Parenting

If parenting is your life's work, make it great. Resources and tips for being the parent you want to be and helping to overcome everyday challenges of raising children.

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    Sanity-Saving Summer Tips for Moms

    The kids are out of school and they’re amped for adventure. Are you ready? Summer can be an exciting time for being together and making great memories, but it can also bring some extra challenges for moms. By day 3, the…

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    Best Educational Toys for Toddlers and Preschoolers 2019

    Educational toys for toddlers and preschoolers don’t have to be complicated, loud, or annoying. In fact, after parenting four kids, I’ve learned simpler is often better. This post contains a curated list of educational toys that parents and kids are sure…

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    Uplifting Books for Teens With Depression or Anxiety

    Depression in teens is on the rise in America. If your teen is one of the over 3 million who struggles with depression or anxiety (or both), they can use every opportunity to give themselves a mental boost. Negative thinking from…

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    Take the 7-Day Kindness Challenge for Families

    How do you teach your child the importance of kindness? Like most anything else—through practice and setting an example. Try a fun kindness challenge to get started! If you haven’t already, make sure to check out the Ultimate Guide to Raising…

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    Insider Tips for the Introverted Mom

    I have a secret… shhhh… I’m an introvert. How does a mom of four kids get by as an introvert with all the parties, school functions, and people constantly demanding attention? I’m here to share my best tips for succeeding as…

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    How Mindfulness Can Improve Your Life as a Mom

    Guest post by Samantha from Evidence-Based Mommy When you’re a parent, it’s easy to feel like you’re running from one crisis to the next. The oldest is running late for soccer practice, the toddler is hanging on your leg screaming because…