Category Archives: Connected Parenting

Our first Connect Class

Switching gears to a subject other than sweet baby chicks, we have been busily preparing to lead four families throughView full post »

The easy yes

She asked if she could join me in painting as I worked on a chalk paint project on the front porch.  I embarrassinglyView full post »

Gone fishin again

This was the third year (here’s 2015 and 2016) the older boys have gone fishing with the Brotherhood of theView full post »

Game night

After the littles were put to bed and we binge watched several episodes of Once Upon A Time, we pulled out the monopolyView full post »

It’s Official!

After 2 months, 70 hours of course work, and over 30 hours of in-person class time, we are officially Empowered toView full post »

Parenting Is Your Highest Calling {Book Review}

‘Parenting Is Your Highest Calling’ And 8 Other Myths That Trap Us Into Worry And Guilt For some reason,View full post »

Summer school

We are moving right along in our Empowered to Connect Train-the-Trainer course!  We just started Week 3 and I have toView full post »

Saying Yes

Last week, one of our assignments for the Empowered to Connect Train-the-Trainer course was to spend a day sayingView full post »

Back to school

Yes, that’s correct!  For a short time at least.  Hubby and I were selected for the Empowered to ConnectView full post »

Sugar & Spice and SIX!

This precious girl celebrates her SIXTH birthday today!  She is blossoming into a beautiful young lady and I have theView full post »

Our Outdoor Classroom

We have a lot more opportunity to learn about our environment now that we live in the country.  I’d rather skipView full post »

Fishing weekend

The boys went away to another fishing camp near the Catoctin Mountains last weekend.  If you remember from last year,View full post »

Her last one

She left for her last official Daddy-Daughter Dance about an hour ago.  I couldn’t help but feel a littleView full post »

Big Step!

After almost a year, with a lot of hard stuff thrown in, DH and I finally got out for a DATE last weekend!  WithoutView full post »

A trip of a lifetime: Bringing Siblings

You may remember that my husband and I traveled with our three children (ages 9, 7, and 4) to bring our newest son homeView full post »