Category: family

How to handle being upset with your spouse

Let them know you are upset and need space – This is so important. You need to let the person know that you are upset and need space. Don’t just storm off without saying anything or start treating them badly and expect them to know something is going on.  Take a breather – You need […]

How a date night helped my marriage for the better

Our second date in almost a year! When my parents offered to babysit so we could have a lunch date, I was so excited! Then I started to think of other stuff I could do.  I could catch up on sleep. I could take a nice quiet bath. I could finally get some cleaning done. […]

Redirection actually worked on my almost 3 year old today!

My toddler will be 3 this week! I can’t get over how fast he is growing. We have been struggling a lot with the “terrible twos” for months now. We have been dealing with screaming, some hitting, spitting, crying, tantrums, telling us “no” and so on. We have tried the following… 1. Time out with […]

Help! Sick kids!

This month has been a rough one when it comes to sickness. Let me explain… My toddler Jacob got a cold My baby Isaac caught his cold Jacob got a fever Isaac got an ear infection  Jacob still has a cough from the cold  Isaac catches another cold Jacob gets an ear infection  Isaac’s cough […]