What happens when you stick a little one in a bubble bath?
Their eyes light up and they splash and splash until the floor is soaked and your sanity is gone. By the time you’ve dried up your floor, you’ve basically mopped for the third time this week.
Why do they do this?
If you’re like most people, sleep is a bit harder to come by these days.
Though we’re starting to see a bit of normalcy resume, life is still very much in flux for many of us.
None of these words were a regular part of our vocabulary 3 months ago. Then, coronavirus happened.
The coronavirus crisis has turned lives and livelihoods upside down.
All of a sudden parents have found themselves at home, often with zero support, trying to balance both work and educating their children.
Quarantine life got ya down?
You aren’t alone. It’s hard keeping energetic kids entertained all day long. It’s even harder if you are in an apartment or somewhere where it’s hard to get outside.
With the threat of COVID-19 looming overhead, many parents are facing school closures and extended time at home with the kiddos. Screens may be your go-to solution for keeping kids occupied during this uncertain time.
The truth is that screens CAN be a great option, as long as they are used in moderation.
You feel it.
That ever-growing pit down in the center of your stomach.
Your hands are shaking. Your heart is racing. You feel the (literal) weight of the world on your shoulders.
Raising teens is tricky business.
Teens are in this weird transition space where they aren’t really kids anymore, but they aren’t really adults yet either.
On one hand, we want to shield them from the evils of this world for as long as we possibly can. On the other hand, we want to do our part to make sure they become happy, healthy, well-adjusted adults.
That means we can’t treat them like kids, because they’re not. Read more
Watching your child wrestle with tough emotions and struggle through anxiety is so difficult. As parents, we just want to take away their pain.
We want to help.
The best way we can do that is to be informed. Recognize the signs of anxiety and make sure you follow up with their primary care provider if you ever suspect more than a standalone stress episode. Read more
The ability to read opens up a world of possibilities for a child of any age.
Diving into a great story offers an experience unlike any other. Your child can escape to a faraway land, become a prince or princess with a fairytale ending, or even save the world from an evil villain plotting destruction and doom. And it can all be done from the comfort of home!