Eighteen years. That’s the most, as parents, we typically get with our children — to call them ours, to raise them, to hold them close. And it all goes by in a flash. But there are effortless ways to connect with your kids in that precious time. They’re simple moments, conversations, and activities that don’t […]
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Many would say that I am pretty extreme when it comes to car seat safety. Like, “you want to rear-face your child until they are FOUR?!” Yes, yes I do. And that’s because I care about my child’s life and using best practice, not just most convenient practice. So now with cold weather upon us, […]
My name is Kara. I am an INFJ. It’s taken over 2 decades to fully understand myself and I realized that in cracking the code of my personality, I had the key to understanding both my greatest parenting strengths and my utter weaknesses. Understanding myself through my personality traits has not only helped me relate […]
The day my oldest daughter was born, the weight of motherhood set in. I could feel the responsibility of life on my chest, the responsibility to raise her, and the responsibility to nurture her little soul. I suddenly had a future flashing before my eyes where I dreaded the day I would first lose her […]
Potty training hacks are for everyone. In fact, it doesn’t matter if you believe in potty training or potty learning. If you are a follower of the 3 day potty training method, believe in starting them from birth or really young with elimination communication, or just wait and let them learn and choose to do […]