Help Your Kids Beat the Bedtime Blues

(Editor’s note: Lima shares some night-time sanity-saving strategies. Thanks Lima!) Bed-time can be battle-time for many parents. Settling your children down with a nice bedtime story seems a simple enough idea in principle. But when your child has dragged themselves into the living room for the umpteenth time, insisting they don’t feel tired, and can […]

When Your Child is Afraid of the Dark

(Editor’s note: Please welcome Leslie with her post on fear of the dark. Thanks Leslie!) When I was a little girl, I was very scared of the dark. While my mother only allowed me to watch age-appropriate movies, I imagined the “bad guys” from the animated films were hiding in the shadows and that creepy […]

We’re Talking About Parenting Peeves

Hey, over at GNMParents (now ForeverParenting) we’re talking about your biggest parenting pet peeves. Won’t you join in and tell me yours? Hubby’s pet peeve is pretty similar to mine. “When it’s bedtime, it’s bedtime. Go to bed, boys!!!” Earnest Parenting: help for parents who want their children to go to bed.