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We modern parents tend to worry about a great deal of things, but I’m not entirely convinced those worries are worth the lost sleep. As a surgeon, my husband deals with very real life and death situations on a regular basis. As a result, he’s had to remind me on a number of occasions when I’m in modern-parent freak-out mode that “it takes a lot to die.”
Ready for Father’s Day? Check out this post full of simple and meaningful ideas for working with your children to make Father’s Day wonderful.
Summer can be a great time to create fun and lasting memories as a family. How is this possible when family time is limited due to the particular family circumstances?
Does your screen time plan need an update? Check out Allyson’s seven tips on making peace with screens.
n this fun episode from a couple years ago, Saren interviews her 9-year-old twins about their summer goals and about why goals and some “productive” activities are important during the summer. Feel free to have your children join you in listening to this one!
With a little imagination and creativity, mundane daily tasks can be transformed into fun memories. When you add a spoonful of sugar, it really does help the medicine go down. When you find the fun, “Snap! The job’s a game!”
We all want to raise responsible, grateful, helpful children. But that can be a challenge in a society where children feel they “need” the latest and greatest phone, clothing, etc. and where children feel put-upon to help out around the house because apparently none of their friends ever have to clean their rooms or do the dishes or complete whatever task we ask of them. In this episode, Saren offers some concrete ideas that can help.
Parenting teens can be quite a challenge! Every teen is different but for those of you out there who are parenting teens, please share any wise words you may have.
I’ve learned that children feel safe when they have a mom with no phone to check, no dinner to make, no siblings to interrupt. Just a mom, a dark room, and a song.
Do you ever feel inadequate? Does it ever seem like all your hard work as a mom isn’t amounting to much? This beautiful video helps put things into perspective.