walking around on the ground. She looked up in the sky and saw the most beautiful, giant, red balloon. She said to herself, I wish I could hold a balloon, but  Read More »