We all hope for strong happy friendships between our children, right? In this episode, Saren shares three important ways that we can set our children up for strong friendships now and in the future.
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We all know it’s a good thing to spend time outdoors with our families. But it can be SO HARD to get everyone out the door! This wonderful 7-minute film offers a realistic and beautiful look at how we really can unplug our kids from electronics and get them into nature – even if they aren’t thrilled about the idea initially.
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.”
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!”
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.
Whatever your family size, age, and personality, we can help make this summer your family’s best yet!
Teaching is a huge part of motherhood and a skill many of us want to improve. Who better to learn from than a professional teacher? In this post, Amanda Hamilton Roos shares techniques learned in the classroom that have helped her at home.
In this week’s episode, Saren interviews Stephanie Langford from Entrefamily.com about her amazing and budget-friendly around-the-world family travels and how every family can help their children become “citizens of the world.”
Saren shares what her family gained through the wild and wonderful adventure of spending a month visiting 12 National Parks. The principles offered apply to all families whether they’d like to do a big trip or simply spend a little more time outside together as a family.
How do you connect with and show affection for a child who isn’t into hugs and kisses? Some children really don’t enjoy physical affection so how to you build a bond with them?
There are nine minutes in the day that can have the most impact on a child. Author Amy Makechnie has a sure way to make the most of them.
Where does a charmed marriage come from? Is it luck? Natural talent? A zeal for romance? Here’s what you need to know and to do to create the kind of relationship everyone dreams of – a “legacy love” or an “artisan” marriage.