Ugh last night started something terrible. Me and Tyler were sitting down and looking at baby names and already trying to find the perfect one for our little one. There seem to be no compromise in sight and I was just getting a little annoyed. He was picking names that you heard kids in school get picked on with. (Alastar Banner Brinkley, really?) So I decided to for the time being to forgo the first name and bounce to the middle. I wanted to do something classy like one of our fathers or grandfathers names.
The calico cat and the gingham dog or your kids? In the midst of their argument it can be hard to tell the difference. Jody Pawel shares tips that enable children to solve sibling conflict respectfully.
The new year is a time when you may feel inspired to start a diet, begin exercising, take control of your finances, or organize your closets. It's also a good time to have a "re-do" on your relationship with your ex.
So, I am 16 weeks pregnant. I am very excited, not nervous yet. I was engaged before I found out I was pregnant, well I ended that about four or five days ago when I had had enough of being miserable. I was not happy with him at all, I wish I had figured this out beforehand. But I am a firm believer that everything happens for a reason. So, he wants joint custody of this baby, and I do not want him to. I guess you would have to know him to understand why I do not want him to have joint custody. I guess I can say that I never really loved him at all.
An important point to remember is that while our kids are born with the potential for empathy and generosity, those traits aren't guaranteed.
Sure it's great to be a mom, but it's also one of the most stressful, exhausting roles on the planet.
The real secret here is to try and minimize conditions that break down sibling relationships that can cause long-lasting resentment.
Toddlers: they're adorable, lovable, and absolutely precious (at least most of the time -right?). They're also unpredictable, impulsive and can be absolutely exhausting.
Do you have a biter on your hands? Biting is among the most bothersome and embarrassing kid behaviors.
Families today are busy. With after school sports and other activities driving of our lives, a sit down dinner often falls off the "to-do list." But a family dinner is more than just eating vegetables: dinner is an important protective factor in maintaining the health and well-being of your children.