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

Inside: Learn why encouraging a growth mindset in kids is so important and how one simple change can get your child from “I can’t” to “I can!”  This post contains affiliate links. My eldest daughter is extremely bright and has an…

Child A Sore Loser? Try These 4 Tips To Teach Your Child To Lose Gracefully.

Inside: Help your child who hates losing learn how to lose gracefully without the fits of anger and disappointment.   “I’m going to win! I’m going to win”  My 8-year-old beams from the other side of the table. With the game board…

Life Getting Busy? Here’s How to Keep Your Family Connected

Inside: Soccer practice, music lessons, sleepovers, and homework, it’s hard to create strong families when everyone is pulled a thousand directions. Here are three resources that will help you connect with your family in a more meaningful…

Stop The Power Struggle! Get Kids To Listen Without the Fight.

Inside: Learn the best ways to stop a power struggle in its tracks and prevent them from happening in the future. “Hey buddy, can you please clean that stuff off the stairs so people don’t hurt themselves?”  My friend makes a simple request…
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Friendships Are The Best Remedy

Well hey there!! I hope this finds you well. As the wife of an amazing husband for 20 years, the mom of a very busy 17 year old boy, and the proud owner of 3 energetic dogs, I need a break at least once a week, if not twice. My choice of an…

Rounding The Corner to 40….

Yep, this is the year. The year I turn 40. There was a time when I thought 40 was old. Not so much anymore. They say time goes by so much more quickly when you get older...that is so true. It feels like just yesterday I was graduating high school.…

Perfume Is The Finishing Touch

Hi Giveaway family. If you are anything like me, you love perfume...all kinds. It can be very expensive to buy all your favorite scents at those expensive department store prices. Well, there is a solution…. ScentBird. What is it you ask? It…

When No Means No….. Parenting Like An Adult

We have all been there. Your child wants something at the store, or they want to go somewhere fun, you know...normal kid stuff. They will not stop asking. They keep after you, whether it means throwing a tantrum, kicking and screaming, or just…
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Make Date Night Great Again

I have been married to my wonderful husband for 20 years and things can tend to get boring. We go the same places, eat the same foods...blah,blah,blah….. No more. Here are some ways to give date night a twist!   Redo A Room You might…

Making A Family Emergency Plan

While we all don’t want to think about something terrible happening, it is a reality and the more prepared you are the better. I am going to give you some tips and ideas on how to prepare for the worst…… First thing…. Make an emergency…
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