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After dealing with the accumulation of way too much stuff during a recent move, Saren figured out some rules of thumb to keep stuff from taking over again in her new house. She also tried a “stuff fast” which resulted in some great side effects. . .
In this humorous and inspiring essay, author Amy Makechnie shares her experience of giving her thirteen-year-old daughter a lump sum allowance for the year and watching life lessons unfold.
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.
Time and time again, we’ve been told that family dinner really matters. There are so many studies that show a strong correlation between regular family dinners and everything from having better relationships with their current and future families to being more likely to go to college and have a stable job. But how do we make family dinner work?
In this week’s episode, Saren answers these questions from our community about helping kids deal with school-related anxiety, how to say yes and no to the right things for yourself and your kids, how to make the most of car time, and how to set up a good after-school routine.
Are your children shocked by the consequences of their actions? Try this simple system to help them connect their choices with the consequences they experience.
Does your screen time plan need an update? Check out Allyson’s seven tips on making peace with screens.
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 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.
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.