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Helping Hands: Incorporating Your Kids In Daily Chores

Helping Hands: Incorporating Your Kids In Daily Chores

Chores. No one really likes them, but they’re a part of everyday life. Dishes need to be done; clothes need washed, clutter needs picked up and trash needs taken out. As adults, we’ve pretty much got the chore thing figured out. We know how to wash clothes without...

Summer Learning That Isn’t a Drag

Summer Learning That Isn’t a Drag

Report cards just came out and summer has officially begun.  Last year I had lofty ideas about all of the summer learning we'd do; about the things I’d engage in with my kids to help them develop their literacy and numeracy skills all summer long.  But time at the...

8 Tips for Potty Training

8 Tips for Potty Training

Read below for 8 Tips for Potty Training When it came time to start potty training my daughter everyone always told me, “Good luck! Boys are SO much easier!” This made me extremely nervous, just because I potty trained my step-son and that was hell on earth. It just...

Get Your Child A Puppy To Grow Up With

Get Your Child A Puppy To Grow Up With

If you're thinking about getting your child a puppy, there are a lot of factors that you should think about. But a dog can be an amazing friend and even a support system for your young child. It won't just be a pet; it'll be someone for your baby to grow up with. If...

Gardening with your Children: Growing a Bond

Gardening with your Children: Growing a Bond

As a parent, we should always be looking for ways to bond with our children. If you have a strong bond, it’s likely to help your child throughout their life. They’ll count on you, and know that they always have parents that they can rely on and trust. Keeping that in...

Advocating for Kind Children

I was reading an article a few weeks ago that really stuck with me.  It talked about how we should raise our children to be kind, not nice.  The world is full of “nice people” who seem to always say the right thing, but feel uncomfortable doing the right thing when...