Tag: Parenting

Many moms struggle with guilt, comparison at Christmas

They say comparison is the thief of joy, and no one understands that more than a mother at Christmastime. Moms with less money might compare themselves to moms with more money, and feel guilty their children won’t be getting the same big-ticket items under… Continue Reading “Many moms struggle with guilt, comparison at Christmas”

Kids Ergo — the end to fidgeting at the table?!

KidsErgo — the end to fidgeting at the table?! {Heather's Handmade Life}

No more crouching and kneeling on their kitchen chairs or tipping them back so far we think someone’s going to get a concussion.

The trouble with school pictures

The trouble with school pictures {Heather's Handmade Life}

Photographers who take school pictures, why do you hate us? Parents, I mean. I understand taking school pictures probably isn’t easy — and that you have a lot of sticky children to usher through your lineup, probably on a tight timeline in between lunch… Continue Reading “The trouble with school pictures”

How to know what your kids want for Christmas

How to know what your kids want for Christmas {Heather's Handmade Life}

The messages were beeping in, one after another, until I clicked over to the Facebook thread between me and a few friends to see what the panic was. It was not an emergency. It was that no one had any idea what to get… Continue Reading “How to know what your kids want for Christmas”

10 lessons learned while breastfeeding

Lessons learned while breastfeeding {Heather's Handmade Life}

I breastfed my two children for a combined total of 29 months and I learned a LOT along the way — mostly that it’s really obnoxious when parents refer to everything in months instead of years. While it wound up being the right decision… Continue Reading “10 lessons learned while breastfeeding”