Funny Quiz: Are You Honoring Your New Year’s Resolutions?

1. You vowed to give up sugar. While taking this quiz, you will jot down your answers with: a. A pencil b. You’ll remember your answers c. Your finger dipped in chocolate syrup 2. In 2013, you were going to start running. How many times have you laced up your shoes and gone? a. Huh? I’m licking my score sheet. b. Over ten and it’s only January 15th. c. More than once. 3. You vowed to quit a bad habit cold turkey. Have you slipped-up? Which statement applies?

Parenting: How to Say “Yes” as Much as Possible

Dear Mama Drama: I have noticed recently that anytime my husband or I say “No” to our three-year-old daughter, a huge meltdown ensues. Even if we are saying, “No, not right now, but later,” she still throws a tantrum. We find ourselves in power struggles or giving in and are at a loss for what to do.  (photo credit) How can we help her handle not getting her way right away with a little more grace?