It's official. Every school in the Magic Valley is back in session. Twin Falls School District has been in session for almost 3 weeks while Xaviar Charter School and Filer School District are just beginning.
I will be the first to admit that before I had children I swore I wasn't going to bribe them. Then I started potty training and out came the candy. By the time my kids started school I was bribing them, or as I like to call it...rewarding them, with toys.
Helping a child at a park just seems like the right thing to do, right? Apparently, this isn't always the case. Last month, my family and I were at a park in Washington. A little boy approached me and asked me to lift him onto a swing.
Like most children, my kids love their screen time. Rather they are watching TV, playing a video game or playing a game on a tablet...they are happy if they are in-front of any screen. And like most moms, I worry about the amount of screen time my kids get.
We all post pictures of our kids on Instagram or on Facebook. It's our way of keeping our out-of-town friends and family caught up on what our kids are doing. But, have you ever wondered if these pictures will embarrass your kids later on in life?
You've heard of baby-proofing your home right? Well, parent-proofing is very similar. The only difference is you have to hyper-clean your entire home, I mean everything, or else they will find it. AND you have to hide all the "adult" items. Plus you nee…
Growing up in Florida, I swam in a LOT! So we'd eat lunch or something, then I can remember every parent saying "wait at least a hour before you swim, or you'll get a cramp." Now that I look back, is that even true? What other lies have I been told when …
You listened to your parents when you were a kid because it was life or death: eat, sleep, brush, clean yourself, close your mouth when you eat, stop saying that Kendra! Oh sorry, had a flashback. But when you get to a certain age, there are times you need to NOT listen to your parents.