Author Archive: KimmieJ

Married, new mom, full time teacher and part-time writer, embracing motherhood with both hands! Kimmie J

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Bringing out the Mad Scientist in Your Child

Bringing out the Mad Scientist in Your Child

| February 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

As parents we have the power to steer our children’s minds in the direction of being closed or open minded to new things.  We are their first foundation to view the world. They pick up our expressions and feeling s of excitement from us.  They can also feel and read our negative energy levels. What […]

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Baby Sleep Training Methods

Baby Sleep Training Methods

| January 25, 2012 | 2 Comments

Need Some Sleep?  Let’s just say…I don’t know since about the beginning of the last trimester of pregnancy, you haven’t slept well. Don’t you love it when people walk up to you at 35 weeks pregnant and they ask “How are you feeling?” The first thing that runs through your head is “Like crap thanks!” […]

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Bargaining or Bribery Where do you Draw the Line with your Children

Bargaining or Bribery Where do you Draw the Line with your Children

| January 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Picky eaters, stubborn kids….you name it parents truly have the stories to share about their little ones. As we all venture down this parental journey, it’s important that we don’t loose sight on the “big picture.” It does not matter if you’re married, divorced, single parent or just the baby sitter sometimes we find ourselves […]

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Speech Milestones My Child is not talking yet?

Speech Milestones My Child is not talking yet?

| November 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

Why Some Children Are Slow to Talk?
As mothers it seems like there is always something to worry about…. Ok, so maybe I should rephrase this; there is always something that we need to be on the lookout for. One of the most important is your child’s speech and language skills. A child’s first communication skill […]

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Separation Anxiety How to Deal with it

Separation Anxiety How to Deal with it

| November 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

As your child’s first birthday rapidly approaches you tend to notice not only physical changes,  but more importantly his/her personality. The things you used to do in the past like (use the restroom while in their swing, or change the load of laundry while they sit in the play saucer) becomes quite trouble-some.  Your child’s […]

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Baby Proofing your home from Household Poisons

Baby Proofing your home from Household Poisons

| October 26, 2011 | 1 Comment

The time has come when it’s time for me to start thinking about BABY-PROOFING my house with safety latches and locks.  My little one is getting the point were moving and grooving is a part of everyday life.  We’re not crawling just yet, but as each day passes the rolling and knee scooting is getting […]

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Pumpkin Patch Memories

Pumpkin Patch Memories

| October 25, 2011 | 1 Comment

Ah, fall is in the air.  What better way to welcome the arrival of the cooler weather than enjoying one of fall’s fun filled family festivities – going to the pumpkin patch!
This past weekend we took our little one for the first time to the local pumpkin patch. The thrill and excitement has been building […]

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Bumbo Baby Seat Love Ah….Not So Much!

Bumbo Baby Seat Love Ah….Not So Much!

| October 10, 2011 | 4 Comments

The time has come you just found out you’re pregnant and its time go to your local baby superstore and register. As part of my baby registry I decided to register for the Bumbo Baby Seat along with all the other hundreds of items.
The Bumbo Baby Seat was created in 1996 by a grandfather named […]

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Help with Spelling Advice from a Teacher

Help with Spelling Advice from a Teacher

| October 5, 2011 | 0 Comments

The after school chaos is a common occurrence in my house! I am always looking to find ways to streamline some things in our house so that we have time for fun things! Here is what usually happens “Mommy, Mommy, I need help with my spelling – oh yeah I have a test tomorrow”. So […]

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Lion King 3D Family Movie Night

Lion King 3D Family Movie Night

| September 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

Make it a Disney Family Movie night or a Date Night…..”The Lion King”….is now in 3D!!!
Simba, Nala, Scar and others are back in the 1994 Disney Oscar winning film. This time its big screen release is now in 3-D. CNN reports that the first weekend box office totals were $29.3 million. This just proves the […]

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