Here is a secret to enjoying children: parenting in a slowed down life is 10 times more fun than parenting rushed.
When our children are young we put them in cute outfits with matching socks. We arrange playdates for them, and we bring out trays of healthy little snacks. The sun just shines. And we have no idea how cute this age actually is. Then one day your cute child has turned into a teenager. The… Continue reading Twelve strategies for parenting teens.
Do you dream of working less and having more time for relaxing or for adventure? Or do you just wish you could kill some debt and have less pressure? There are endless creative ways to drop the cost of living without suffering and I thought I would compile all the ones we use in a… Continue reading 35 things our family spends less on – so we can live more!
We have four daughters. It isn’t just a matter of four kids who are girls but an entire lifestyle! Raising women is no small feat!
When we are young parents and we have a precious little bundle in our arms we can’t imagine that one day that child might live really far away, maybe even on the other side of the planet! It is unfathomable that the distance between us and our child could one day be a 20 hour… Continue reading Long distance parenting. How to survive, and thrive. ❤️
This mouse-wheel looks pretty cute but when you feel like you are on one it isn’t cute! Most families I know are exhausted right now at the end of the year. They have been running and rushing all year through a litany of events and pressures. From work, family life, school events, extra curricular activities,… Continue reading Slowing down in a fast world part 2.