Category Archives: Moms

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Get Better Sleep for Better Parenting

I’ve read a million parenting articles on how to get your child to bed, but what about how to get parents to bed? Are you tired? I don’t think there…

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3 Mini Vacations Parents Can Take Right Now… For Free

Could you use a vacation? You’re probably shaking your head up and down, but thinking, “I wish!” I wish I could afford to get away and get a little rest…

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3 Steps to Eliminating Power Struggles

“It’s always a power struggle with him!” Have you ever said something similar? When your child simply refuses to eat, do their chores, follow your directions, or persists in asking…

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How to Make Education a Priority to Your Child

Book shelves stuffed with books line the wall of our living room. A white board and a bulletin board pinned with the alphabet or the latest school projects of my…

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33 Things I Want My Sons to Know

I remember watching my son hit his brother for the first time. I remember thinking to myself, “Where did he learn that?” My sister in-law spent a great deal of…

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Overcome Resentment Toward Your child With This APP

All of us hope for the best when we experience the birth of our children. We anticipate their first steps, their shining faces as they learn to ride a bike…

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7 Parenting Paradoxes: Embracing the Irony

1. The volume paradox: The louder we are, the less they hear. When parents feel like their child isn’t listening the tenancy is to raise our voices. Logically we can…

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Parenting is Hard; and Awesome!

I’m always interested to hear what parents have to say to a new expecting couple when they start asking, “What’s it like to be a parent?” Did you ever ask…

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Love is the Greatest Parenting Skill: 4 Ways to Fall in Love with Your Kids Again Every Day

Do you remember the day your child was born? Do you remember the rush of feelings you had as you held your new born baby for the first time? I’ll…

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4 TRU Parenting Principles Taught by Abraham Lincoln

There are incredible parenting truths in some of the oddest places. I’ve found that some of the most profound principles in the pages of novels, and children’s books. I’ve found…

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