6 of the Best Parenting Books that Changed the Way I Parent

6 of the Best Parenting Books that Changed the Way I Parent

“If I have to ask you one more time to put on your shoes I’m going to scream!” “Why is it so hard for you to listen!?” “Brush your teeth, NOW!” “Stop fighting!” “Go to your room!” Does any of this sound familiar?  Do you feel like you’ve tried EVERYTHING and NOTHING is working?  You …

Finding Balance: How 17 Busy Moms Do it All

Finding Balance: How 17 Busy Moms Do it All

Finding Balance: How 17 Busy Moms Do it All We all know a perfect balance is almost impossible to achieve.  Something always has to give.  But, I believe a healthy balance is not only doable but necessary, to survive motherhood.  I recently shared a post on Self-Care Tips for Busy Moms.  Naturally, one of the first …

How to Create a Mindful Corner for Kids

How to Create a Mindful Corner for Children

I’ve been talking a lot about mindfulness lately.  Talking about it is one thing, practicing it is another.  It’s really hard to slow down and be mindful throughout our chaotic days with kids, but I make my best effort because I feel it’s so important for our children’s growth and health (as well as my …

Mindfulness Resources for Parents and Kids

Mindfulness Resources for Parents and Kids

Mindfulness is an important way to help your children with focus, self-regulation, self-awareness, empathy, and well-being.  Practicing mindfulness from a young age will set your children up for success throughout their lives.  To learn more about mindfulness and ways to incorporate it into your routine read my post on 5 Ways to Teach Your Children …

Yoga is one way you can practice mindfulness with your children

5 Ways to Practice Mindfulness with Your Children

Mindfulness has become a popular topic, and for a good reason.  As adults are becoming increasingly busy and scheduled, so are our kids.  We are constantly running from one activity to the next sometimes with little time to sit down and enjoy a meal together as a family.  Taking time to slow down, be mindful …

Raising a Highly Sensitive Child: Growth and Success

This is part 4 in my series on Raising a Highly Sensitive Child.  To read the previous posts click below. Part 1 – Raising a Highly Sensitive Child Part 2 – Understanding and Supporting a Highly Sensitive Child Part 3 – Transitioning my Highly Sensitive Child to School Don’t give up hope What a difference …

35 Affirmations for Mothers

35 Affirmations for Mothers

“I am a terrible mom.”  “I should have handled that differently.”  “I can’t stop worrying about…”  “How does she do it all?”  “Why can’t I do it all?” “I’ll never sleep again.” These are just some of the thoughts that go through a mother’s head every day.  Motherhood requires a lot of patience, love, empathy, acknowledgment, …