As a parent, we all want to do our best to produce thriving children that will go out into the world and function independently as happy, successful adults. A huge part of that is helping children develop self acceptance as well as a growth mindset. A low self esteem can result in self sabotaging behaviors and depression. As a parent, you may be wondering what causes a low self … [Read more...] about What Causes A Low Self Esteem? And Overcoming Low Self Esteem
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Few books have as much of a direct impact on a person's thought process as does Carol Dweck's, Mindset. I know when I read it, I found it useful for myself but even more useful as a parent. I was making notes of things to teach my kids and ways to speak that would encourage a growth mindset for kids. I recently came into contact with Domenick Filopei, musical artist and the … [Read more...] about The Growth Mindset For Kids- What It Is, Why It Is Important, And Change
Today's topic is not pretty or trendy. It is a serious topic but one that I hope is useful to families that are dealing with a life-limiting illness diagnosis. I hope that no one needs this information, guidance, and encouragement but the truth is that life-limiting illness affects families from all backgrounds, and often when they least expect it. When Rachel Fearnley PhD, … [Read more...] about Parenting Through A Life-Limiting Illness
We all know that kids love a play house and a teepee tent for kids is a super cute choice. In addition to the fact that your kids will love it, there are lots of benefits and uses of kids teepee tents. Here, I will highlight a few uses for a teepee tent for kids and why I think that you, as a parent, will love teepee tents just as much as your kids! This post is brought to you … [Read more...] about 5 Reasons You Need A Teepee Tent For Kids
When you become a parent, you start to think about "baby proofing" your home and how to keep your child safe from dangers. As your child grows, the dangers they encounter change and so do your "child proofing" techniques. One such concern is keeping kids safe from medicine. That is why I am happy to partner with Safe RX, a 4-pin locking pill container that every parent should … [Read more...] about Safe Rx Locking Pill Container Is A Life-Saving Tool That Every Parent Should Utilize
If you just found out you are pregnant, you are probably full of joy and full of anxiety all at the same time. You have a little blessing growing in your belly and you know you need to begin to prepare for your baby's birth. The whole process of pregnancy and childbirth does a great job of preparing you to be a parent. For many, the first question is, "Where is the best place … [Read more...] about Is A Maternity Care Center Right For You?
As summer approaches, parents need to get creative and come up with some new screen free activities kids will love to keep them active and engaged in screen-free ways. In a technology-driven world, it’s common for our children to be consumed by screens. They use iPads and Chrome books in the classroom, they can download educational apps on their mobile devices, and they often … [Read more...] about 5 Screen Free Activities Kids Will Love