Don’t Ever Trash Talk Family

Disclaimer: I am writing about family, but just because I’m writing it doesn’t mean that the issues I bring up are going on in mine. I am speaking broadly, to encompass many families that I know, friends families, neighbors families, and co-workers families that I know experience the things I am planning on writing about….

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Families are Different!

We are all born into different types of families. What you do in yours might seem perfectly normal to you, but compared to someone else might be completely different. Growing up, I always assumed that all families were the same. It wasn’t until I was around eight years old, in grade three or four that…

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How to Raise Kind Kids

TEACH YOUR CHILDREN If you want your child to be kind, they have to be taught. Children follow by example, and every single bad habit you do, they can see, and will most likely copy it as well.  Your little mini-me is a sponge, soaking up everything you do, and copying you exactly. There is…

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Pick your Mood!

Yes, you are capable of picking your mood, just like you can pick your nose. It can be done, (even if you have fat fingers! Ha ha) Rude joking aside, it really is up to you to pick your mood. You can’t leave it up to fate or chance, or how you feel when you…

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Put Your Child to Bed

One of the most important things you can do as a parent it to give your kids routine, and that also includes a consistent bedtime. It needs to be set in stone. Of course, there are always exceptions, if you are travelling, on holidays, or away from your home, it might change. But when and…

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Say What You Mean

We are all so incredibly different, but what I think we should all agree on is: say what you mean. Don’t be obscure, don’t beat around the bush, don’t hint, just say it! Hmm, perhaps I should market a hoodie that says “just say it!” Nah, I’d probably get in trouble from Nike for it…

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Teach your Kids how to do Laundry!

Seriously. This is one of the best things you can do for your child. Everyone needs to learn how, even your boys. Laundry is not just for females. It is important to learn how to clean your clothes. Kids grow up, and move out, and they should know how to do the basics of laundry….

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Strict Parenting Doesn’t Work

I am a firm believer in proper parenting, and I believe in having rules for your home. But when you go overboard and above and restrict everything for your children, they are going to rebel. Maybe not right away, but they will grow up with resentments so deep, that it will cause future problems with…

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