One Magical Phrase That Will Get You and Your Spouse on the Same Parenting Page

The biggest problem for me is the fact that my husband won’t listen to anything I bring to the table about parenting. Every time I try to talk about it, he feels like i’m telling him he’s stupid and wrong and can’t do it right, so he…

The Most Powerful Response When Your Child is Inconsolable

If you’ve ever tried to help a crying kid calm down, this might sound familiar to you. My 4 year old stands there bawling in the middle of his room. All I did was ask him to put away the Duplo bricks that have been haphazardly strewn all…

5 Myths About Mom Guilt, Debunked

Inside this post: Learn how to shake off the Mom Guilt that our parents never felt and start enjoying Motherhood. It’s a cold and rainy day and I’m sitting on the couch with a book.  I read… “Do people look the same when they go to…

8 Effective Parenting Goals To Make Your Life Easier

Inside: Find parenting goals that are perfect for your individual family AND 8 of the best parenting goals that will make your life easier. As we head into any new year, it’s the perfect time to start reflecting. What worked for me last year?…

Stressed By Clutter? Contain Everything With One Magic Basket.

Inside:  If clutter makes you angry, and kids leaving all the stuff around the house makes you rage, read how one basket can contain the clutter and teach your family how to pick up after themselves. This post contains affiliate links. It’s…

The Best Way To Enjoy This Holiday Season…Without Losing Your Ever-Lovin’ Mind

The attic door creaks loudly as it drops and the ladder squeaks at it extends out into the hallway.  The smell of hot cider wafts into my childhood bedroom and Christmas music plays softly. Goosebumps prickle on my arm and a grin spreads across…

How This One Thing Will Ensure Your Child’s Success

Inside: Learn how a growth mindset in parents is the key to a child feeling successful.   Last night, around my family dinner table, we threw a party for my 9-year-old son. We toasted him, we praised him, and we whooped and hollered. My son,…

The Most Powerful Way To Get Your Kid From “I Can’t” to “I Can!”

Inside: Learn how to foster a growth mindset in kids that will take them from “I can’t” to “I can!” The other day, my son spent his hard-earned $1.50 on a pack of bubblegum and was happily chomping away. Every now and then, he’d…

Don’t Like the Elf? This Alternative Will Have You and Your Kids Jumping For Joy

Inside this post, you’ll find a great alternative to The Elf On The Shelf.  This post contains affiliate links My friend sighs and rolls her eyes.  We’re sitting in our local coffee shop talking about the holidays, our crammed December…

Find Quality Time With Your Kids…And Still Get Stuff Done!

I’m standing in the laundry room, moving a load from the washer to the dryer with one load waiting to go in, and another that needs to be folded. As I’m hunched over, pulling clothes out of the wash, I hear little footsteps and my 5 year…
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