Stories tagged: Mama Bear Moxie
Sat., May 4, 2019, 5 a.m.
I have fantasized of having a Mother’s Day where I got to go away for the day, or even the weekend, to spend all to myself. I could sleep in, …
Fri., April 19, 2019, 3:41 p.m.
Spring is not my favorite season. However, I have come to appreciate it over the past couple of years by watching how much my husband loves spring.
Fri., April 5, 2019, 2:01 p.m.
Maybe “normal” isn’t the right term for it but I knew that what I was feeling wasn’t right.
Fri., March 29, 2019, 1 p.m.
Geocaching is basically a secret treasure hunt all over the world.
Fri., March 15, 2019, noon
If you are thinking of booking a cruise, here are the top 4 things that you need to know.
Fri., March 8, 2019, 4 p.m.
I am tired of buying new technology that just doesn’t stand up to life. I am tired of forking out hundreds of dollars for plastic pieces that fail because companies …
Fri., March 1, 2019, 4 p.m.
How can my kids be living in a world where they don’t know what a busy signal is?
Fri., Feb. 15, 2019, 3 p.m.
I would much rather my kids participate in something that they love rather than make them go out for the sport that I think they should do
Fri., Feb. 8, 2019, 4:44 p.m.
I found myself apologizing for having cash, then I realized apologizing for offering money for a product is absurd.
Fri., Feb. 1, 2019, 4 p.m.
Parenting doesn’t get easier, it just changes.
Fri., Jan. 18, 2019, 2:04 p.m.
I have read many parenting books over the years and have found that most of them can be quite helpful when raising kiddos.
Sat., Jan. 12, 2019, 6 a.m.
However, last year, I decided to make a simple, dedicated choice: read more.
Thu., Jan. 3, 2019
I have to say my Spokesman readers are some of the more vocal readers of my columns.
Sat., Dec. 22, 2018, 8 a.m.
Making new friends as an adult is just awkward sometimes, but it is oh so important.
Sat., Dec. 15, 2018, 8 a.m.
There are classic types of parenting styles like attachment or positive parenting but I wanted to spend some time today discussing the dangers of modern types of parenting.
Sat., Dec. 8, 2018
I find myself always looking for ways to make the holiday season more special for my kids. There are always plenty of things to do and events to attend but …
Sat., Nov. 24, 2018
I will never apologize for sticking up for myself.
Sat., Nov. 17, 2018, 1:27 p.m.
But, I’m putting my foot down this year. Here’s my list of reasons why I’m going turkey-less:
Fri., Nov. 9, 2018, 12:03 p.m.
I tend to have high expectations on most everything in life. I have high expectations of myself, my husband and my kids. I have high expectations on how I think …
Fri., Nov. 2, 2018, 5 p.m.
In our household we have had many conversations about the differences of our kids. We have redefined the term “smart” in our household and have decided that it isn’t just …
Fri., Oct. 26, 2018, 3:18 p.m.
I have tried numerous chore charts for my kids. Some have partly worked and some have not worked at all.
Sat., Oct. 20, 2018, 7 a.m.
I was reminded, yet again, you can learn a lot about a person by what they purchase at a store.
Sat., Oct. 13, 2018, 6 a.m.
Over the years, I have done a wide variety of extra jobs that helped bring in some extra cash. There was one thing I learned from all these jobs: There …
Sat., Sept. 29, 2018
When you adopt many people will tell you different things. You’ll hear all about the worst adoption failures out there as well as what people think about adoption. You’ll be …
Sat., Sept. 8, 2018, 1 p.m.
The library is a fantastic maze of information…go get lost in it!
Sat., Sept. 1, 2018, 1 p.m.
Mama Bear Moxie
Wed., Aug. 22, 2018
Tips and tricks to save money on the back to school shopping trip.
Fri., Aug. 17, 2018, 11:38 a.m.
Here are a few tips to help preschoolers gain a bit more independence and make your job easier as a parent.
Sat., Aug. 11, 2018, 5 a.m.
I wanted to share my thoughts to both parents and incoming freshman who will be moving to college soon.
Sat., Aug. 4, 2018, 7 a.m.
I started noticing that my immediate first thought was, “You can’t be serious. How does this kid know anything?” and then I stopped and realized how wrong that idea is.