It's high time to start thinking about summer plans for the kiddos! Choosing the right camps might seem like a daunting task, but no need to worry. This article offers you concrete tips for choosing the right camps for your kids. As a mother of four, I understand the feeling of urgency, and I'm ready to help ensure your kids have a fantastic summer camp experience.
This week’s featured partner is Courtney Harris Coaching.
For the past two days, I had the privilege of volunteering at my children’s elementary school. In our small, rural community it seems that everybody knows everybody. However, after spending some time with the students, it became very clear to me that I don’t know as many people as I thought I did. While I won’t share any real names or personal information, I do want to tell you about the lessons spending time with these awesome kids taught me.
For many parents, whether or not to put their child into an early childhood education program before he or she begins school is a tough decision. Many parents find themselves wondering the following:
Being a parent is hard work.
It's often said that parenting is the hardest job out there. While I tend to think farming or other labor intensive jobs might not always be a bundle of fun, I do tend to agree with this statement. While parenting doesn't always have the physically taxing piece, the mental exhaustion and the em otional part gets me every time. I've met parents who absolutely love being moms and dads, but I have never met anyone who has told me parenting is easy. I often tell people that my children are my greatest joy and my greatest challenge. Boys and girls aren't any different. They are just super fun and seriously maddening in different ways.
Pride and Joy
My kids are my pride and joy. They remind me not to take the world too seriously and they show me the value of being silly. Just like any parent, I want my children to be wildly successful and thrive in life.
May is Foster Care Month.
Foster care is a beautiful and difficult thing. In the United States, roughly 428,000 children are in the foster care system. In 2015, that number climbed as high as 670,000. On average, children who enter foster care remain in the system for at least two years until they are reunited with their families, adopted, emancipated, or otherwise. (Source)
In April, we celebrated Autism Awareness month, and while we are a little late getting this post up, we felt it was important to highlight. Autism is affecting families now more than ever before so we felt it was better to be a little late than not address it at all. So with that being said, let's check out this thing called autism.