Simple Ideas to respond to a child’s difficult behavior

Puzzled by difficult behavior? Nurture your child and your relationship with these simple ideas to respond to a child’s difficult behavior.

The Truth About What Kids Must Know For Kindergarten

What must a child know for kindergarten? There are government standards for kindergarten readiness, and even more lofty ideals to prepare these tiny people for ambitious careers. I think it is safe to say, all of us want to offer our children every advantage that we can, but what if we have it all wrong? […]

Stupid simple strategies: get your kids to drink more water

Water is life! How to get your kids to drink more water with these stupid simple strategies.

The Ultimate Book List for Adults Who Know

Reading list for life? Behold, the Ultimate Book List for Adults Who Know – from Home to Finance, and Career to Relationships.

Parent Powerful Kids by Saying This Instead of “Good Job”

Parent Confident Kids by Saying This Instead of “Good Job” Of course, our children are amazing and we want to praise them, but did you know that praise does not equal confidence. So let’s say this instead of “Good Job!” First, saying things like, “Good job” or “Way to go, Buddy!” are not bad things […]

What if I don’t want that normal anymore?

What if I don’t want that normal anymore? Thoughts on going back to normal. What if I don’t want that normal anymore? One afternoon, I was folding laundry while I listened to my kids playing in the room nearby. I had this silent uneasiness that I could not quite articulate at the time. It had nothing […]

How to Handle Big Emotions Like a Mother

Did you know that by learning a few simple fresh approaches, it can help give us the confidence to handle big emotions from the people in our lives?

When Time is Love

My son received a “spring toy” (a.k.a. cheap slinky) as a prize from Sunday school. No offense for God’s people in China who work hard making spring toys, or the loving teachers who buy and give them, but those things are cheap and not designed to endure standard child usage. This shiny blue one was […]