Ramblings on SahmReviews

The Fastest Way to Get Through the DMV

The Fastest Way to Get Through the DMV

During a recent trip to the Department of Motor Vehicles, I had a revelation. This was our third trip there over recent months, all for different reasons. First, we were there so Madison could get a license to drive to and from school, then ...
How Parents are Punished by Modern Discipline

How Parents are Punished by Modern Discipline

Last week I shared 15 ideas for family bonding. We have a close-knit family but as I said in that feature, we do have rules and rules sometimes get broken. My first job is to be a good parent and sometimes that means making difficult decisi ...
15 Great Ideas for Family Bonding

15 Great Ideas for Family Bonding

We regularly get comments on what awesome kids we have. They’re intelligent, talented, friendly and polite. We are their parents (not their friends) so we put our priority on making sure we are raising them right. We provide tools and ...
Wishing You a Healthy & Happy 2019!

Wishing You a Healthy & Happy 2019!

Each year as we roll out of one year and into a new one, we stop and reflect on our accomplishments from the prior year. In 2018, we continued to hone SahmReviews into a very entertainment-centric site. We continue to offer some other conte ...
Merry Christmas from SahmReviews!

Merry Christmas from SahmReviews!

Today’s the day! We hope Santa managed to find your home and leave you something besides a lump of coal. Ideally, he took some hints from our holiday gift guides and found you something really awesome! On a more serious note, I want t ...
Happy Thanksgiving from SahmReviews

Happy Thanksgiving from SahmReviews

Today we take some extra time to spend with our families and friends, to show them we are thankful for what life has brought us and has yet to bring. We hope you are enjoying today with your loved ones wherever you are reading this. Have an ...
Why Quit Smoking? A Child’s Viewpoint

Why Quit Smoking? A Child’s Viewpoint

It isn’t very often that I’ll invite you to join me in reminiscing about my high school or college years. Other than saying that’s when I met Scott, I don’t chat much about it. That means I most certainly never told ...
The Dying Art of Cursive Writing

The Dying Art of Cursive Writing

While sitting at the girls’ symphony chair placement auditions a couple weeks ago, I couldn’t help but listen to the teenagers on the bench across from me chat about all kinds of things. Most of it was idle chit chat; typical te ...
Six Effective Ways to Empower Kids

Six Effective Ways to Empower Kids

Last week I admitted I took my kids to an R-Rated movie. During conversations stemming from that article, I realized something very important. Sometimes I can be a helicopter mom. Other times, I avoid situations by saying, “go talk to ...