Ask Annah: How Do You Inspire Your Children to Do Their Chores?

Annah Elizabeth Ask Annah, Family, Parenting Leave a Comment

“Encourage and support your kids because children are apt to live up to what you believe of them.” ~ Lady Bird Johnson, Former First Lady Like yours, our family always had something happening. School and school functions to meet those academic, social, and physical facet needs. Recreational sports and leisure activities to nurture those physical, social, spiritual, and emotional needs. …

Privileged

Annah Elizabeth Happiness, Happy Happens ™, Parenting 3 Comments

Dear Journeyer, Sometimes we find ourselves swept up in day-to-day drudgery, dreams, and drama. This past week was filled with all of those. I spent most of the week catching up after being away at the National Grief and Hope Convention. Some of those activities included minutia like unpacking, doing laundry, putting away shoes and suitcases… There were pleasant doings …

Better Than Any Beating; a Different Kind of Punishment for Our Kids

Annah Elizabeth 2 Comments

  Parenting can be a tough gig. And Tough Love an even rougher ride. But it’s all a vital part of parenting, an essential element in teaching our children about the important stuff in life. You know, stuff like vajayjays and other things, like how to fish… As such, I loved reading this Circle of Mom’s piece on one mother’s creative …

Teaching Our Children to Fish

Annah Elizabeth Uncategorized 9 Comments

I’ve always called a spade a spade.A vagina a vagina. And a penis a penis. This morning I stumbled across a mother’s forum where a woman asks for pet names to call her children’s privates. She states that she always felt awkward when her mom used the word vagina, and she didn’t want to put her daughter through that discomfort. Oh, …