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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.
“My 13-year-old son has some friends that I’m worried about. They talk about girls in a way that isn’t very nice and swear (but usually just when they don’t think I’m listening), and the only thing they ever want to do is play Xbox or games on their phones. I’m worried that if I tell my son that I don’t want him hanging out with those boys, he’ll just want to hang out with them more. Any ideas for me?”
Want a good balance of structure and fun this summer? This post is for you!
Children of all ages often feel that they don’t have all the freedom they want and this can be manifest in tantrums, power struggles and rebellion. In this episode, we address how and when to give our children the freedom and control they crave.
I used to have more mom-related demands in some areas (diaper changing, mess-clean-up, bathing and feeding kids) and a lot less in others (driving to activities, helping with homework, dealing with moods, emotions, and friend drama). As my mom always says, life doesn’t get easier – it just gets different.
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.”
Check out the simple system one mom devised to help make their mornings go more smoothly.
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?