Fatherhood: Get out of Bed

Fatherhood: Get out of Bed

Our family was in Seaside Oregon to celebrate a birthday.  After a long day and a late night, we settled into the hotel room.  I knew the next day would be another busy day filled with activities and the kids playing with their cousins.  I was ready to sleep; it felt...
STEM Toys – Worth the Money?

STEM Toys – Worth the Money?

Are S.T.E.M. toys worth the money? Many retailers are trying to keep up with the ever changing educational practices.  The new buzz term is STEM, this stands for science, technology, engineering, and math education. All schools are incorporating more STEM classes into...
My child is in a relationship I do not approve of

My child is in a relationship I do not approve of

How to help steer your child when they are in a girl/boy relationship you do not approve? When we are reading bedtime stories to our youngsters, some of us think about what the future may hold for our amazing little children. We also hope that they will fill their...
5 tips to maintain a positive relationship with a teenager

5 tips to maintain a positive relationship with a teenager

How to develop or maintain a positive relationship with teenagers Almost all parents go through the same types of situations with their children as their children grow up. First, it’s discussing your child’s nap schedules or feeding schedules. Then, it moves into what...