A Few Tips for Grumpy Parents

No one wants to be a grumpy parent. Here are a few ways you can snap out of it! Every parent will have their bad days now and then. That is just part of parenting. If grumpy parenting moments become frequent in your home here are a few ideas on what you can do to…

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Family Fun In Seattle

Visit The Olympic Sculpture Park with Your Kids This is one of my favorite places in all of Seattle. Why, because there is so many different things to see. At the Olympic Sculpture Park you can see trains, giant art, water, logs, dogs, bikes, people, boats, and mountain view all from one awesome place. There…

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Power Struggles— 5 tips (explained) to avoid them.

Power Struggles— 5 tips (explained) to avoid them. One of my most valuable parenting tools is a PDF worksheet I came across years ago, by Jane Nelson. For those of you who don’t know about Dr. Jane Nelsen, she is one of the founding authors of the Positive Discipline books that are based on research from the 1920’s that…

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Mismatched Memories + the Sock Pile

I am a mess. Not is a debilitating way, but messy. All parts of my life are just not put together the way some people I know compulsively keep things in order. I have always wondered how they do it. Judged myself on why I can’t seem to keep it all together.  The not being…

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