Let’s talk about expectations for a minute. When I say I taught my children to do their own laundry, I don’t mean I taught them to do laundry like I do laundry. To be honest, the boys are TERRIBLE folders. The 5-year-old is the worst. Their shirts look more like a wad of clothing than a neatly folded shirt. But I’ve learned to let it go.
A few weeks ago, I was making my bed and realized how much work I would have to do around the house if I did everything for everyone. Imagine if I cleaned every toilet, made every bed, washed every piece of clothing, and cleaned every dish. Because I work full-time...
I almost cried at the polling station today with my three children standing near me.
All around me stood people who were most likely voting differently from each other.
There were elderly citizens using walkers to get to the voting booth. A high school student in front of me was voting for the very first time. I wasn’t the only mom with kids taking it all in through their small eyes.
It’s summer time which means kids are at home. This is the ultimate guide to show you how to get your kids to do chores without going broke! Learn my system that manages itself and teach your children the value of work.
Seeing all of downtown Kansas City used to be a bit of a challenge. Now, it’s super easy (and economical!) to take the KC streetcar with kids to literally see EVERYTHING there is to see in downtown KC.
Tonight I did something a little different as I tucked my kids into bed. We'd been with others from Emmaus Church helping paint to get the building ready for the official launch in January. Well, we mostly stayed out of the way while the professionals painted. The...