I want to cherish my children and bind our hearts together while they’re young so that hopefully we’ll be close on into the future. Here are are some simple but powerful little “traditions” that have helped me soak in my “babies” for as long as they’ll let me.
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Do you have a good bedtime routine for your kids? If so, will you please tell Allyson Reynolds about it?
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.
Do you sometimes feel school envy? Many times the difference between a fine school and great school, is not so much geography as parental input and support. This post offers concrete ideas to help you create the educational experience your child needs.
Life can be so busy and yet there are so many benefits to having family dinner. How do you make family dinner work with your family?
There are so many interesting, fun, and meaningful activities that our children could participate in. How do you decide what to do?
Making one-on-one time for our kids – especially our older kids – feels more crucial than ever in this fast-paced world. Why is it so important? What are the benefits? How do you actually make it happen? I’ll give you three of my ideas for each of these questions, and then I’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below.
Whether it’s big or small taking some time to bring out a little extra lof this time of year builds relationships and creates lasting memories. And that’s what family is all about! Please share your answers to this week’s question in the comments.
My life is crazy. And if I think too much about how crazy it is I might actually go crazy. But I don’t. (Think about how crazy and hard it is.) Most of the time. I just do. And do some more.
As I dropped you off at the airport the other morning to return to college, I had a slight moment of panic. What if I haven’t taught you everything you need to know?
The start of a new year for many of us means a time to set goals for improvement. Perhaps it’s decluttering our home. Maybe it’s starting a new allowance system for our children, or sticking to a budget ourselves. Of course there is always the popular goal of getting healthier in the coming year. All of these are wonderful goals but too often we can get derailed and find ourselves wondering where we went wrong. Learn 4 keys for goal-setting success and share your own goals and strategies here!
In a recent survey of our community, we found that entitlement and a lack of gratitude was a big concern. How can we help our children really acknowledge the good in their lives? How can we help them avoid the “compare snare” that convinces them that every other kid has better stuff and less responsibilities […]