Category: Kids

How to Reconnect With Your Toddler After a Busy Day

Sometimes it can feel like life gets so busy I lose track of my daughter in all the chaos.

I am a busy mom but it wasn’t always that way.

It used to be just us all day every day, but then I opened a home daycare and life got exponentially busier. It started to feel like I was disconnected from her, like we lived on different planets.

That feeling was really yucky and I wanted to fix it.

How to Prevent Big Tantrums From Your Toddler

I have an almost 4-year-old and lately it’s been incredibly challenging to handle her big meltdowns.

The ones where she’s wailing non-stop while flailing on the floor, occasionally standing up to hit me on my legs.

The type where I’d be a little bit embarrassed if there were other parents around, witnessing my so-called incompetence as a mother.

It’s very tiring and now that she’s older and bigger, it’s taking a bit longer for her to settle.

A Story About Being Imperfectly Unique

Have you ever just had one of those days?

A day when you question where you may have gone wrong? I definitely have them from time to time.

Sometimes when I have what I think is a great idea, and then it turns into a big fail.

Sometimes when I feel like I just got it all together, and then the rug is pulled out from under me.

10 Practical Ways to Help Your Kids Fall in Love With Books

Picture this –

Your kids scoop exemplary grades in school. Their language is rich and their oratory skills dumbfounding.

They are draped in an aura of confidence like a bathrobe. Their brain is analytical; constantly dabbling in topics well above their age.

The frosting on the cake? That has got to be their social skills! They joyously interact with their peers and adults.