Tag Archives: parenting

Are these time saving tips for parents crossing a line?

Any parent can tell you that time becomes a precious commodity once children enter the picture. From being late for nearly everything to having to schedule that rare Date Night, parents will do almost anything in order shave some time out of their otherwise demanding schedules. But when does the fine art of finding more […]

Will the real adult please stand up?

Will the real adult please stand up?

Will the Real Adult Please Stand Up? By Melissa Mowry of One Mother to Another I fumble around in the darkness, trying to locate the light switch in the pitch black of the master bathroom. I can’t risk the light waking the baby, who is finally, blessedly asleep in the bassinet next to our bed, […]

5 Ways to teach your kids the power of optimism

The most amazing gift in life that I can give my kids – besides my unconditional love, of course – is the power of optimism. When a kid has the super hero-like power of optimism he can handle any of the tussles that life will surely throw his way. Optimism is that fundamental belief that […]

10 Things to do when you’re stuck inside during a snowstorm

10 Things To Do When You’re Stuck Inside During A Snowstorm Click To Tweet I think of snow as Mother Nature’s glitter bomb. It is lovely to look at from behind the safety of a window but once you enter it you become wet, frozen, and miserable. I dread snowstorms now that I have kids […]

7 Lessons of motherhood

HOUSE GUEST: My fav BDN writer is sharing 7 lessons in motherhood today! Click To Tweet Even newspaper reporters have fans and I am a fan of ROOTED IN ME writer Natalie Feulner. Her work covers issues that as a mother I care deeply about. Natalie brings attention to the rise in the use of […]

7 Dumb parenting decisions that seemed like a great idea at the time

7 Dumb Parenting Decisions That Seemed Like A Great Idea At The Time Click To Tweet I do not care what anyone tells you, no parent anywhere has an ever-loving clue what the hell he or she is doing at any given time. Decent parents will approach every decision they make with respectable intentions while crossing […]

Five ways being a mom changed me that I didn’t expect

HOUSE GUEST: Five Ways Being A Mom Changed Me Click To Tweet HOUSE GUEST: Pattie Reaves from AFTER THE COUCH! I am so pleased to introduce a local favorite at the Bangor Daily News, Pattie Reaves from After the Couch, a blog that documents are journey toward living a healthy lifestyle after losing a remarkable 50 pounds! […]

4 Things about childhood that have changed forever

4 Things About Childhood That Have Changed Forever Click To Tweet HOUSE GUEST: Lauren Cormier of Oh, Honestly! I am giddy this week because I snagged one of my FAVORITE Bangor Daily News Mom Bloggers to guest post for Housewife Plus this week! Please, seriously, grab a glass of wine, a cozy seat, and read […]