How to Help Your Child Better Understand Their Anger

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My son has been experiencing the dreaded P word. Hair is growing in new places, there is a stench that can’t be washed away with a thousand showers, and worst of all, there are hormonal mood swings that will have him going from 5 to 100 in a few seconds flat. This has been a […]

7 Steps to Get Your Parenting Life in Check

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Before you know it, parenting life in your home feels less than ideal. Your children aren’t listening; they talk back constantly, they are on screens way more than you like, and you find yourself wanting to escape your children instead of enjoying them. I think every mom has been here. Exhausted, trying every parenting hack […]

5 Ways We Trigger Our Child’s Anger Without Knowing

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As a parent, the most important thing I’ve learned is to ensure that my child’s negative behavior isn’t due to my behavior. It’s more productive to have self-control with my behavior and actions in parenting rather than selfishly wanting to control my child. So, how can this concept be applied to parenting when triggering your […]

7 Things to Never Tease Your Child About

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Parenting comes with its share of challenges, and while humor and playful joking can be a valuable tool in building strong connections with our children, there are certain topics that should be off-limits when it comes to teasing. Teasing, when done inappropriately, can have a lasting impact on a child’s emotional well-being and teach siblings […]

MMGuardian Phone 2024 – A Mom’s Review

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Smartphone monitoring solutions for parents and kids The MMGuardian Phone, a parental control and monitoring solution for your child’s mobile needs, aims to address the rising concern of how to raise mentally healthy kids in the digital era. To provide parents with tools to manage and monitor their children’s smartphone usage, the new MMguardian Samsung […]

12 Best Parenting Podcast Episodes for Struggling Parents

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Are you looking for some inspiring parenting podcasts full of Biblical truth to help guide you on the life mess that parenting often brings? Whether you’re in the car or on a run, it’s always beneficial to get fed content with depth when it comes to motherhood and fatherhood — these podcast episodes will surely […]

One Thing I Do When I’m About to Lose My Cool With My Kids

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Okay, maybe a few things I do. I want you to imagine something for a minute. Imagine that you’re playing with your kids by a calm stream in the Great Smokey Mountains. The forest is thick with lush green trees, the birds are chirping, and you feel the warmth on your back from the sun […]

Is Your Child Safe at School? Find Out By Asking Them These 12 Questions

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Is public or private education able to meet our child’s needs? Every family has an educational objective primarily shaped by the parent’s own education, upbringing, and life choices. Still, I think there is one thing we collectively want for our children regarding school — an emotionally, mentally, and physically safe environment that keeps our child’s […]

Exploring the Most Popular Parenting Styles and Their Effects on Children

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Parenting is a complex and rewarding journey that involves shaping the lives of our children. As parents, we often find ourselves seeking the most effective ways to nurture and guide our kids. One crucial aspect to consider is our parenting style, as it can significantly influence our children’s development, behavior, and overall well-being.  In this […]

Unlock Deeper Communication with Your Tween or Teen: 10 Questions to Ask at Bedtime

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Bedtime is an excellent time for parents to connect with their tweens and teens. They are physically tired, worn out emotionally, have probably experienced some challenges within their day, and need someone to process with. As kids get older, they may become more independent, but they still need guidance from their parents. Asking your child […]