Pudding and fruit parfaits – use clear glasses or clear disposable cups for easy cleanup. Pudding and cookie crumb parfaits – use up those broken cookie pieces. Berries and whipped topping – serve in a bowl or an ice cream cone. Refrigerated cookie dough… Continue Reading “11 Quick & Easy Desserts”
1. Not every minute of a child’s life has to be filled with “productive” activities like classes, lessons and sports. Children need time to be alone, to explore, to be quiet and thoughtful. 2. How to explain basic Christian doctrines or truths, in simple… Continue Reading “10 More Things Parents Should Remember”
New York Times bestseller author Jo Frost, a.k.a. Supernanny, has some excellent advice for parents. While I don’t agree with everything she does I believe her ability to capsulate her philosophy into her TOP TEN RULES is useful. Here are her TOP TEN RULES… Continue Reading “Top Ten Rules for Mealtimes”
10 Super Important Things Parents Should Remember It’s okay to get messy—that goes for kids, parents and homes. The best way to end a doctor’s or dentist’s appointment is with ice cream. How to listen with both of their ears and with their hearts.… Continue Reading “10 Things Parents Should Remember”
With honor and appreciation to the Moms and Dads who serve (or have served) our noble country in uniform. I thank you. What greater example of patriotism can your children ever see? From The Poet Patriot WE STAND Through the pledge, through… Continue Reading “For Moms & Dads Who Serve Our Country”
For the dads who are struggling with their role, please watch this short film. It is 15 minutes long, but it has the potential to change your life–and the lives of your family. If it speaks to you, or if you think it… Continue Reading “The Father Effect”
My gift to all of you DADS out there.
“…it’s important for parents to be parents and to take time for training their children. Mutual respect should be enforced at all times.” “…provide an environment of mutual respect, kindness, and balanced discipline when it is needed. You see, behavior is learned.” (From page… Continue Reading “Who’s In Charge Here?”