How to Teach Your Toddler to Be Quiet in Church Services

How to Teach Your Toddler to Be Quiet in Church Services When it comes to having toddlers in worship services, there are two schools of thought: Toddlers cannot gain anything from attending church services with their parents, and should go to the nursery or children’s church. Toddler can be taught from a very young age…

#1 Hack to Avoid Public Restrooms with a Toddler

Whether you are taking a newly potty trained child out or your toddler won’t use the public toilet because it is big, scary, and loud, public restrooms with a small child can be an awful experience. I mean, if you REALLY think about the number of random strangers who put their business on a toilet…

How to Make Kool-Aid Playdough Without Cream or Tartar or Boiling Water

Looking for a great Kool-Aid playdough recipe that does not use boiling water or cream of tartar? I have the perfect recipe for you! My two youngest wanted red Kool-Aid playdough this afternoon, so we whipped up a batch using this recipe. No cream of tartar. No boiling water.  It only took a few minutes….

What to Do When You or Your Kid Becomes Psychotic

What to do when you or your kid have become totally psychotic. Physochotic- A mental disorder characterized by a disconnection with reality.  Recently, one of my children (who shall remain nameless), completely flipped their lid over what basically amounted to nothing. For the sake of privacy, I won’t get into the details, but just know…

How to Homeschool Your Child for Kindergarten

How to Homeschool Your Child for Kindergarten Today, my five year old officially graduates homeschool kindergarten. It has been such a fun year of teaching him. Kindergarten is one of my favorite grades to homeschool because while the effort is small, the rewards are huge. There is just nothing like seeing your child’s face light…