Every Parent Needs These 7 Tips for Helping Their Children Listen and Obey

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One of the biggest struggles in every parent’s life is getting their kids to listen and follow through with what they’ve asked of them. What’s surprising, listening isn’t usually the problem. For example, let’s say you’ve repeated, “Go take out the trash before dinner” a few times to your tween, but they still aren’t responding. […]

Moms NEED These 5 Tips to Get Their Kids to Play Outside More

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Are you looking for ways to encourage your child to go outside and play? Unfortunately, in our modern-day culture, playing outside has become less and less of a priority for families. But what parents need to realize is that playing outside is crucial for raising an emotionally and mentally healthy child. It’s even harder for […]

What to do When Your Child Lies to You | 3 Healthy Responses

Why does my child keep lying to me? Knowing what to do when your child lies to you is challenging. On the one hand, you don’t want to shame them, and on the other, you want to teach them valuable lessons with healthy discipline when it comes to guiding them to be honest. As always, […]

How to Raise Responsible Children

Have you ever wondered how your sweet 4-year-old will ever become a responsible adult? Do you struggle with how to raise responsible children? You’re not alone! This is one of the biggest areas of concern for parents. We want to raise responsible sons and responsible daughters who can conquer the world! (with compassion, of course) […]

How to Help Your Child Think BEFORE They Act, React, Speak, and Make Decisions

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Children struggle to think before they act, mostly because it’s a difficult habit that takes a lifetime to learn and practice. Even as adults, it’s challenging to do and definitely something we will NEVER be perfect at. Have you ever impatiently snapped at your child to be patient? Yeah. All the more reason to have […]

Foolproof Solutions to Stop Your Child From Whining all the Time

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How can I possibly stop my kids from whining and complaining about everything? Why does my 2-year-old still fuss for everything he wants? What does my seven-year-old whine when I ask her to put away her toys? Dealing with whining has some nuances, but a lot of it is the same whether you have a […]

The 5 Most Common Lies Parents Tell Their Kids Without Thinking

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Parents sometimes lie to their kids without even realizing, thinking it will keep a tantrum at bay, make a difficult circumstance easier, or not hurt their feelings. But they don’t have to. Check out these common lies we tell our children, and what you can say to your kids instead that’s the truth. Whatever the […]

Helping Your Pre Teen Manage Big Feelings

Is your pre-teen struggling with big feelings and out of control emotions? We have discovered some great ways to help manage this all these feelings around here. We are constantly changing plans. Some great ways to create stability in this crazy time can be found here. If I could describe this season in two words […]

Break the cycle of unhealthy backtalk from your kids with these logical responses

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Backtalk is the bane of every parent’s existence. It makes us feel disrespected, and untrustworthy. Because we most often know what’s best for our child, backtalk is that reminder that tells us — you’re still not in complete control. It shows us that our children have their own desires, struggles, and opinions. At the end […]