I think having a totally stress-free holiday as The Mother is completely unrealistic. I don’t expect perfection, but these are a few of the strategies I’m going to employ over the next few days so that I can experience as little stress as possible on the big day.
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Do you have a good bedtime routine for your kids? If so, will you please tell Allyson Reynolds about it?
How do we handle the hyped-up but somewhat meaningless holiday of Halloween? Saren shares what works for her family when it comes to costumes, pumpkins, sugar, parties, and scary but not-too-scary books and movies.
Are you ready to get back into school routines? Check out the charts and morning, after-school and evening routines Saren’s family came up with.
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.
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.
Check out these simple and meaningful ideas for gifts for your mom, grandma, mother-in-law, friends – and for yourself!
Good Pictures Bad Pictures is an easy and powerful tool that I believe can make all the difference in protecting our families from addiction. I would love it if every family owned a copy of this book. Think of how many innocent children would be saved!
With the holidays right around the corner, Saren and April offer great ideas to help you figure out what events and activities are most important for YOUR family and plan how to get things done in an efficient and stress-free way.
This is one of the most uncomfortable parts of parenthood, right? Speaking with our children about intimacy, sexual relationships and other really personal topics such as how treating sexually transmitted diseases is usually simple if you do it on time. Well, it doesn’t have to be. Dina Alexander, from Educate and Empower Kids, has made this […]
Instead of getting discouraged about what is going on in the political process, get involved and make a difference! You don’t have to be an expert; there are simple things you can do to begin to show up!
When we think of Memorial Day, most of us think of barbeques, picnics, and the beginning of summer. Sadie McCurry, the wife of an active-duty Army soldier, shares six ideas to help children understand the meaning of the holiday.