Most of us know, children do not need screen time to learn. I feel very strongly that children who play outside are doing what is best for their physical and mental health. I want my child to enjoy childhood the old fashioned way. I want to be the best parent I can possibly be; and I want my child to grow and learn in the most healthy way possible. This post has affiliate links. Purchasing … [Read more...] about Five Ways To Balance Tech Time and Play Time
"Why did it rain today?" I heard this question come from the back seat as I was driving this afternoon. My four-year-old, Xavier, has a lot of questions lately. I have to admit, I often don't have the answers. He asks me how things are made and who made (insert random synthetic object). But this one, this one I thought -I kinda know this one . . . so I attempted a response. After a litany … [Read more...] about Does God Have a Magic Wand?
This post contains affiliate links. If you purchase from clicking, I get a small percentage, but the price for you is the same if you went to amazon a different way. Thank you for your support! "Put that back" . . . I said it last night at Kohl's and I am saying it more and more as my son and I go into stores. This time it was a Clifford stuffed animal. I couldn't keep the smile in my heart … [Read more...] about Going Back In Time: Being a Kid with Our Kid
In the beginning of January I wrote a post titled, "When New Year's Resolutions are out of Your League . . .". In that post, I chose a few simple resolutions that I would do my best to work on in the month of January. Here's a short recap: Go to Adoration - I made it there once, and when I arrived Jesus wasn't exposed in the monstrance! I called the rectory and my pastor answered. I … [Read more...] about Taking 2016 One Month at a Time: February Resolutions