When you are really listening and trying to understand your children it is important to guard against some of the things that seem to come naturally when you are trying to help. Often when our children express their fears, hurts, and anger, we rush in to “fix things”... It is … [Read more...] about Three Top Tips to Help Parents Fight the Urge to “Fix” Everything!
What does stress have to do with kids and a messy house? Everything!You have probably seen the television shows with people who hoard things until there is no room left to walk. Well, many of us have messy or cluttered homes now and then and we thank our lucky stars there is … [Read more...] about Two Things Your Kids Don’t Need: Clutter and Stress
"My kids argue constantly with me and it is driving me crazy! No matter what I say they have to have the last word!” Sound familiar?Nothing pushes a parent’s buttons more than an argumentative child. I actually had a parent tell me one time, “I would pay a million dollars if … [Read more...] about Why Kids Argue And How Parents Can Stop It!
Being a mom can be overwhelming, even on a good day, and many moms feel a lot of stress. So, what can mom do to bust stress? Eliminate it? The answer can sometimes be as simple as taking a break. However, let' take a look at the little things you can do to be ready for stress so … [Read more...] about Mom Needs a Break
Not everyone has lost their cool with their kids like me but there are many that have yelled on occasion. I believe yelling became the go-to discipline method when child abuse was put on the books and could be “investigated” and “punished” by law. Yelling does not leave marks … [Read more...] about Yell or Scream at Your Kids?