How to Help Your Child Make Friends

For children, making friends is a vital part of growing up. Even more, it is essential to their social and emotional development. But their social skills don’t develop automatically. How well they learn to make positive interactions with others depend on a variety of factors, including their relationship with their family. Research suggests that parents play a key role in helping children make friends. Here are some tips to get started: Introduce to your child the idea of friendships as … [Read more...]

ABC’s Of Me!

A - Aquarium - I absolutely love aquariums.  They're so calming and I love the colorful fish. B - Bacon - Bacon is amazing.  That is all.  :) C - Courtney - Of course, it's my name! D - Diamond Dash - I'm addicted to this game on my iPhone.  I play it A LOT. E - Evenings - I love evenings because I love curling up on the couch with my husband after our daughter has gone to bed. F - Frankie - Our 2-year-old Puggle is the sweetest, most good-natured dog you will ever meet.  He is so … [Read more...]

Thankfulness

Today has been a very long, frustrating day.  Honestly, I'm so thankful it's over.  Since it was such a rough day I just want to remind myself for what I'm thankful for. 1. My husband - Miles is one of the sweetest, most loving and caring men out there.  I'm so honored to be able to call him my husband.  He's my rock, my soul and my best friend. I love him so much. 2. My daughter - Riley is such a smart, beautiful little girl.  Just seeing her smile makes me forget about all of the bad … [Read more...]