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Red ball ornament. Estranged From Family at the Holidays: 7 Ways to Cope

Estranged From Family at the Holidays: 7 Ways to Cope

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Are you estranged from family this holiday? Or maybe you are dealing with a family rift. I know how you feel. I spent 7 years estranged from my family, and it was awful. Frankly, it sucked. The holidays were the worst because they reminded me things were not right in my life. Pin it for…

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33 Ways to Bring Your Family Together at the Holidays-Mom Remade-

33 Amazing Ways to Bring Your Family Together at the Holidays

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  Do you want to bring your family together at the holidays? The best way to get your crew interested in family time is to create some holiday cheer and make some fun traditions. Here is a list of things my family has done over the years. I am so glad my husband and I…

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married couple walking across a bridge. Got Stuck? How to Agree on Faith as a Married Couple

Got Stuck? How to Agree on Faith as a Married Couple

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Are you and your spouse stuck? Do you both agree on faith when raising kids? What you and your spouse think and believe about God will directly impact how you raise your kids and their outcome. Unfortunately, many people don’t take the time to figure this out until it is too late. And then they…

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Mom sitting on bed watching her pre-schooler read a book 9 Sneaky Ways Your Pre-Schooler is in Charge and How to Fix It

9 Sneaky Ways Your Pre-Schooler is in Charge and How to Fix It

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Are you wondering if your pre-schooler is in charge? You may not realize it, but a three-year-old could be running things in your home. It sounds funny and a bit ridiculous, but it happens all the time. Yikes! I have seen grown adults cower many times to the cries of their pre-schooler and capitulate within…

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Bare feet of lovers among rose petals. Teen Dating: Best Secrets When Talking to Your Kids

Teen Dating: Best Secrets When Talking to Your Kids

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Teen dating. No big deal. That is until YOUR teen starts dating. That’s when everything changes. Suddenly, the conversations get real…scary. Thinking about your son or daughter out in the world without supervision is daunting. Unfortunately, the inevitable will happen. Sooner or later, your child will be alone with the opposite sex. Pin it for…

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13 Epic Ways to Be the Best Parent Ever. 3 kids walking on the beach holding hands.

13 Epic Ways to Be the Best Parent Ever

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Do you want to be the best parent ever? It’s a lofty goal but not impossible. In the meantime, it might be a good idea to make sure you are not the worst parent ever. You may wonder what I mean by this. This post can help you quit behaving in ways that are hurting…

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Little girl in a red shirt holding hands over her mouth as she is being fed broccoli on a fork by a woman's hand. Mind-Blowing Tips to Get a Picky Eater to Eat Everything

Mind-Blowing Tips to Get a Picky Eater to Eat Everything

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How do you get a picky eater to eat everything…well, almost everything? I bet you’re thinking, “Ha! Ha! She has never met my child. This will never happen.” Yep. I get that. But we all start out the same way when we are born. We neither like nor dislike anything when we come out of…

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Kids jumping up and down on bed and feathers flying everywhere. When You Feel Like You Have Failed as a Parent

When You Feel Like You Have Failed as a Parent

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Do you feel like you have failed as a parent? I understand. If you are reading this, you are probably upset about some failures you have had as a parent. It can be a painful process as we are far from perfect when on the parenting journey. Pin it for later! We feel guilty when…

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Baby yawning while in bed with a teddy bear. 7 Easy Ways to Get Your Baby to Sleep Through the Night

7 Easy Ways to Get Your Baby to Sleep Through the Night

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Would you like to get your baby to sleep through the night? Are you tired of co-sleeping or bed-sharing with your child? (Co-sleeping means in your room. Bed-sharing means in your bed.) I must admit, I loved the extra loving and snuggling with my little one in bed, but after a few weeks of co-sleeping,…

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Two children playing with toys in a bedroom. 37 Ways to Help Your Child be School Ready

37 Easy Ways to Help Your Child be School-Ready

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Do you know how to help your child be school-ready? Most parents want to do the best they can to make sure their child is prepared for school, but they don’t know what to do or how to do it. I can help you. I am an English teacher, and I taught my own kids…

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