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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.
In this episode, Saren shares some experiences she’s had with one of those age-old parenting issues – getting kids to clean up their room. She also shares some helpful tips for figuring out when it may be time to “give up” or simply let up on certain things that we want our children to do as we respect their opinions and needs and build our relationships with them.
I love the feeling of checking things off my list and progressing towards goals. But I’m learning to cherish the “doing” just as much as the “getting it done.” Parenthood is about beautiful processes, not just end results.
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.
The word “housework” is often corrected to “drudgery,” “whining,” and “necessary evil.” But housework can actually be a fun and meaningful relationship-building activity. Saren and April share practical and simple ideas for how we can get our children effectively and positively involved in keeping up our homes.
Check out these super-simple, meaningful ideas for celebrating and enhancing the love in your home before and during Valentine’s Day.
It’s important that our children help out around the house but it can be challenging to figure out just what children’s household responsibilies should look like and how to keep them motivated. Please share what works for you!
In this episode, April and Saren offer concrete ideas to help you decide together who you want to be as a family and come up with fun family mottos, mission statements, cheers, and/or songs to help you support that vision.
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.