• As I breathed in the early morning air, the fragrance of honeysuckles washed over me. Bathed in nature’s aromatherapy, I savored every breath, ...
    Savoring the Season
    By Jill McSheehy
    August 14th, 2014

    Moms of Preschoolers
  • “Mom!!!” Alyssa called to me from the dining room. Frustrated at the umpteenth interruption while I was trying to write, I bitterly responded w...
    When a Response to Interruptio...
    By Jill McSheehy
    August 07th, 2014

    Moms of Preschoolers
  • "No, honey, not like that. Like this." Ten half-pushed imprints of circles encompass my daughter Polly's Play-Doh at the dining room table. I place my ha...
    Press all the way down ~ Paren...
    By Gillian Marchenko
    August 21st, 2014

    Moms of Preschoolers
  • When my youngest child and only daughter celebrated her 18th birthday, I found myself feeling sentimental and reflective. My baby girl was officially ...
    Time is Short
    By Mindy Ferguson
    August 28th, 2014

    Moms of Preschoolers
  • One of my dearest life-time friends, Sarah, is about to give birth this week to her third baby. Three world changing children known as Emma, Ethan and...
    If I Could Do It All Over Agai...
    By Carol McLeod
    September 04th, 2014

    Moms of Preschoolers
  • Children are a gift from the Lord: they are a reward from him. -Psalm 127:3I had a mother and her preschooler in my office this week. In the middle of...
    Red-Faced and Remembering
    By Mindy Ferguson
    September 25th, 2014

    Moms of Preschoolers
  • He looked at me with those big, brown eyes. . .“It’s just you and me mommy.” I couldn’t tell if he was happy or sad that we were left togethe...
    Back to Preschool: 5 Things to...
    By Jessica Wolstenholm
    September 11th, 2014

    Moms of Preschoolers
  • It’s been said about parenting that the days go by slow but the years go by fast. With every milestone a child hits, this thought seems to ring incr...
    Preparing for Preschool
    By Michelle LaRowe
    September 18th, 2014

    Moms of Preschoolers
  • I felt God nudging me as I listened to our youth pastor share the conversation he’d had with kids in our youth group. This guy really wants to know ...
    The Most Important Question
    By Jessica Wolstenholm
    October 02nd, 2014

    Moms of Preschoolers
  • When The Cape Doesn’t Fit When I first began working from home, I thought I could do it all. Take care of our home, run a business and have time le...
    When the Cape Doesn't Fit
    By Jill Hart
    October 16th, 2014

    Moms of Preschoolers
  • Children and Christmas - 6 Ideas to Spark a Giving Spirit Growing up as an only child, the world seemed to revolve around me ... especially at Christ...
    Children and Christmas - Ideas...
    By Jill Hart
    November 13th, 2014

    Moms of Preschoolers
  • When my firstborn was in preschool, I desired deeply to help her understand the meaning of Christmas. Surrounded by blog posts and Pinterest pins fill...
    A Family Advent Experience
    By Jessica Wolstenholm
    November 20th, 2014

    Moms of Preschoolers
  • It was Thanksgiving 1997. I had a 3 1/2 year old and a barely 1 year old underfoot and had decided I was going to make the annual Thanksgiving Dinner f...
    Why You Shouldn't Compare Yours...
    By Shelley Hendrix
    November 27th, 2014

    Moms of Preschoolers
  • Drawing Near with Little Ones in TowThanksgiving has come and gone and you may be hustling to get your home ready for the Christmas season. It can be ...
    Drawing Near with Little Ones ...
    By Jessica Wolstenholm
    December 04th, 2014

    Moms of Preschoolers
  • The 3 R's to Getting Kids Back on Track ~Whether it’s after the holidays or a school or family vacation, getting the kids back into their normal rout...
    The 3 R's to Getting Kids Back ...
    By Michelle LaRowe
    December 25th, 2014

    Moms of Preschoolers
  • When Your Best Laid Plans Go Undone ~Sometimes I find it laughable that I even try to do things “well” with two small children. I browse Pinterest...
    When Your Best Laid Plans Go U...
    By Jessica Wolstenholm
    December 11th, 2014

    Moms of Preschoolers
  • SHE IS...A CARTOGRAPHER Do you know what a cartographer is?! It is a person who makes maps … in other words … a mom is excellent and experienced ...
    She Is a Cartographer
    By Carol McLeod
    December 18th, 2014

    Moms of Preschoolers
  • A mom is a warrior who fights for her children on her knees. From the day that your child was conceived until the day that you, the mother, go to hea...
    She Is...a Warrior!
    By Carol McLeod
    January 01st, 2015

    Moms of Preschoolers
  • Don’t let the “I’m hungries” ruin your day. Well-fed rested and well-fed kids are better behaved kids. Having a variety of healthy snacks av...
    10 Healthy Snack Ideas for On-...
    By Michelle LaRowe
    January 08th, 2015

    Moms of Preschoolers
  • My youngest just turned 4, and though I realize he’s still a far cry from driving, shaving and telling me he’s going to marry that girl no matter ...
    The Play-Doh Nazi
    By Heather James
    January 15th, 2015

    Moms of Preschoolers
  • “Watch how I draw the K. You start at the top and go to the bottom….” “Mommy, don’t watch me,” Alyssa grinned. I turned my head until sh...
    Is My 4 Year Old Already a Reb...
    By Jill McSheehy
    January 22nd, 2015

    Moms of Preschoolers
  • Whining! It has a way of grating on your nerves and drive a momma up the proverbial wall. How do you stop a two year old from whining when it’s ti...
    10 Ways to Win the Whining War
    By Stephanie Shott
    January 22nd, 2015

    Moms of Preschoolers
  • There he was, eyebrows furrowed with an anxious look for approval as he stood there gazing at his daddy. He was wearing his daddy’s shoes, laughing ...
    Because You’re Raising a Min...
    By Stephanie Shott
    February 05th, 2015

    Moms of Preschoolers
  • Pregnancy is different for every expecting mother. Whether pink lines, a plus sign or a doctor’s diagnosis is the way you discover you are pregnant,...
    10 Things to Consider When You...
    By Stephanie Shott
    February 19th, 2015

    Moms of Preschoolers
  • At parenting workshops we often ask the question, “What is the goal of your discipline?” The basic answer we most commonly hear is best summarized...
    What Does Your Discipline Teac...
    By Jim & Lynne Jackson
    February 12th, 2015

    Moms of Preschoolers
  • Every parent wants obedient children. But the parent who wants an obedient child without putting in the hard work to earn that child’s trust is on s...
    When Kids Misbehave, Throw The...
    By Jim & Lynne Jackson
    February 26th, 2015

    Moms of Preschoolers
  • Have you ever forgotten to get dressed in the morning?I have. Yep. This morning I forgot to get dressed.I realized it as I was loading my kids into th...
    I Forgot to Get Dressed Today
    By Katie Gibson
    March 05th, 2015

    Moms of Preschoolers
  • Recently, on a weekend when all our kids were home, we dug out the family videos for a trip down memory lane (or, in the case of our daughter-in-law, ...
    How to Deal with an Attention ...
    By Jim & Lynne Jackson
    March 12th, 2015

    Moms of Preschoolers
  • I really wanted to crawl under a rock the day my two sons decided to play tag in the middle of the grocery store and almost ran over a sweet elderly l...
    5 Ways to Teach Your Children ...
    By Stephanie Shott
    March 19th, 2015

    Moms of Preschoolers
  • What we say and how we say things to our kids matters immensely. With so much potential influence to what we say, it’s important to make sure that w...
    Words matter!
    By Jim & Lynne Jackson
    March 26th, 2015

    Moms of Preschoolers
  • The Boogeyman, the monsters under the bed and the hideous looking clown from a friend’s birthday party – they’re all so scary. Especially for...
    7 Ways to Help Your Children O...
    By Stephanie Shott
    April 02nd, 2015

    Moms of Preschoolers
  • Children are often afraid of things that aren’t real, things that could never happen and things that don’t make sense. Some of their fears are ir...
    No Fear
    By Stephanie Shott
    April 09th, 2015

    Moms of Preschoolers
  • There are challenging kids, and there are “over-the-top” challenging kids. If standard parenting approaches just don’t work, or if you resonate ...
    Don’t Punish Your Child’s ...
    By Jim & Lynne Jackson
    April 16th, 2015

    Moms of Preschoolers
  • I want my children to not only understand what integrity is, but to live in such a way that when others question what integrity is, those who know my ...
    5 Ways Moms Can Counter the Sp...
    By Stephanie Shott
    April 23rd, 2015

    Moms of Preschoolers
  • Do you want your children to grow up to have a strong faith, live godly lives, be courageous for the cause of Christ and serve the Lord all the days o...
    10 Tips to Help You Raise Lead...
    By Stephanie Shott
    April 30th, 2015

    Moms of Preschoolers
  • “Oh, honey, come here. Let’s fix that.” Or, “Hey kiddo, let’s clean up that mess.” Nearly every parent has repeated phrases like these, p...
    Does Your Help Actually Hurt Y...
    By Jim & Lynne Jackson
    May 07th, 2015

    Moms of Preschoolers