Weekend Links

Making Your Car a Sanctuary at OhAmanda Toddler Biting: Why It Happens and What You Can Do about It at Happy Hooligans Fall Play Dough Recipes at Nurture Store When You're Overwhelmed with the Bad in the World at The Better Mom Did you read … [Continue reading]

Making Toys Count by Christine Satterfield

Before I had my son, I knew nothing about children. I never had siblings or cousins to "practice" on and babysitting wasn't my thing. So the first time I walked into the big baby warehouse with my husband I was floored! Who knew babies needed so much … [Continue reading]

When Do I Take My Child to the Doctor?

source: Micah Taylor via Flickr Creative Commons In February, I had a very sick baby. My youngest child was 11 months old. He was running a high fever that wasn't coming down with medicine. His breathing seemed labored. It was really scary for me! … [Continue reading]

Weekend Links

How to Communicate with 2-to-3 Year Olds at Tipsaholic "Who's it gonna hoight?" at Story Shucker What I Want My Daughters to Know about My Wedding at We Are THAT Family Teaching God's Word through Song on Intoxicated on Life Did you read or … [Continue reading]

Weekend Links

I Am Not Here to Entertain My Children at MomLife Today 10 Times to Teach Politeness at One Time Through 5 Verses to Pray as Your Kids Start School at The Calm of His Presence Dear Children, I Give You Permission to Dream at One September … [Continue reading]

September Is National Honey Month

source: twodolla September is National Honey Month! Why does honey get a whole month and not a day? Who knows!? But since 1989, beekeepers and their bees have been celebrated during September, a month when honey collecting winds to a close for the … [Continue reading]

What IS Labor Day, Anyway?

Maybe it's just me, but when my kindergartner wanted to know why she had Labor Day off from school, I was a little tongue-tied. I'm never quite sure why exactly we have Labor Day! If you're in the same pickle as I am, here are some resources for … [Continue reading]

Weekend Links

Boys and Their Attitudes at Raising Arrows The Importance of the Pasta on the Left at Musings of an Aspie The LEGO Movie Family Discussion Guide at God-Centered Mom How You Can Do Small Things with Great Love at Soul Stops Did you read or … [Continue reading]

Weekend Links

They're Speaking a Different Language, But I'm Still Listening at Home with the Boys Children Are Not Check Boxes at I Take Joy The Beatitudes for Parents at Dulce de Leche Plan Your Homeschool Year in 3 Easy Steps at Serving Joyfully Did … [Continue reading]

More Ways to Feel Guilty: Not Crying about Kindergarten

Libbie kindergarten

My oldest child, our only daughter, Libbie, started kindergarten on Tuesday. Leading up to the day, I felt pretty emotional. I wrote about letting my baby bird fly from our nest and I wondered what it would be like having her away from home so much … [Continue reading]