Advice

How to Help Your Child Get Beyond Boredom Fast

As the Mom of a formerly bored 8-year-old, I know how frustrating it can be when your kid’s schoolwork starts to lag. For Jessie,...

Why I Let My Son Play With The Mean Kid

I fully believe that bullying exists and that it is a real problem in some cases. But I also believe that the word “bully” is...

5 Possibilities For Soaking Up The Last of Summer Fun (Even After School Starts Back)

School has started (or is starting) but the summer weather feels as if it is never leaving.  The sun is shining and my body...

Your value and mindset are GOLDEN — Thank you mom!

"If you say you are something, then you are." Don't let other people define it for you (outside approval), change that, or decide that for...

How Do You Know Your Child is Emotionally Strong?

How do we measure emotional well-being? It’s what we all want for our children. As parents what should we look for to help us...

How to Prevent Summer Regression in Academics

Teachers warn parents to keep up some reading, math, and science during the summer, so kids are fresh to learn in September. August is...

“Picky Eating” in Children – The Meaning Behind the Behavior

I prefer selective eating to describe what parents call “picky eating” because the latter suggests the child is demonstrating poor behavior that must be...

Tips to Avoid Common Outdoor Playtime Accidents

Summer is a busy time for families, as kids want to play outdoors and hang out with friends. It’s important to take the time...

There Are So Many Different Parenting Styles, and One Thing That Makes Me So Mad About All of Them (Except Mine)!!

The debate about which parenting style is the best for kids is nothing new. So many moms are guilty of judging or criticizing other...

Kid Safety – Teach Them to Buckle Up

According to a study by Safe Kids Worldwide, car crashes are a leading cause of death for children in the United States. However, 1 in...