BBQs and Babies: The Summer Showdown

(Image Courtesy of Shutterstock, via PJ Media) Finally, the warm weather has arrived! Tis the season for BBQs, pool parties, and weekend gatherings galore. In life before children, there wasn’t a care in the world when it came to summer fun. You did what you wanted and that was that. But life with little ones…

Positive Discipline for Realistic Parents

(Image courtesy of Shutterstock, via PJ Media) Prompted by a call from a disgruntled friend who had a nightmare weekend out of town with an unruly young child (whose parents did not one thing to discipline her antagonistic and abusive behavior), I recently wrote an article about parents who don’t say “no” to their kids.…

Let Go and Let Baby

(Image care of PJ Media via Shutterstock) Just the other day I was so productive. I cooked a great meal, cleaned the apartment a bit, ran errands, wrote a blog post, and handled some paperwork for our mortgage application. I somehow managed to shower, put makeup on, and slip into a shirt with no drool…