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Parenting is hard. Period. There is no easy road. No one perfect way to parent. These tip parenting blogs make parenting just a tad easier and a lot more fun.

from A Cup of Jo

Trying Out Slow Parenting

Slow parenting: “I encourage parents to take some time to just watch their children, whether they are playing, doing homework, or eating a snack,” [John Duffy, a clinical psychologist and author of The Available Parent] says. “Take a moment to drink them in. Remember and remind yourself how remarkable your children are. That pause alone, even if momentary, can drive a shift in the pace”…

from The Plagued Parent

You Go Girl

Observations my 15-year old has begun to make are driving her batty.

from The Write Life

28 Parenting Blogs and Magazines That Pay Writers

28 Parenting Blogs and Magazines That Pay Freelance Writers #freelance #writing

from Awana Blog


Earlier this week I read a parenting site blog post called something like “How to Trick your Child into Leaving a Favorite Toy Home from School.” The author then proceeded to give an outline of ways to convince your child that you (the parent) needed the toy to protect the house, do the laundry, etc. …

Why Bedtime Routine is Important "Everything that happens to your child during the day can influence his sleep pattern. Does he spend time playing outdoors? Did he have periods of calm or is his day was full with planned activities and had no time to unwind?"