When our child's schedule changes our schedule changes as a mom too. So how do you get it all done and help your kids? Block Scheduling. Learn how to block out your day and get rid of the mental load stress.
Preschool can be so frustrating! So many new rules, new friends, new experiences. It has got to be tough to deal with sometimes. Get the best tips to help your preschooler deal with frustration and thrive in school.
It can be so hard when your child acts out at school. A simple behavior chart might be all you need to help your child get back on track. Learn how to make one and use it without lowering your behavior standards.
There are days when I just don't want to do it anymore. I don't want to make another meal or change another diaper. It's all just too much. On one of those days I learned it's okay to take care of me too.
How do I do it all as a mom? Honestly, I don't. But I have found a way to maximize efficiency and minimize stress. Block scheduling will make your life easier too.
Sleep Tips for Babies and Kids
I love sleep. And when the kids aren't sleeping, no one in the family is happy. Get the tips you need to help your kids with all their sleep problems. From no cry sleep training to the crib to bed transition to how to handle rest time, these posts will help your whole family rest.
Bedtime routines don't need to be complicated. And they certainly shouldn't take very long. Here are the core parts you need to build a solid bedtime routine that works for babies through elementary school.
A big sleep fear of mine? My kids learning how to climb out of the crib. It happened, but that didn't mean we switched to a toddler bed. Learn how to keep your toddler in their crib after they've learned to escape.
Kids don't always fall asleep right away at bedtime. Good. That special time between lights out and falling asleep is important. Here are 7 reasons I like my kids to be awake after bedtime.
Feeding Babies, Toddlers, and Preschoolers
All mother's worry if their children are eating enough. It starts with breastfeeding and ends with, well, I'm not sure it does end. Here are posts that will help with breastfeeding, picky eating, and more.
Breastfeeding isn't always as natural as it seems like it should be. This resource has tips, advice, and real life stories from moms who have breastfed, bottle fed, and gone through all the breastfeeding issues there are.
I have a picky eater. Actually I have 3 picky eaters of various degrees. The thing is, they are my picky eaters, not yours. So shut it. Learn why you need to leave the moms of picky eaters alone and what you can do that actually helps.
We have been working on picky eating for some time. We tried it all, punishments, rewards, begging. Finally I found a method that worked for our family. Learn how it can work for yours too.
I believe in parenting with intention and with respect for my children. Kid's are real people with real feelings. It is our job as parents to teach them how to handle their emotions, how to make good choices, and how to be good people.
Looking for a simple way to remind your children of the rules? Maybe something that is just 6 words? This simple mantra covers all areas of behavior and gets your children actively involved in making good choices.
Sometimes a simple behavior chart is all that is needed to help your preschooler make good choices. Learn how to create one that gives ownership of the behavior back to your child and empowers them to follow the rules.
If your child has a late summer birthday you can have to make a tough choice. Start kindergarten right after they turn 5? Or wait til they are 6? Here is everything we took into consideration when we decided to wait.