Family Life

Multigenerational Living & Aging Adults • The Simple Parent – Parents Article

When it comes to our busy family life, one thing that makes our lives even busier is multigenerational living! We have three generations living under one roof and it’s a great thing for all of us but can also be a little hectic sometimes. But one of the most valuable things about raising my kids living in the same house with my mother is their awareness of aging and how they are helping my mom through the aging process.I’m excited…

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Summer Learning Made Easy • The Simple Parent – Parents Article

This post was sponsored by Carson Dellosa Education as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. Summer is here and we’re all excited! We’ve already taken our first vacation and have more travel planned! My kids go to a school that runs on a version of a year-round calendar so they will be heading back to school before a lot of their friends. But we still have over eight…

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Ideas for Quick & Easy Summer Entertaining • The Simple Parent – Parents Article

This post was sponsored by Upgrade Your Summer as part of an Influencer Activation and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. The weather is warming up and that means I’ve got summer on my mind. When it comes to the summer break, we love having friends and family over. But that means I’m also watching for products and ideas that help me with easy summer entertaining! Walmart is making it so easy to stock up on great…

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be in it for yourself – Parents Article

Any sort of real, lasting, meaningful, and effective change has to come from within yourself.  If you want something badly enough, you will own it and you will feel empowered to take the next steps and to find a way. This applies to anything from health to better parenting to homeschooling.  Instead of seeing all the obstacles and challenges, you can start to see solutions and steps.  This is the most powerful part of the whole process of being in…

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Stop Looking Busted & Join The Stylish Moms Club – Single Mum, Parents Article

Do you suffer from frumpy mom syndrome and you want to be part of the stylish moms club? I know to become stylish sounds so intimidating to some moms but I promise you I am going to make it easy for you. As a stylish single mom myself I specialize in teaching you how to be a put together mom instead of feeding into the stereotype that you have to walk around in oversized jeans and a sweatshirt with stains…

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Happy Fourth Birthday by Debbie Oberlander | MotherhoodLater.com – Parents Article

Happy Fourth Birthday by Debbie Oberlander Four years ago today, I held my beautiful little boy for the first time.  The nurse escorted me to the operating room at noon for a scheduled c-section, and by 12:45 I had become a mother. I felt the warm skin and tender breath of my son, as his grandma held him to my chest.  Amazed at how quickly and efficiently the delivery took place, I reflected that in less time than I have…

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my teen is lonely! | The Parenting Passageway – Parents Article

It’s itneresting that I hear this not only from homeschooled families, but also from families who have teens in a school setting, and probably more from the families with teens in school.  The teen years can be hard in that teens are often figuring out who they are.  Cliques and bullying can be an huge issue, especially in the middle school grades of 6-8, despite everything said at school about inclusion and being kind to everyone. IN high school, this…

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Video from The Atlantic Addresses Sharenting Issues – Parents Article

Video from The Atlantic. Questions to Consider How do you feel about sharing photos of children before they have a say about what is shared? How might an extensive digital dossier of photos affect a child when he or she reaches elementary or middle school? Should we pay more attention early-on to a child’s privacy […] This is only a snippet of a Parents Article written by Marti Weston Read Full Parenting Article

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5 Reasons Willie’s Grill & Icehouse is Perfect for Families! – Parents Article

One of our favorite things to do as a family is our weekend meal together. We love going out to have lunch or dinner together. There are a few things we look for in a restaurant to make it a good one for our family. On a recent visit to Willie’s Grill and Icehouse, I was reminded why it was a restaurant I’ve been taking the family to for the past few years! If you’re planning to visit your local…

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30 Things to Do With Kids This Summer • The Simple Parent – Parents Article

Share165 Tweet Pin772 Yummly Mix School is out for the summer most places and that means the kids need something to do! Keeping them busy can be hard when they are home all day long. But I have found 30 of my favorite things to do with kids this summer to help you keep the kids busy! It’s a start, right? And even the little ones can get in on most of these activities! If you’re looking for more ideas or…

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