Unplugging from Technology

I almost missed this week's Blog Challenge about Unplugging because I was unplugged! :) The Daddy Blogger family is on a family road trip to the Okanagan this Labour Day long weekend stopping in Kamloops, Salmon Arm, Armstrong, Vernon, Kelowna, Penticton, and Osoyoos before returning to Vancouver on Tuesday morning. One of the reasons for going on family trips is to unplug from technology, get … [Read more...]

Positive Communication

Welcome to the Peaceful Parenting Challenge Blog Carnival: Week #7 - Watch Your Language This post was written for inclusion in the 10 Week Peaceful Parenting Challenge Blog Carnival hosted by Prenatal to Parenting. This week our participants have written about using positive language with others. We hope you enjoy this week’s posts and consider joining us next week when we share about a week … [Read more...]

Positive Self-Talk

Welcome to the Peaceful Parenting Challenge Blog Carnival: Week #6 – Developing Positive Self-Talk. This post was written for inclusion in the 10 Week Peaceful Parenting Challenge Blog Carnival hosted by Prenatal to Parenting. This week our participants have written about Developing Positive Self-Talk. We hope you enjoy this week’s posts and consider joining us next week when we share about a week … [Read more...]

Practicing Presence

Welcome to the Peaceful Parenting Challenge Blog Carnival: Week #5– Practicing Presence This post was written for inclusion in the 10 Week Peaceful Parenting Challenge Blog Carnival hosted by Prenatal to Parenting. This week our participants have written about Practicing Presence.. We hope you enjoy this week’s posts and consider joining us next week when we share about a week of Developing … [Read more...]

Slowing Down

Welcome to the Peaceful Parenting Challenge Blog Carnival: Week #4– Slowing Down This post was written for inclusion in the 10 Week Peaceful Parenting Challenge Blog Carnival hosted by Prenatal to Parenting. This week our participants have written about Slowing Down. We hope you enjoy this week’s posts and consider joining us next week when we share about a week of Practicing Presence. This … [Read more...]

Practicing Mindfulness

Welcome to the Peaceful Parenting Challenge Blog Carnival: Week #3 - Practicing Mindfulness This post was written for inclusion in the 10 Week Peaceful Parenting Challenge Blog Carnival hosted by Prenatal to Parenting. This week our participants have written about Practicing Mindfulness. We hope you enjoy this week’s posts and consider joining us next week when we share about a week of Slowing … [Read more...]

Deep Breathing Challenge

Welcome to the Peaceful Parenting Challenge Blog Carnival: Week #2 - Deep Breathing This post was written for inclusion in the 10 Week Peaceful Parenting Challenge Blog Carnival hosted by Prenatal to Parenting. This week our participants have written about mindful breathing. We hope you enjoy this week’s posts and consider joining us next week when we share about a week of Practicing … [Read more...]

Peaceful Parenting

Welcome to the Peaceful Parenting Challenge Blog Carnival: Week #1 Creating Awareness. This post was written for inclusion in the 10 Week Peaceful Parenting Challenge Blog Carnival hosted by Prenatal to Parenting. This week our participants have written about creating awareness. We hope you enjoy this week’s posts and consider joining us next week when we share about a week of Mindful … [Read more...]

Working from Home with Kids

I recently submitted my insights into being a work from home dad with kids around. It's definitely rewarding (yet at the same challenging) working while you have a little one year old daughter around. More and more people who have small business end up working from home. Plus, in the summer, when children are around, it gets even harder. Here are my Top 3 Tips for working from home with kids … [Read more...]

How to be a Parent

Today, I had the opportunity to take little Rianne to a parenting education class. It's a weekly group that meets on Wednesdays from 1-2:30 pm near Joyce Skytrain Station. The topic today was on "baby temperaments." I learned a lot about our daughter today through the facilitator and the other parents. There were big poster papers with a temperament spectrum and we wrote our babies name on where … [Read more...]

Reflections on Christmas

December is one of the busiest months of the year. With Christmas rapidly approaching there is always so much to do. There is lots of shopping, seeing Santa, putting up decorations and the tree, going to end-of-year parties, visiting family & friends, driving around to see the Christmas lights, helping the homeless, cooking the turkey, planning for 2013, etc. So, in the midst of the busyness, … [Read more...]