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 […]
Whether you’re a parent who’s currently striving to win your child’s heart back or whether your child’s still little and impressionable, this article is for you. It’s time parents recognize the masked dangers that lurk silently within the corners of popular thinking, and their main target is our children. The problem isn’t obvious, but the […]
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 […]
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 desires, struggles, and opinions. At the end of the […]
Do your kids happily eat what you serve with grateful hearts, or is dinner time a time of cajoling, and bartering, and bickering? We have struggled with a picky eater in our home for a few years now, and it can be incredibly challenging to know how to handle your picky eater in a way […]
I’ve never been one for New Year resolutions, but I do see value in having healthy habits whether they begin on the 1st of January or not. On the other hand, it’s also good to balance the expectations we set for ourselves with grace. As our world is constantly bombarding us with the notion that […]
Have you ever wondered if your parenting is too strict? What about too lenient? In this article, we’re going to discuss a healthy balance between discipline and grace. The easy and hard parts of parenting I think the most challenging part of parenting is that there are no guarantees. You could do all the “right” […]
How do I get my child to sleep in? This question is probably on the minds of EVERY parent the minute they hear their child in the baby monitor at 5 am, or when their older child is an early bird and wants breakfast at 6 am. That’s why I’ve compiled a list of helpful […]
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