Kindness matters. It really does. With all of the negativity in the world and on social media, frustration with our kids driving us crazy, stress over completing a to-do list or paying the bills on time, it’s easy to forget sometimes. But kindness matters. [Read more…] about Ways to Show Kindness and Build Connection With Out of State Relatives
I don’t know about you but my son comes home from Kindergarten famished. He wants a snack the minute he walks through the door and then continually, like a chain-snacker until I say no or put dinner on the table.This is not only annoying, but expensive and not exactly healthy. I already put in the time raising my kids to love vegetables, but lately, I stopped offering them as often as I should. [Read more…] about How To Cut Back on Pre-Dinner Snacking
Before I had kids, I swore my kids would never sleep in my bed. For any reason. I just wouldn’t let them. End of story. I knew the difficulty of breaking bad habits, so I drew a line and vowed to never start it in the first place. Unfortunately, I learned the hard way that getting kids to sleep in their own beds doesn’t happen easily, or overnight. So I came up with a simple trick to keep your child out of your bed and reclaim it for yourself. [Read more…] about A Simple Trick to Keep Your Child Out of Your Bed
Anger is a normal human emotion, but such a hard one to handle, isn’t it? I never thought I was an especially angry person. I mean, sure I felt impatient a lot and I could be pretty stubborn, but angry? Nah, that wasn’t me.
I must have gotten really good at hiding it, even from myself. Because it’s totally normal to get angry and frustrated from time to time, especially if you have kids. [Read more…] about 5 Unexpected Ways to Lighten the Mood When Anger Strikes
Does the mere thought of trying to get out of the house on time make you want to pull out your hair? Or maybe you’re perpetually late every time you need to be somewhere with the kids?
I get it. That used to be me too. [Read more…] about Tips to Master Your Morning Routine and Get Out the Door With Kids in Tow