By: Mia L. Hazlett 2/28/12 I’ve recently had conversations with family and friends about what is “too grown” for children. Now like I’ve mentioned before, me and my kids have gone through a lot in the past year. It’s forced me to have an unusually high amount of “grown” conversations with my daughters. Are they… Continue reading Difficult Conversations
By: Mia L. Hazlett 2/16/2012 Work, work, work, work, work!!! It's a word I've only recently been able to say with any sort of confidence. I open up in my book, Going Through It, as to how I remained somewhat positive during my struggle with 15 months of unemployment. But I was not the only… Continue reading Get a Job!
By: Mia L. Hazlett 1/18/12 I will start off with a statement I hear my BFF say all the time, "Babies are people. They are small, a little bit helpless, but they are people." She offers her wisdom to those who do the whole baby talk thing with their babies, and unfortunately, even their toddlers.… Continue reading Baby Talk
By: Mia L. Hazlett, Featuring Special Guest: Ken Pires So I was browsing on my Facebook page when I came across an interesting statement by a friend: BACK IN THE DAYS WE CAME HOME FROM SCHOOL & DID OUR HOMEWORK NO GAME PLAYING. WE TOOK OUR SCHOOL CLOTHES OFF WHEN WE GOT HOME & DID… Continue reading Old School Dad
By: Mia L. Hazlett Say you do decide to be friends with your kids. Can you ever change your mind? When you've allowed behaviors to exist for an extended period of time, at what point can you claim your mistake and start over again? I haven't found anyone that has been 100% successful with this… Continue reading Too Late
By: Mia L. Hazlett "It takes a village to raise a child." I've heard that my entire life. I'm not exactly sure who said it, but recently I've been leaning on my Village to help me raise my two daughters. Now the one rule my children know when it comes to the village: everyone has… Continue reading Discipline: You Do It or I Will