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8 Casualties of Parenting an Explosive Child That No One Tells You About

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8 Casualties of Parenting an Explosive Child That No One Tells You About
(Inside: When you are parenting an explosive child, there are casualties from each and every explosion whether you can see them with your eyes or not.) One-one thousand, two-one thousand, three-one thousand, four… Breathe. Just breathe. He doesn’t mean what he says. He’s not trying to hurt you. Five-one thousand. Six. Sigh… You’ve got this.  Stay […]

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You Are More Than Your Worst Parenting Mistake

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You Are More Than Your Worst Parenting Mistake
It’s 11:00pm.  You know you should be sleeping. But sleep seems impossible. Every time you shut your eyes, your mind flashes a reel of your latest shortcomings. You see the moment earlier today when your patience collapsed and you screamed at your kids. You see their little eyes grow wide at your unfettered anger and […]

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5 Wise Parenting Tips to Prepare Your Child for the Early Stages of School

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5 Wise Parenting Tips to Prepare Your Child for the Early Stages of School
Preparing your child for their first encounter with other people is delicate because they have always been used to your company, and no one else’s. Hence, choose an institution with early childhood education expertise to train your child’s mental and social preparedness because it will affect their future life and how they will deal with […]

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Parenting Hack: The Secret to Getting Your Kids to Love Brushing Their Teeth

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Parenting Hack: The Secret to Getting Your Kids to Love Brushing Their Teeth
*This post is sponsored by Colgate, all opinions are 100% our own. Isn’t bedtime the craziest part of a day as a parent? I think one of the things that makes it such a challenge is that there are so many parts of bedtime, from baths to pjs, teeth brushing to tucking in your child […]

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Parenting isn’t hard.

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Parenting isn’t hard.
Parenting isn’t hard. Now before you gather your mom friends and head toward my house bearing flaming torches… Parenting isn’t hard. Life is. Parenting should be a joy. But often that joy is suffocated by real life. Bills, taxes, marital problems, etc. Dropping our kids off at soccer practice isn’t hard. The problem is that […]

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What ‘7 Years’ by Lukas Graham Taught Me About Parenting

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What ‘7 Years’ by Lukas Graham Taught Me About Parenting
‘7 Years’ makes me cry. It’s the whole of life wrapped up in one beautiful song but I just want to press pause. Lukas Graham’s hit song ‘7 Years‘ sure is a catchy tune – which also contains some sterling lessons for the parent. Such as: don’t tell your children to “make friends or they’ll be […]

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Parenting Hack: Motivating Kids to Brush Their Teeth

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Parenting Hack: Motivating Kids to Brush Their Teeth
We’ve all been there before; battling it out with our kids to get them to not only WANT to brush their teeth, but to brush their teeth  LONG enough to actually do something to prevent cavities. But battle no more, with today’s  “Parenting Hack” I’ll show you a fun and easy way to motivate kids […]

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Parenting Hacks: Tips for Picky Eaters

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Parenting Hacks: Tips for Picky Eaters
Meal time with young kids can often be stressful and full battles, as picky eaters and well-meaning parents come head to head. But it doesn’t have to be this way, there are a number of tricks and hacks you can do to help your children be more willing to not only eat more food, but […]

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FFF Friday: What I Learned From Robert Burns About Parenting

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FFF Friday: What I Learned From Robert Burns About Parenting
It’s been a long, long time since I’ve posted an FFF Friday feature, but I wanted to share this great piece from Fearless Admin Erin, who has recently spearheaded the resurgence of the #ISupportYou Movement along with a few other amazing women, who I’ll be introducing you to in the next few weeks. In Fearlessness, […]

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Parenting Tips for the Transition from Baby to Toddler

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Parenting Tips for the Transition from Baby to Toddler
It feels like he was just a tiny baby and now he is walking, talking, coloring, eating on his own, and acting like more of a little kid than a baby! Welcome to the toddler years. This can be an abrupt transition for some parents as your once sweet baby now has opinions, desires, and […]

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