Do you ever find yourself in the midst of a survial-mode week or month of parenting? Have you developed any concrete strategies for getting through those crazy times? Blogger Jamie Walton has been there, and she compiled seven of her best tips for “rocking” survival-mode parenting.
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Have you ever wondered why your children have such strong wills? Have you thought that maybe you’ve done something wrong? Through the words of a wise friend, Lynnette Sheppard learned that her children’s strong wills are nothing to fear…and are even a reason to rejoice.
Chances are you’ve already seen the video that went viral about the “world’s toughest job.” If not, watch it here.
Sumitha Bhandarkar, of the website A Fine Parent, wrote a brilliant article with concrete, doable ideas on how to control our tempers.
All mothers have days–probably a LOT of days–where we say to ourselves, “This is it. This is all I can handle. I cannot continue.” And then we handle more, we continue. Why? How is this possible? In Laura Kelly Fanucci’s essay, this is heavy. but we are also strong., she offers a thoughtful, poignant answer […]
“The Tired Mom”: That’s pretty much all of us, right? Overworked, under-slept, and often without recognition for the sacrifices we make. To all of us, Rachel M. Martin wrote a lovely tribute, “To the Tired Mom.”
Are you having one of those days when you’re running on empty? Lisa-Jo Baker has a post for you!
We all know there are moments when it takes a great deal of intention to express love to our children. So when one of our editors saw Alissa’s list of 100 Ways to be Kind to your Child, we knew we wanted to share it with our community.
Yelling at our children can seem like an impossible habit to break. But Rachel Stafford, of Hands Free Mama, did it. If you’re looking for inspiration and encouragement to change, you’ll want to check out her post.
Spoiler alert: Ruth’s daughters DO have toys. They just don’t have very many, and they are stowed away so they play with only a few at a time. What led her to make such a drastic change? What were the results?
In these companion pieces, Rachel Hixon speaks of the importance of providing her family with a respite to a life layered with turmoil.
Teachers work so hard and are often not fully appreciated for all that they do during and after school hours. Here are 5 great ways to show them some love and let them know how much they have meant to your child.