Choosing a Coach/Teacher…How to Find the Right Fit

I look back on it as one of my biggest parenting mistakes ever. Perhaps it is my worst mistake. At the time, I wasn’t sure what was the best thing… View Post

Competitive Sports for Kids {the Good, Bad, and Real}

Competitive sports for children are starting younger and younger. More children are starting playing competitive sports and younger ages and more leagues are dropping the age minimum for playing on… View Post

PLAY IDEAS & OUTINGS FOR A 1 YEAR OLD {Guest Post}

by Katrina Villegas   Hi Everyone! I am the newest member of the Babywise Friendly Blog Network, and I’d like to take a minute to introduce myself. My name is… View Post

Good, Better, Best

Back in 2007, before I even started this blog, I heard a talk given titled “Good, Better, Best” by Dallin H. Oaks. The opening line was “Most of us have… View Post

Planning Lessons/Sports/Activities–Choose the Right Time of Day

Let me tell you a little secret. The time of day you schedule activities such as lessons or sports really does matter. The time of day will have a huge… View Post

What Age Should Children Start Activities?

As you cute little one grows older, you will find yourself wondering what age is appropriate to start activities like dance, sports, and/or music. Or maybe your cute little one… View Post

Managing Children at Sibling’s Events

As your children get older, a challenge you encounter is what to do with a baby, toddler, or even preschooler at a sibling’s event. Events can be everything from a… View Post