Category: Mom Tips

Trick To Get Kids To Flush The Toilet

  I can’t even tell you how many times a day I use to walk into a bathroom and find the last visitor left without flushing! Just how difficult is it to flush a toilet?  I get that my kids are little but a 10-year-old, 7-year-old or 4-year-old ought to be able to pull a lever. It’s got to be easier than clearing the table and I can get them to do that – most of the time. I thought I was the only parent who struggled with this. While perusing Facebook I saw that my friend Lara was having...

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3 suggestions to enhance a mom’s early morning routine

You know those mornings that you wake up to your children. A little high-pitched voice comes from a short, shadowy person standing uncomfortably close to your face, “Mommy, I’m hungry. I want breakfast.” You groan and roll over, but they are persistent — and hungry. You mumble something about how you’ll “be right there,” or how “it’s really too early for breakfast,” and then manage to pull yourself out of bed and enter the lion’s den. In the morning, I’m groggy and my brain doesn’t work quickly. I lack patience and don’t handle things like a kitchen full of hungry kids...

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