As a parent, we walk a fine line between taking care of our children’s wants and needs while also getting them ready for the day they'll have to make it on their own. It's tough at times, that's for sure! It's not impossible though if you follow these 8 parenting tips to teach your child to be independent! My mother and I laugh about some of the things that she says made … [Read more...]
Let's face it, when it comes to parenting, no one person has all the answers! Sometimes you need some quick advice on how to deal with potty training, or how to throw an amazing slumber party for your child. Maybe you're wondering how you're going to entertain your child on a long plane trip. Our parenting tips can help!
How do overwhelmed moms take care of themselves? Check out these 20 free ideas to make the most of those unscheduled moments and zen out! Being a parent is both the toughest and most rewarding job out there. And, it feels much tougher and much less rewarding the more stressed you are. We hear all the time that if we don’t take care of ourselves first, we can’t take care … [Read more...]
Survive those marathon holiday shopping sprees with tiny tots thanks to these 5 innovative product helpers! Check them out! It puts dread in every parent's heart. Having to do a major holiday shopping trip with your kids in tow <<shudder>> but sometimes you have no choice. Have no fear! You can get your shopping done with the kids … [Read more...]
How do you help a child with noise sensitivity, especially when there is no way to avoid triggers? I'm sharing a few of the top parenting tips that have helped my child cope over the years. Read on to learn more! This past Sunday, as I walked with my children into church, I knew it was going to be a stressful morning. Once a year, at the end of Sunday school, the church … [Read more...]
Handing night terrors in kids is definitely a challenge, but with these 5 parenting tips you can help your child get a good night sleep! Check them out! Night terrors usually affect children between the ages of 3-12 years old. By the time they reach adolescence, the terrors have often ended, although some adults may suffer from them at times. Night terrors are defined by … [Read more...]