Do you dread time changes every year? Do your kids have a hard time acclimating? We have been there. I know the first couple of years were spent with lots of crying and whining. Continue reading How to Help Children Acclimate to Daylight Savings Time Change
Every Christmas for many, many years, children have always asked for the same thing: toys. It’s a staple of Christmas day. The children wake up, rush out to see what’s under the tree, and open up their toys.
Whether the toys are made with new, top-of-the-line technology, or something simple and classic like a Frisbee, children will enjoy anything Santa brings to put under the tree. But you want to be armed with ideas for your gift giving purchases.
Every year, people strive to better themselves physically by getting in better shape. You can accomplish this without just buying a gym membership. It can be very fun getting into shape by engaging in sports and outdoor activities, especially with your friends and family. Continue reading 2017 Sports and Outdoors Gift Guide
Halloween is right around the corner. Are you ready? I’ve searched and found 10 items that look “spook”tacular to me. Do you agree? Continue reading 10 Top Picks for Halloween
Disasters can happen at any time. Hurricanes, tornadoes, snow storms, wildfires. Are you prepared? Continue reading Disaster Preparedness – What Supplies Do You Need?
Oh the joys of family life. I love my extended family dearly, but it’s true what some say. After a few days, it is time for everyone to go.
I am an extreme introvert. I don’t like a lot of noise. Yes, I have 3 boys, but after so many years I can usually tune them out. I think most moms get to this point with their own children. Continue reading 4 Items to Consider When Family Comes to Town
I’m sure you are wondering about the title of our blog. We had 3 kids in 15 months, making a family of 5. It was a big adjustment. Married in 2001, 1st son in 2002, and then twin boys in 2003.
Who We Are:
We are Fred and Kim. After going through 15 years of parenting highs and lows, we decided to start a blog to help others. We plan to have articles on the early, middle, and teen years. Each stage has its own challenges, and we have always said that things don’t get better, they get different. We never liked it when people would say, “It will get better.” Some things may become easier, but then there will be new challenges. Continue reading Welcome to 3 in 15 makes 5: A family blog