The Last Thing You Need Is An Overcomplicated Summer!
Jun12

The Last Thing You Need Is An Overcomplicated Summer!

Ahhh, it’s finally summer. Time to relax a little, have some fun, and above all, change up the usual hectic and time crunched schedule and routine you have to keep throughout the school year just to keep things moving along as they should. But sometimes it actually takes a concerted effort to make that transition go smoothly from having everything scheduled, to having a more laid-back and open-ended daily routine. This...

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You May Be On The Fast-Track But Use Caution To Project That Pressure On Your Kids
Jun01

You May Be On The Fast-Track But Use Caution To Project That Pressure On Your Kids

If you have a career you’ve worked hard for and spent years building, then it’s natural to expect that same kind of success from your kids. It may not always be spoken out loud, but it’s there and it permeates many of the conversations you have with your children. But this kind of pressure, even unspoken, can have the opposite effect of what you’re trying to accomplish. It’s okay to want the best for your...

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Who’s The Real Boss In Your House: You Or Your Kids…And Why The Answer Is So Important
May31

Who’s The Real Boss In Your House: You Or Your Kids…And Why The Answer Is So Important

Each generation seems to have a shift in parenting styles. Baby Boomers were brought up in mostly authoritarian style households where you were “seen but not heard” most of the time. Then there was the anything goes “hippie” style of parenting, and most of the time something in-between these two extremes. But the most current style of parenting includes a lot of empowering your kids to where they feel they are...

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Forget Hovering And Become A Submarine Parent Instead
May30

Forget Hovering And Become A Submarine Parent Instead

We’ve all done it, whether we want to admit or not. And what is “it?” Being a hovering, helicopter style parent. The parent who doesn’t feel comfortable letting their kids try and fail, or at least try and get a few bumps and bruises in the process. Instead, we feel we have to constantly guide and protect, making sure there are no mistakes or failures. But in doing so, we are robbing our kids of that ability to...

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Your Role As A Mom Is Not Being Graded
May29

Your Role As A Mom Is Not Being Graded

Being a mom, in case you haven’t figured this out on your own yet, is an all-in, 100% dedication, a giving it all you’ve got job. That being the case, you surely have days where you second guess yourself – could you have handled something better, could you be more creative, are you dedicating enough quality time, and on and on. But if you do this too much you will make yourself crazy thinking you’re not good...

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This List Could Be Endless…Here Are 24 Things That Make Moms Incredible
May29

This List Could Be Endless…Here Are 24 Things That Make Moms Incredible

You will feel like a superhero after you read through this list of 24 things that will remind you of how many great things you do as a mom every day. From the simplest things you do each and every day, to the things that stand out as making you special for going above and beyond, you will feel wonderful after reading this article. And it’s all so true – there are really not enough words to describe this wonderful job you...

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