Baby Milestones: 5 Months Old

It’s truly unbelievable how time flies by so fast. This lady is growing at lightning speed. She is so close to crawling at five months old, keeping mom and dad on their toes at all times.

•Very vocal – loves to experiment with her vocal cords

•Rolling over, and over and over

•Laughing lots and lots

•Only wakes up once per night to eat

•Loves strolling through Target and Costco

•Enjoys the beach, especially swimming in the ocean

•Cheered for the Broncos for her first game!

•Started eating solids (rice cereal, green beans and squash so far)

•Much less fussy – lots more playful!

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Parenting: When it Comes to Religion, Politics and Forming Opinions

blogpiktoOk, can we be serious for just a second?

Coming from a parental perspective, of course we WANT our children to believe what we believe. We are fond of our own opinions and want others to agree with us, especially our own children. But at some point, we should be able to put ourselves in their shoes. Would you want to go your whole life being told what to believe or which side of the political scale to merge to? Or would you want your parents to work towards training you to weigh all options and then decide for yourself? Continue reading “Parenting: When it Comes to Religion, Politics and Forming Opinions”