Help Your Child Play Smarter Football with a Grant from Riddell

This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/Riddell. I’ve been a soccer mom, archery mom, baseball mom, track mom and basketball mom, but 2017 marks the first year I’m a football mom. The intense weekday practices, the Friday night lights, the community spirit, the roar of the crowd, and the lineup of players looking fierce in […]

Rural Dads: Creative Play is an Awesome Parenting Tool!

Do you engage your child with creative play?  Studies show that the benefits of encouraging creative play include fostering imagination, building logic skills and teaching your children to communicate more effectively.  These are all great skills they will need in life. There’s even a greater benefit when you spend time with your child participating in […]

Practical Ways to Help an Adult Child Purchase and Settle Into His or Her First Home

Being a parent means you get to be involved in many milestones associated with your kids. From first steps to a driver’s license and graduating from college, these are just some of the events you get to proudly experience as your they progress through life. If you’ve reached the point where one of your adult […]

Are You a #4HGrown Alum? Raise Your Hand!

I am very proud to call myself a 4-H Mom! I also identify as a 4-H volunteer and wish I was a 4-H alum. The way 4-H has enriched our lives is extraordinary. I can’t wait to call myself a 4-H grand-mom when my granddaughter begins her journey with this amazing program. Thanks to my […]