Tag: children

Positive Parenting: Don’t Water The Weeds

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Don't water the weeds. When I heard a parenting expert that I follow on Instagram (@simplyonpurpose) suggest this as a strategy for ending unwanted behavior...

One Isn’t the Loneliest Number: Why I’m “One and Done”

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I remember the day I had my daughter like it was yesterday. The simultaneous feeling of having been hit by a truck and the...

The End of Our Daycare Era

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As we round the corner into February, we are past the halfway point of this school year. And, while I was thinking about this...
winter-themed crafts and books

Indoor Winter Activities & Books For Young Children

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One of our family's major challenges with remote learning is figuring out how to keep my four-year-old son busy, engaged, and progressing with his...

Is Picky Eating a Luxury?

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Sometimes I believe picky eating is a luxury (outside of medical issues that can not be avoided). What causes picky eating? Let’s be real.  One...

My Child is NOT Broken (and neither is yours)

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In a few short days, my amazing first-born son will turn five. FIVE! The age of really learning to read, increased independence, stronger opinions,...

Sleep Terrors – What They Are, Why They Happen and What...

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Your child is sleeping peacefully when you suddenly hear a blood-curdling scream. You race into their room and find them sitting up in their...

Things I Suck At Now That I’m a Mom

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I don't think that there is any sense of easing into this whole "Mom" gig. You are in charge of just yourself for your...

Diverse Children’s Books

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Reading is such an important part of childhood. Reading regularly not only increases vocabulary and comprehension, but it also empowers us to empathize with...

Preserving Childhood

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Why are we as parents always in such a rush for our children to grow up? Let's start preserving childhood! It seems like we always...