Setting Family Goals This Year

Category: Children, Mother
Mommy and the Joyful Three12/21/11 It is time for a new year; time for resolutions and reflecting. My children are too young to truly understand the concept of resolutions. I am not big on resolutions myself. Positive change should be stated by actions more than oaths spoken in the moment.

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Talking to Your Kids about September 11th

Category: Children, Mother
Mommy and the Joyful Three09/02/11 How can we communicate the emotions that came as we watched the events of 9/11 unfold … to our children? The hurt, fear, and hope are at times just as raw now as they were then. Parents should take the opportunity to explain what happened to children –

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Celebrating Jesus’ Birth with Your Kids

Category: Children, Mother
Mommy and the Joyful Three12/20/17 Christmas activities for toddlers and preschoolers that focus on Jesus’ birth have been on my mind all season. So, I’ve been making a huge effort to build our Christmas celebrations around Jesus’ story, not the legend of Santa Claus. My initial idea led

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