Tag Archives: five children

With kids, we all wish they would inherit our best traits. But what to do if they get our worst? > More

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas. How do you keep the Santa myth alive in your house? > More

If there's a huge age gap between you and your SO, watch my show on older parents and age differences! > More

I'm the "bad cop" in the marriage...here are some relaxed ways to approach disciplining children! > More

Here are some helpful hints on how, as a busy mom, you can still find quality time with all your kids! > More

I'm always playing referee with my kids...Here are some tips to keeping fighting fair and to a minimum! > More

With 5 kids, I have tons of hand-me-downs! Here's my story on how all my kids have worn the same shoes! > More

Every married couple disagrees sometimes. Here are the five basic fighting rules we live by! > More

Is there a Mother Gene that makes some women more nurturing than others? Read more here and find out! > More

Not just for kids, moms can still get involved in after school activities. What would you participate in? > More

Here's how I've managed to balance Mom friends and my family, and what to do when friends move away! > More

I am not the most artsy mom, but these DIY crafts will get even non-Pinterest Moms crafting! > More

Watch for tips for school success in my video on back to school - for parents! > More

A simple Parent's Survival Guide to eating out with your kiddies at a nice restaurant! > More

Busing with your kids is a wonderful way of traveling with children, and it teaches them good manners! > More

Survive flying with kids - tips on helping children sleep on planes, fun airplane activities, and more! > More

Some tips on how to handle talking to kids about school shootings. > More

Watch here for my thoughts on the issue of parents putting children on a leash. > More

Watch here for why, in the wake of Slaughter's article, I agree that working moms can't have it all. > More

Go behind-the-scenes into Melissa's life as a mom with clips from her how-to videos for parents! > More