How to Teach Your Child Manners

Kids are born selfish. As babies, the scream until they get what they want. As they turn into toddlers, they may take things without asking. They may throw tantrums to get their way. But somewhere along the line, we as parents try to instill some manner in our kids. Why? Because society dictates it. MannersRead More

Stopping Tooth Decay- This Saved My Son’s Baby Teeth

(This post contains affiliate links) I can’t believe I never shared this before.  But this is something that literally saved my son’s baby teeth and if you’re struggling with dental issues with your kids (or even yourself) this is something that may help. From about the ages of 3 to 4, my son had terrible teeth. WeRead More

How to Raise Your Child’s Self-Confidence

Self-confidence is something I have struggled with. It’s something my daughter has struggled with. And while it’s had to go through, it’s even harder to watch as a parent. When our kids are unsure, stay quiet when things bother them, hold things in…it hurts to watch as a parent. Because we know how great theyRead More

#1 Way to Increase Your Patience For Good (Hint: It’s All About Mindset)

I’m sure it’s happened to you. You’ve gotten upset at your kids, lost it a bit, and when it’s all said and done, felt a little crappy for getting so upset. And while it’s normal for parents (humans actually) to get upset and react, we often think back and wish we hadn’t reacted so quicklyRead More

Tips For Handling Picky Eaters

(This post contains affiliate links) I’ll admit it, my kids were picky eaters. When my daughter was little, all she wanted to eat was stew or soup. But not any soup, this one soup my grandma made her. One specific soup. I didn’t mind too much…both options had carbs, protein and veggies. Then my son cameRead More

Rainy Day Online Activities for Kids

Note: This is a guest post by Jenny Wise Spring often means never-ending rainy days where the kids are stuck inside with nothing to do. However, by doing a little prep work and utilizing technology, you can make the most of their day indoors and keep them entertained to boot. Here are some fun andRead More

5 Things You Should Never Say To The Parent Of A Highly Sensitive Child

  Note: This is a guest post by Erica Johnson of Inner Parents. Being a parent, it is your job to guide your children in becoming well rounded adults in society. But while you’re doing the best that you can, your children still have minds of their own. Sometimes the way you think your childRead More

How to Deal With a Bossy Child

I have a bossy child. My daughter has always been the dominant one over her brother, because well, he’s her younger brother. But we witnessed first-hand the way she speaks to her friends. Recently we celebrated her 10th birthday with a beach party, and some of her classmates came. And while they played fine, my husband overheardRead More

Working With the Nutritional Needs of Highly Sensitive Children

Note: This is a guest post written by Mary Tate When it comes to highly sensitive children, it’s extremely important to remember their nutritional needs.  Like many children, food can trigger problems with health and behavior in highly sensitive children. Here are some things you can do to address the nutritional needs of highly sensitiveRead More

Why Your Own Child Makes You Feel Uncomfortable

This is something that isn’t typically addressed. Because it’s not something people like to admit. But I’ll admit it because it needs to be talked about. My daughter used to trigger me. Honestly, it took me awhile to realize it. And I will spend a lifetime feeling guilty because of it. You see, my daughterRead More