How Family Meetings Have Helped Our Family Connect

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We decided a few months ago to test the waters with a family meeting once a week. Our kids are now 10, 7, 3 and 1. Of course the toddlers don't really participate, except with the interjections of oh spilling water or throwing crackers. The older kids are getting to an age where so much is going on, it's hard to keep track of it all. Add in new chores and allowance - we … [Read more...]

Massive Lego Spill Stops Traffic

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My kids absolutely love Legos, but I do have to say -- every time I see their lego creations, I can't help but think of the pain those things cause to my poor bare feet. It's inevitable. They love these plastic toys so much and it keeps them quiet for hours. I'll keep enduring the pain from their lego spills, I just wish the Dyson sucked them up! Wouldn't that be fabulous? … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Teach Your Child Unconditional Love

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UNCONDITIONAL LOVE : affection with no limits or conditions; complete love I am not a perfect parent. I fail miserably each and everyday. While this job is hard and emotional, it's the most rewarding thing I have ever done in my life. My kids, they aren't perfect either. They make mistakes and mess up our house each and every day. Each morning I have no idea what chaos … [Read more...]

Money Doesn’t Grow on Trees and Other Things Your Toddler Needs to Know About Money

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How many times have you uttered the words.... Money doesn't grow on trees?  I know I am guilty of saying that, oh at least 5 times each grocery store trip - and who knows how many when we are at the mall or Target. Kids just don't get it... but then again, I guess it's our job to teach them about money.  What should you be teaching your child about money and when? Check out … [Read more...]

The Blogger Behind the Blog

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While here, my typical game is parenting,  technology and mom style  - I guess I should step out from behind the blog so you can meet me, the blogger. Meet the Blogger Konichiwa! I am Molly, the resident blogger here at Digital Mom Blog. I'm 33 years old, 1/4 Japanese (hey I'll take what I can get) and married to my geek husband Sean for 14 years. We have 4 of them kids … [Read more...]