AKC Launches AKC B.A.R.K. Program to Get Kids Excited About Reading

From The Dog Lady’s mailbag: The AKC B.A.R.K (Be A Reading Kid) Program is a program designed to get children excited about reading. The goal of the AKC B.A.R.K Program is to provide children with a fun, educationally enriching experience … Continue reading

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10 Holiday Traditions My Kids Love

Thank you Amazon for sponsoring this post. Give the gift of reading this holiday season with Prime Book Box! When I think back to the holidays of my childhood, it is the family traditions that stand out most in my … Continue reading

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Practicing Daily Gratitude With Your Kids

Last week, I posted the top photo above on my Instagram, with the following caption: “Every morning when Essley wakes up, I ask her to tell me one thing for which she’s grateful. She’s like her mama (we don’t enjoy … Continue reading

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A Fun Start of School Year Interview For Kids

Last year on Essley’s first day of preschool, I shared a fun “interview” (right here) I put together with questions to ask little ones on their first and last days of school each year. The post received a lot of … Continue reading

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An Fun End of School Year Interview for Kids

Some of you might remember at the beginning of this school year when I shared a fun “interview” I put together with questions for Essley, with intentions of asking her the same questions on the last day of school (which … Continue reading

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Best Dog Breeds For Families With Kids

Almost 75 million dogs have been adopted into homes that already owned at least one dog. Multi-dog homes are often good for families with kids. There are other dogs to play with so a dog is not expecting constant attention … Continue reading

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8 Low-Key Ways to Enjoy the Holidays With Your Kids

This post is sponsored by Carter’s; however, all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own. I’m on a roll with these holidays posts, I know. But one thing I’ve noticed since becoming a parent is that the holiday season, despite … Continue reading

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5 Ways To Live Simply With Kids

My husband and I have always been drawn to a minimalist lifestyle, but once we had our daughter Essley, that sort of lifestyle began to feel less attainable as life in general became more complicated. Life became infinitely more wonderful … Continue reading

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Are Your Kids Back to School Yet?

My son started back to school this week, so this gave me a little chuckle. Until next time, Good day, and good dog! Related PostsFriday Funny: School’s Back in SessionFriday Funny: Fishing for DogsFriday Funny: Dog FeetFriday Funny: Smart Dog!Friday … Continue reading

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When Your Fur Kids Reject Your Cooking

Now I know how moms of human children feel when they make lovely nutritious food, which the kids leave on their plates. Such has become my predicament. Along with their Halo kibble my girls Maisie and Wanda get two scoops … Continue reading

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