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The grown ups (that’s you!)

Before critiquing, correcting, or criticizing I will ask myself, “Is this really an issue or is it just annoying me?” […]

A quick reminder before we get started that our FREE positive parenting webinars with TODAY Show parenting contributor Amy McCready are […]

Happy “Take Your Daughters and Sons to Work” Day! I don’t know about you guys, but I have vivid memories […]

Image Credit: © Suzette Pauwels (text & graphic added) | 01.01.11 | CC by 2.0 Are you a positive discipline disciple? If so, […]

Image Credit: © Suzette Pauwels (text added) | 01.09.11 | CC by 2.0 Today I have something uber useful for you guys – […]

Did you guys know the time to adjust our clocks for Daylight Savings Time is once again coming up next […]

Happy Thursday guys. Any big plans for the weekend? I’ll be wrapping up some loose ends getting ready for baby […]

In other news, I’ve been having lots of fun writing about my pregnancy for eHow’s Mom Channel lately.  My latest […]

image source When you think “kid-friendly holiday”, New Year’s Eve probably isn’t the first thing that springs to mind.  But […]

Bet you didn’t think the words “gratitude” “chore” and “game” really went together did you?  With all the holiday stuff […]

Happy Friday guys – hope everyone had a wonderful Halloween! Now that the sugar-rush has (hopefully) subsided, I wanted to […]

Fourteen hours, two young children, and two parents packed into one car. This obviously calls for a survival guide. Every […]

When it comes to family planning, to date I have been a very private, if not down-right sneaky, individual – […]

I finally did it – I got rid of the old green couch (which was essentially a glorified dog bed) […]

Happy New Year everyone!  How was your New Year’s Eve?  If you’re an MPMK facebook fan, then you already know […]