Do you struggle to get your children to do chores? Are you dealing with constant whining (from them) and nagging (from you) as you try to accomplish household tasks? Or maybe your kids don’t do chores yet, and you’d like some ideas about how to get them started? If you’re interested in having your kids […]
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Enjoy these 3 audio posts while you are getting through your day. Beautiful reminders of the need for self care, patience, and perspective. You’ll be inspired and motivated!
What does it look like when an extroverted mother tries to raise an introverted child? For me, not so pretty at first. I’m still learning and adjusting my own behavior, but I’d like to share with you five tips that I think every extroverted mother should know when raising an introverted child.
I am not exaggerating when I say that we cannot do without this designated Family Time now. It is sacred and precious, and requires nothing but showing up. I had no idea anything about parenting could be this easy.
This humorous and validating post describes the “unseen work” of mothers: chauffeuring our kids, studying our kids, teaching our kids, planning traditions for our kids, and managing all of the paperwork that comes along the way!
According to researchers, the teen brain grows and changes significantly during puberty. How can this knowledge influence the way we raise our teenagers?
Motherhood is not a glamorous job. For myself, leaving behind the world of positive feedback and constructive criticism was one of the hardest parts of motherhood. Here are five ways I’ve discovered I can evaluate and gage my own progression as a mother.
Today we’re presenting three great posts from deliberate mothers in our community who have a LOT of wisdom to share!
After having raised a few teenagers, I have discovered something that works every time. If I make sure that I am sitting on the living room couch when they get home, they will come in through the door, sit down near me, and TALK! I have experienced this “little miracle” again and again with my […]
Here we are: summer has ended and we’re gearing up for fall. So, why is it that I feel the need to do spring cleaning now?
What will your kids actually remember about their childhood? As April sends her 18 year old daughter, Alia, off to college, she shares what actually mattered in the end.
Something big happened to me this week. Something . . .transformational. My youngest child started school.