All About child rearing

How You Know You are Raising Whovians

I know that NerdFamilyDad and I are raising our children different than many people but it is shocking some times to see it come out;)! We aren't trying to raise Whovians per se but it…

Read More

10 Tips & Truths for Potty Training

1) There isn't a way to potty train! There is not 1 magic method or tact that works at a certain age or with every kid! This is just hints and tricks. 2) Go with…

Read More

6 Steps to Teaching Chores

My goal as a parent is to have self sufficient kids, preferably by high school so we can test out those adult powers before they leave;). But how do you get a child from toddler…

Read More

Kindergarten Didn’t Make Me Cry

I am very proud of myself. My youngest (and last) kid officially started kindergarten when she was promoted to the kindergarten Sunday School. Since we homeschool that is our promotion day. While it felt very…

Read More

Tips for Working Out at Home

Ok, I thought this was hilarious! His tips are a little useful but his delivery is great! Perfect for a little Hump Day Humor!

Read More

The Ups and Downs of Zelda

Let me preface this with the fact I have never denied. Kids are a little nutty. But even knowing that I am often surprised by them and how they handle things. Take this morning for…

Read More

The Heart of the Matter

I hear about kids not liking to read very much and I am often asked how to change it. The first thing I suggest is that parents change their perceptive and focus on the real…

Read More

How much support is okay?

I am a big believer that children should not have to take on their parent emotional problems. I personally was relied upon too much as a child for emotional support. The Kelly Clarkson song Because…

Read More

A Valuable Parenting Lesson from My 8th Grade Geometry Teacher

I learned a valuable parenting lesson from my 8th grade geometry teacher. I learned to not obsess on how my kids organize but how they can use what they have to produce what they need.…

Read More

Accept the No!

When you tell your child to do something do you give them the reason why? Is the reason why they obey without fighting? Here are my 2 cents. This is just how I am, I…

Read More