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You Won't Find 'I' In Team Sports by Funny Mommy Kathy Buckworth

10/22/2010

Categories Parenting

This generation seems to have developed a love for children's organized team sports unlike any before it. Whether it's an acknowledgement to increased global competition, a focus on fitness, or...

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Baby Butt-Lers by Funny Mommy, Kathy Buckworth

09/29/2010

Categories Parenting

There's a new industry that has emerged as an offshoot of one of the oldest professions in the world. It's dirty, often takes place late at night, behind closed doors, and creates controversy in...

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Head Lice Prevention Tips

09/28/2010

Categories Parenting

If you want to avoid getting head lice there are some easy things that you can do. The following steps will help.

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Life with Multiples

08/31/2010

Categories Parenting

Life is funny and not always what we plan for. Our family plan was to start having children three years into marriage. TEN years after marrying we were blessed with a daughter. Since our family was...

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Thought Process by Funny Mommy, Kathy Buckworth

08/29/2010

Categories Parenting

There's a new program being introduced into an Alberta elementary school where kids as young as seven years old will be able to choose a "major" or specialized stream of learning, based on their...

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Table for Poo by Funny Mommy, Kathy Buckworth

07/26/2010

Categories Parenting

Recently there's been a lot of discussion about whether restaurants have the right to turn away non-adults, or children/babies simply on the basis of their age. The whole argument strikes me as...

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4 Key Words to Help Teach Your Child How to Manage Money

07/26/2010

Categories Parenting

As our children embark on their studies in reading, writing and arithmetic, you may want to add teaching them another life skill that they will certainly require as they get older and will...

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Parenting Your Teen

07/04/2010

Categories Parenting

Do you remember when you were a teen? Expressing your individuality, your friends were your life, you were excited by and yet scared of your new found independence. There was school, dating, peer...

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A Wantin Woman by Funny Mommy, Kathy Buckworth

05/31/2010

Categories Parenting

My seven year old son Nicholas looked over at me the other day and said Mom, our house is supposed to be cleaner than this ?

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Music, a Basic Necessity in Life

05/31/2010

Categories Parenting

Few things in life can affect us the way music can. With a few notes, a listener can feel fear, tension, or happiness. Music is a powerful tool of communication.

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Timing is Everything by Funny Mommy, Kathy Buckworth

05/01/2010

Categories Parenting

Being in the right place at the right time is a long time accepted principle of success in life. This can also be true when trying to achieve success in the parenting world.

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Sign Language for Babies, A Gift for Families

05/01/2010

Categories Parenting

Before I had my daughter, I thought that sign language for babies that could hear was nothing but a silly fad until I saw a video posted on YouTube. Needless to say I was blown away by what I saw,...

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Parenting Plans ...A Roadmap to Successful Co-Parenting

04/03/2010

Categories Parenting

Separation is a very difficult and emotional time for many parents, even for those that are amicable. Parenting plans help to guide parents through their parenting responsibilities during a very...

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The Most Important Thing To Pack When Traveling With Children...

03/01/2010

Categories Parenting

March Break is now upon us. Airports and popular destinations will be at their busiest, and you will be too if you're planning on taking off. Whether you?re a seasoned traveler or embarking on...

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Family Mediation...The Cost-Effective, Smarter Way

02/28/2010

Categories Parenting

Although Family Mediation is thought to be a new service it has been around for many years. As the Family courts become more and more unable to service the sheer volume of family cases; both...

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Listed by Funny Mommy, Kathy Buckworth

02/28/2010

Categories Parenting

My name is Kathy, and I am a list freak. In fact, if you read my column regularly, you?ll know that I?m Queen of the Bullet Point.

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These Are A Few of my Favourite Things by Funny Mommy, Kathy Buckworth

01/31/2010

Categories Parenting

The other day my daughter asked me how Valentine?s Day started. She?s in Grade 5 so starting to worry a little bit about the message she sends when she hands the boys (and the girls) in her class a...

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New Year, New Attitude by Funny Mommy, Kathy Buckworth

01/03/2010

Categories Parenting

It?s a new year, and while I?ve given up on making any formal resolutions (or ?lies? as I now call them) I have to admit that there is plenty of room for improvement in many aspects of my life

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Staying informed about the Flu: Resources for Parents

11/30/2009

Categories Parenting Health & Wellness

With so much information out there on the flu, it's critical that we as parents know where to turn for accurate information.

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Trying to Keep the Happy in Happy Holidays: Tips for the ?Supermom? by Funny Mommy Kathy Buckworth

11/30/2009

Categories Parenting

Christmas for Supermoms is when we really get to either strut our stuff, or work ourselves to a mental breakdown.

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