Tag Archive: parenting

Crashing Down

(A special re-posting. As I take a little blog break, this post came to mind after recent events both personal to me and those that others have endured. This absolutely frames my perspective when it comes to parenting and I get mired in the every day. When I stop to reflect, I realize (as I’m…

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3 simple ways to stay connected and healthy in the New Year

2012 is just around the corner and I don’t know about you but we’re still basking in the warmth of a wonderful Christmas spent with family. We would really prefer to linger in our PJs all day long, sip hot chocolate (coffee for me), and cuddle by a warm fire. But…time marches on and as…

Merry Christmas and a few of my favorite things

It’s Christmas Eve and the kids are crazy excited. I love this feeling in the air…love, joy, warmth, and excitement. I hope this finds you snug within the confines of your family circle, enjoying some well deserved down time. Just thought I’d share with you a few of my favorite things, the ones that are…

Thankful for these moments

I love Thanksgiving. Love being around family. Love relaxing with the kiddos. Love the delicious food and even better conversations. Thanksgiving means warmth and love to me and what could be better than that? Here are 5 moments I’m thankful for. Right here and right now. And, in the chaos that the holidays inevitably bring,…

Revealing the truth about bedwetting

Bed-wetting elicits feelings of guilt, helplessness, and shame among children and parents. Yet, it is benign and commonplace. How common? Fifteen percent of 5-year-olds will experience it. There is no need for guilt, shame – or worry, for that matter. Dr. Mom is here to debunk the common myths surrounding bed-wetting and reveal the truth….