In the spirit of encouraging growth and freedom, I’ve made a list of things I will not fix for my kids this summer…
Who does the laundry? And makes the dinner? And still has the energy to bathe the kids? Amanda Hamilton Roos explores how you can share the load of housework with your family and why you should.
I liked the idea of wrestling with a yoga pose. I liked not doing a half-way job for 60 seconds and then moving on.. I wanted, desperately, to peel back the pose to its core. Lately I’ve been wondering: what if this philosophy could be applied to motherhood?
It’s never too early to start teaching my kids that the generations in our family are linked, even if it’s mostly through choppy video calls. Here are four ways that I do it.
To celebrate the longest night of the year—the day when the solar year bottoms out and starts to climb back up again—we go outside and light a fire. We stand around it, stamp our feet a little to chase away the cold, and something magical happens.
Instead of telling our boys to toughen up, we can show them how to be mentally tough and still emotionally tender. I want to teach my son to battle sadness, hurt, disappointment, fear with strength, not denial. I want my son to be confident, not calloused.
What if paying attention to our children’s technological obsessions could give us insight into their needs? Author Amanda Hamilton Roos explores this idea in this thought-provoking post.
Shyness often accompanies an introvert who hasn’t quite learned how to navigate her need for solitude and companionship. Do you have a shy child? Here, Amanda Hamilton Roos offers six ways to help shy children gain self-confidence.
If you’re feeling some mommy fatigue or want to find more joy in motherhood, join our 21 Day Re-energizing Motherhood Challenge.
Have you found yourself with more free time now that your children are in school? If you’re considering re-entering the workforce, these steps may help you use that time to meet your goals.
My mother-in-law is the chattiest grandma you have ever met. I’m not really a “baby person” so I don’t naturally start chatting away at them. But I wondered if she was on to something. According to a the most recent issue of the New Yorker, apparently she was.
According to researchers, the teen brain grows and changes significantly during puberty. How can this knowledge influence the way we raise our teenagers?