No one says parenting is easy, but we make it harder on ourselves when we choose discipline that brings the whole family down. So… Next time you’re fuming, stop and think, “Will this punishment be a bigger headache for me than for my child?”
Author Archive | Ashley
I admire those parents who craft each piece of food into a cute animal. But I will never be that parent. I buy things he likes (or things I think he might like) and put one small serving in each compartment. Sometimes, I cut them into bite sized pieces to add more speed to the […]
It’s spectacular during the other seasons, too. My husband and I left the kids at home for a long weekend in August. Our route took us over Kebler Pass, a two-lane, gravel road that traverses stunning Aspen stands. In Crested Butte, we hiked the wildflower-laden ski hills, watched mountain bikers and wandered the town. We […]
Before you balk, my mom has cheated death more times than I can count. She knows this. Everyone who knows her knows this. I joke with her all the time that I’ll be putting this or that in her eulogy. She laughs and adds to the list. So, don’t worry. I’m not killing my mom […]
Her writing has changed her. “I am someone else,” she says. She is fearless. She is strong. And she can change the world with her pen. Thank you to Cirque du Soleil for providing tickets to this event. The thoughts and opinions are 100% my own, and we at COSMB always partner with brands we […]
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Do you love saving money as much as I do? I have compiled a list of my favorite ideas for you.