I owe you a Mom Tip! Here’s an Excerpt from my Book to ease the pain…

Man, it’s been a wild weekend!  Mother’s Day, graduations, a passed family member, turning in grades, whew!  So in all the hustle and bustle, I missed a Mom tip!  Well I decided to thrown in a little snippet from my book instead.  I hope you enjoy it!  Leave me your thoughts below. Champions Parents should … More I owe you a Mom Tip! Here’s an Excerpt from my Book to ease the pain…

Monday Mom Tip

Don’t CREATE drama. Sounds simple, doesn’t it?  Yeah, you’d think so, but sometimes we Moms jump in where we’re not wanted or needed.  This can cause unnecessary drama.  Try to avoid jumping into (or instigating) sibling arguments. This morning trouble is brewing.  The middle can’t find money the oldest was holding for him.  Now they … More Monday Mom Tip

Holiday Parenting Tips: Tired of Touchers & Selfishness in Your Home?

Don’t you just love it when people tell you how sweet, well mannered & cute your kids are?  I do, but I’m thinking, “you don’t know the half of what I’m dealing with or what it takes to get them this tame”.  LOLOL!!!!  I’ve had days where I’d pay someone to: 1.  kidnap me, 2.  … More Holiday Parenting Tips: Tired of Touchers & Selfishness in Your Home?

Stressed About the Holidays? Try these tips from “How NOT to Kill Your Kids Before They Turn 18”!

The holidays can be something else!  Planning, cooking, cleaning, parenting!  Everything tries to intensify & become overwhelming.  But it doesn’t have to be that way!  Try these tips to go from distressed to de-stressed! I.  Family calendar taking a beating?  Yeah, this time of year can be stressful because it seems like everyone is putting … More Stressed About the Holidays? Try these tips from “How NOT to Kill Your Kids Before They Turn 18”!

Confession: The Crazy Old Lady Was Right All Along!

When I was growing up, my mom would call herself a “crazy old lady”.  Then again, she’d call her mom that, too!  Even though that may seem like a derogatory saying, she’d say it with respect.  It was usually in phrases like, “That crazy old lady outsmarted me again!” or “Little girl, you better listen … More Confession: The Crazy Old Lady Was Right All Along!

Book update!

Hi good people, I know you’re wondering:  Tonya, you said the book, Are We There Yet?  How NOT to Kill Your Kids Before They Turn 18, would be out by now!  What’s up?  I’ll tell you what’s up.  I put too much in it!  Don’t get me wrong, I want every parent to have useful … More Book update!

How to Steal Time to Write (and an update on my new book)

Just an update:  I’ve been working on this book (Are We There Yet?  How NOT to Kill Your Kids Before They Turn 18) for about a month & I’ve come across some really interesting requests!  I’ve met moms of boys who want odor removing advice, moms with eye-rolling kids who want advice & parents who … More How to Steal Time to Write (and an update on my new book)