There are many ways to help instill gratitude in your child. Here are three to help get you started: 1. The number one way to instill gratitude in your child is to model gratitude yourself. There are so many things you do during the day and people you interact with where you can model gratitude. Say thank you […]
After a great night of Trick-or-Treating, you’re a bit worried that your child is going to eat 2 pounds of Halloween candy a day for the next few weeks. So what can you do about it?! Many parents will limit the amount of candy their children are allowed to eat after Halloween (1-2 pieces/day). Some […]
Those of you who have been with me for a while know that “Take Care of the Care Taker” is one of my most favorite sayings. That one and “Life’s Uncertain, Eat Dessert First!” “Take Care of the Care Taker!” This is SO much easier said than done. I know that you know you need to […]
So, this blog is going to be a little outside the norm of what I post on my webpage. Typically, I focus on supporting you with information and ideas to help you through the up and down craziness of this thing known as parenting! I’m breaking away from my norm because I am super excited […]
Children don’t understand what has happened or why it happened. Quite frankly, neither do most adults. It is important to answer your child’s questions as honestly as possible at an Age-Appropriate level.
Summer is Coming! For some of us, sooner than others and I’m not just talking about the weather. My kids end school this week!! For lots of families, summer means a more relaxed schedule and more time to play. However, some kids get thrown by transition, even if they are transitioning into something as fun […]