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How to Raise a Child Who Believes in Themselves and Doesn't Compare With Others

Is your child one that gives up easily? Do they sulk and say “I can’t do it” when things get difficult? Or is your child brave & resilient, knowing that with the right effort and strategies, she can accomplish anything? These two very different mindsets start during childhood and follow your child right into adulthood. […]

Self-Control for Moms: 8 Ways to Stay Calm (Instead of Losing Your Cool)

Do you wish you could keep your cool instead of yelling or losing it on your kids? Then make sure to read these tips on self-control for moms.

Parenting Hack for Busy Moms

Sometimes as parents we feel like we have no idea what we are doing, but by changing only 9 minutes a day, you can improve your relationship with your kids!

A Better Diaper Genie Refill update | Exploring Domesticity

A Better Diaper Genie Refill update ⋆ Exploring Domesticity

A Diaper Genie is one thing on the registry of almost all new moms. Buying refills for years straight is SO expensive! Here's a better Diaper Genie refill!

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51 AMAZING RUSTIC FARMHOUSE HOME DECORATION - Steaten

Rustic Bark Vases are so simple to make and appear perfect anywhere in your house. Your house is a location where you are able to be you! For more tips on making your home a house, feel free to get in touch with me today! Whether there are one or two steps in the restroom, then utilize mosaic for the steps, when using 12-inch tiles for the remainder of the ground. Most creative houses are made to allow easy access for cleaning. Since traditional country farmhouses have a great deal of space…

19 Little Hacks That Will Make Parenting So Much Easier. These are such good ideas!

34 Little Hacks That Will Make Parenting So Much Easier

You pretty much have to be a superhuman to do it. Any little bit helps.

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Proper way to discipline your kids…

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Insanely Genius Hacks That Every Parent Should Know Them

Use a glue gun to prevent shoes from slipping.

Raising a tiny human being is one of the hardest jobs out there.

Washing Legos...why didnt i ever think of that !!??

Washing Legos...why didnt i ever think of that !!??

"Safety spot" while you get the baby and stroller unloaded. Probably the most genius thing ever and will save me some freak out moments.

Friday Favorite

One of my new favorite kid things is something called the Parking Pal. I saw it on Baby Half Off and thought it was such a good idea (and p...

This Infographic Reveals How to Raise Happy and Healthy Kids

This Infographic Reveals How to Raise Happy and Healthy Kids

We all want to raise happy and healthy kids, but sometimes it's harder than it sounds. This infographic takes a look at the studies behind what really affects kids' happiness and well-being.

Chores

Free Printable: Room Cleaning Checklists

I created these lists to help my kids know exactly what I mean when I ask them to clean a room. They still don't really want to do the chores, but the grumbling lessens when they can at least see there is a beginning and an end to the jobs expected of them. Print for…

Why Your Kids NEED To Do Chores To Succeed In Life

Chores for children are essential if you want to raise kids who are confident, independent and have the life skills they'll need to be successful adults.

FREE Training Our Children to Manage a Home Checklist from Raising Arrows

FREE Training Our Children to Manage a Home Checklist from Raising Arrows

I love Amy's wisdom over at Raising Arrows, and right now she has a FREE checklist available for download that looks great! Training our Children to Manage a Home is FREE for email subscribers. //

Age-Appropriate Chores for Kids with FREE Printable - Get your kids involved in helping around the house - they can do more than you may think!

Age-Appropriate Chores for Kids with FREE Printable

Age-Appropriate Chores for Kids with FREE Printable - Get your kids involved in helping around the house - they can do more than you may think!

Family jobs and money jobs both have their place in teaching kids responsibility - get tips on how to use them effectively

Establishing 'Family Jobs' & 'Money Jobs' at Home

My kids have recently reached the age where they're interested in chores, money, earning, saving... all of that good stuff. And as we started to dip our toes into the world of chores and piggy banks, I realized it's not quite as straight forward as I had thought. So today we're publishing the first in a series of posts on responsibilities and money management for kids - a super important topic in our book. Our hope is that you'll get some good tips and resources and will also add your own…

After the kiddos are done their regular chores they can pick a "work for hire" job to get money.  GREAT IDEA!

After the kiddos are done their regular chores they can pick a "work for hire" job to get money. GREAT IDEA!

We struggle with this sometimes! 10 Genius Ways to Get Kids to Do Chores. Great printable chore charts and command center ideas to help kids remember to do their chores!

10 Genius Ways to Get Kids to Do Their Chores

Chores for kids - fun ideas on how to encourage kids to do their work, teach them good habits and skills.

How To Teach Your Children to Keep Their Room Clean - These 5 things can make this difficult task really easy. | www.teachersofgoodthings.com

How to Teach your Children to Keep Their Room Clean

Teaching children to keep their room clean isn’t as hard as we parents make it. Just a few easy steps, and consistency will have your children’s room clean.

Difficult Topics

How to Keep Kids Safe

Teach your kids these integral tips to help keep them safe from predators

11 Insanely Helpful Posters For Parents of Threenagers

Parenting hacks for three year olds. Tips on parenting a toddler. How to handle a three-nayger. Parenting infographics.

6 Principles of Positive Parenting

I started learning about positive parenting long before I was actually a parent. When I was getting my MA in early childhood education, everything that I was studying about child development and how children grow up to be well-adjusted and emotionally intelligent… all pointed back to positive parenting. So once I had my own children, […]

Talking to Kids About Sex

Talking to kids about sex can be scary thing for parents, but equipped with advice & Biblical wisdom, we can navigate this crucial conversation.

The Measured Mom - Education resources for parents and teachers

An education website with hundreds of free printables for alphabet activities, teaching reading, math games, and more!

From Infancy to Adolescence - What Kids Worry About and Why - Word From The Bird

Anxiety in children is never something to be taken lightly. Here is article about how parents can understand their child's anxiety according to their age.

The Most Important Life Skills for Teens to Learn before they Leave Home

15 of the most important life skills for teens to know and practice before they leave home. Teach them to be responsible young adults.

Parenting Quote

The Social Media Conversation To Have With Your Kids {Anniversary Giveaway} - Kristen Welch

I only did it to get a like. I read this on a t-shirt at Target the other day. I guess it’s supposed to be cute, the only problem is, in many cases, it’s true. Our kids are growing up in a selfie society with technology in their back pocket, on their wrists, and just about […]

Infographic sex ed talk by age infant to adult LiesAboutParenting.com #ParentingIdeas

Why Sex Ed is Failing in the US and How You Can Help

Sex ed is awkward. And it's not working, judging by STD rates. So how can we decrease STD rates and increase sexual safety and awareness? One word: Pleasure

Bible Verses for guiding kids through life situations www.growingcuriousminds.com

Bible Verses For Guiding Kids Through Life Situations

Do you have trouble remembering exact Bible references to guide your child through different issues? Here's a free printable with 10 Bible verses..

Bible Verses for guiding kids through life situations www.growingcuriousminds.com

Bible Verses For Guiding Kids Through Life Situations

Do you have trouble remembering exact Bible references to guide your child through different issues? Here's a free printable with 10 Bible verses..

Wondering when you should talk to kids about sex? And what to tell them? How do we make sure we’re not sharing “too much, too soon”? Here’s guidelines on what to share with kids about sex at each age or stage.

How to Have “The Talk” with Your Kids: A Step By Step Plan Every Parent Needs

Scared to talk to your kids about sex? Yeah, every parent feels that way. How do we bring up the topic? How do we make sure we’re not sharing “too much, too soon”? This post shares about a wonderful new step-by-step method for parents to—easily!—share with their kids about God’s plan for sex. So much wisdom here for all Christian parents!

Development

Raising emotionally healthy kids - life skills to teach

Life skills for kids some of the most important things your will teach them. But did you know about emotional life skills? Here's a list!

Raising Great Kids

As a parent, you can't always be there for your kids. However, you can do these 5 things to train your kid's brain for happiness.

10 Simple Ways to Limit Screen Time & Raise Unplugged Kids

10 simple ways to limit screen time with children. Positive habit-forming ways to create an unplugged family life & raise healthy, balanced kids.

Being a mom isn't always hard; this 1 thing is easy & important

Take time to play with your children. They'll remember your nourishment of their hearts far more than your nourishment of their bodies. Enjoy them, mama.

From Infancy to Adolescence - What Kids Worry About and Why - Word From The Bird

Anxiety in children is never something to be taken lightly. Here is article about how parents can understand their child's anxiety according to their age.

Baby Sign Language: How to Communicate Before Baby Starts Talking

Baby sign language is an awesome tool to use before baby can say words. Follow our step-by-step guide to teach it to your baby, includes visual cheat sheet!

Play Guide for Baby’s First Year

What activities are fun and foster baby’s physical and mental development? Get ideas with this printable play guide for baby.

How to Raise a Low Media Child (Without Going Insane)

Screen time in excess can be harmful to infants and toddlers. Luckily there IS a way to have a low media (or media free) child without losing your mind.

changing the way you speak

Feeling-o-meter to help children identify and describe their feelings

Feeling-o-meter: A visual feeling thermometer for children to properly identify and describe their feelings of anger, frustration and disappointment.

How to Raise a Happy, Successful, and Cooperative Child While Disciplining Less — I.N.F.O. For Families

With regards to our kids, our temptation is to parent them as if they were little versions of ourselves. Our assumption is that we think and feel a certain way so they must feel and think like us. That is rarely true.

The SECRET Way to Discipline Kids Without Yelling: Enforceable Limits

How do I get my child to listen without yelling? You MUST try this amazing parenting tool: setting enforceable limits with kids from Love & Logic.

The one easy change that will make young kids listen to you more

One of the most frustrating things about raising a young child is having a 2 or 3-year-old not listening to anything you say. When my son was a toddler, I found it so hard to deal with this! Luckily, a little change made things a lot easier! Have you ever wondered why young kids just ignore your interdictions? Or why

Technology

Guidelines for Kids and Social Media

With the world changing at warp speed, it's important to know what's going on around us, especially when it comes to our kids. Let's talk about guidelines for kids in regards to social media.

Parenting | Caffeinated Parenting

Caffeinated Parenting is a parenting blog where you can drink coffee, be part of a community, get ideas, and share your parenting experience.

How to Raise Unplugged Kids in A Tech-Obsessed World

I have always wanted to raise unplugged kids. When you live in a tech-obsessed world, where most kids’ weekends are spent beating the latest video game and even doing homework requires a screen, it gets hard. Six years ago, finding minimalism changed my life and restored my motherhood. I got my tim

fun

Activities to do with your baby at home - The Mummy Bubble

I had no idea what to do with my first baby when I was at home with her all day in the first six months. I was exclusively pumping so felt pretty tied to our house in order to keep...

How To Become A More Playful Mom

Being a playful mom means taking the time to be silly with them. I get on their level and have fun. Because before I know it, my kids will be grown.

New ones

Baby Poop By Color

Your ultimate first-time mom guide to baby poop! Find all you need to know about color, consistency, warning signs during your baby's first year!

Learn simple play that promote infant development and makes this whole new parent thing a lot more fun. CanDo Kiddo

The Newborn Play Activity Every New Parent Should Know — CanDo Kiddo

The first intentional movement your baby will gain is the ability to turn her head. Capitalize on this in her early weeks with play to her learn to turn her head on purpose.

Parenting Cheat Sheets - Helpful Charts and Great Resources for New Parents! Baby feeding guides, baby food charts, baby sleep guidelines and more!

15 GREAT New Parent Cheat Sheets!

I love these Parenting Cheat Sheets - they aren't really cheat sheets, per se - as much as some helpful charts for parents to reference!

How to Dress a Baby, According to the Outside Temperature #purewow #baby #family #parenting

How to Dress a Baby, According to the Outside Temperature

It’s not easy figuring out how to dress a baby for the outside temperature. Consider this infographic your user-friendly guide.

Savings

Seriously... today I'm showing you how How to Get diapers for free - these are my number ones tips to save on diapers on amazon!

How to Get diapers for free

Attention all those with little ones in diapers - I have a frugal post that you are not going to want to miss! I want to tell you how to get diapers for FREE from Amazon. I know we post great deals on diapers here and there, but I wanted to share with you how you can actually get packages of diapers for FREE! Do I have your attention now? Good. Let's get started. 1. Join Amazon Prime. I know you have heard me say that before, but there are so many benefits to joining Amazon Prime, it really…

Sick of paying for diapers? I found a few ways to get them for free....

Mom Hack: 10 Ways to Earn FREE Diapers

Are you sick of paying for diapers? I am a mom of four and once had three in diapers at the same time. So save money I found 10 Ways to Earn FREE Diapers!

Tips and tricks every mom on a budget should know!

Tips and tricks every mom on a budget should know!

Stuff

add a pool noodle under the edge of the fitted sheet so it would bumper my rolling children.

Setting up the Home: The Bedroom

By Christie The boys turned 6 months last week and it is amazing to think that they have been a part of our lives for half a year! Time flies and I love that we are able to document their development on this great blog, sharing our routines and methods with those people out there…

The Piddlepad waterproof seat will save your car/carseat during the potty training stage.

The Piddlepad waterproof seat will save your car/carseat during the potty training stage.

This simple stroller hook provides the extra hand that parents need. | 31 Products Every Parent Of A Growing Child Will Want

This simple stroller hook provides the extra hand that parents need.

Whether they're teething or in grade school, an ingenious invention will make your life so much easier.

The BEST idea for this Summer! A Car Seat COOLER - I am addicted to mine. Such a life saver. No more burns, heat or sad babies!

Car Seat Cooler Review and 5 Ways To Stay Cool This Summer - Today's the Best Day

Living in the desert, we get HOT! I seriously LOVE Summer, but oh my goodness! Running errands outside, with a baby, when it is 110 degrees, is the toughest thing EVER! Getting in the car after being away for even just a few minutes, can be miserable. If you are a mom or a nanny/babysitter … Read more...

A Real Arm Saver – DIY Infant Carrier Handle Cover. Wish I would've had one of those!

A Real Arm Saver – DIY Infant Carrier Handle Cover

Easy to sew, perfect gift idea. This infant carrier handle cover is great to relief the weight of carrying around your sweet baby while in their car seat

Boys

I thought this would be an obnoxious article but it's actually awesome. - Daily Mom » How to Raise a Gentleman

How To Raise A Gentleman » Read Now!

Welcome to Daily Mom's article on How to Raise a Gentleman, where you can find all the information and tips you need, researched by our parents portal team.

Hygiene

Teething And Your Baby: Symptoms And Remedies

Teething And Your Baby: Symptoms And Remedies Teething. That word alone can literally make any mum cry. It is not an easy time to go through with your baby. But it is inevitable and all we can do is...

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Sleep

No Cry Sleep Training (Method That Works) - Lavender & Macarons

Baby doesn't sleep? Here's a simple yet effective NO CRY sleep training that will help your child learn how to fall asleep independently. It worked for my kids and my friend's children and is sure to help you too.

No Cry Sleep Training (Method That Works) - Lavender & Macarons

Baby doesn't sleep? Here's a simple yet effective NO CRY sleep training that will help your child learn how to fall asleep independently. It worked for my kids and my friend's children and is sure to help you too.

How do you get your baby to nap on their own. This article explains how I got my baby to nap independently and how I established a nap schedule and bedtime routine. 5 tips you can implement today to help your little one sleep better.

How to Get Baby to Nap Independently - MomSmartNotHard

How do you get your baby to nap on their own. This article explains how I got my baby to nap independently and how I established a nap schedule and routine.

What to do When Baby Wakes from Nap After Only 20 Minutes. #baby #sleep #naps #babynaps #babysleep #babywise

What to do When Baby's Nap Was Only 20 Minutes - Babywise Mom

What to do When Baby Wakes from Nap After Only 20 Minutes. Ideally, baby will take a much longer nap than 20-30 minutes. Read how to solve short naps.

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Food

Complete Baby Food Guide Chart from Birth to 12 Months! #babyfoodguide #babyfoodchart #babyfoodguidechart

Raw Honey Benefits: The Complete Story

The benefits of raw honey are numerous. Find out everything you want to know about this sweet natural substance.

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Guidelines for Kids and Social Media

With the world changing at warp speed, it's important to know what's going on around us, especially when it comes to our kids. Let's talk about guidelines for kids in regards to social media.

Raising emotionally healthy kids - life skills to teach

Life skills for kids some of the most important things your will teach them. But did you know about emotional life skills? Here's a list!

Raising Great Kids

As a parent, you can't always be there for your kids. However, you can do these 5 things to train your kid's brain for happiness.

Feeling-o-meter to help children identify and describe their feelings

Feeling-o-meter: A visual feeling thermometer for children to properly identify and describe their feelings of anger, frustration and disappointment.

How to Raise a Happy, Successful, and Cooperative Child While Disciplining Less — I.N.F.O. For Families

With regards to our kids, our temptation is to parent them as if they were little versions of ourselves. Our assumption is that we think and feel a certain way so they must feel and think like us. That is rarely true.

How to Keep Kids Safe

Teach your kids these integral tips to help keep them safe from predators

The SECRET Way to Discipline Kids Without Yelling: Enforceable Limits

How do I get my child to listen without yelling? You MUST try this amazing parenting tool: setting enforceable limits with kids from Love & Logic.

11 Insanely Helpful Posters For Parents of Threenagers

Parenting hacks for three year olds. Tips on parenting a toddler. How to handle a three-nayger. Parenting infographics.

The one easy change that will make young kids listen to you more

One of the most frustrating things about raising a young child is having a 2 or 3-year-old not listening to anything you say. When my son was a toddler, I found it so hard to deal with this! Luckily, a little change made things a lot easier! Have you ever wondered why young kids just ignore your interdictions? Or why

6 Principles of Positive Parenting

I started learning about positive parenting long before I was actually a parent. When I was getting my MA in early childhood education, everything that I was studying about child development and how children grow up to be well-adjusted and emotionally intelligent… all pointed back to positive parenting. So once I had my own children, […]

Talking to Kids About Sex

Talking to kids about sex can be scary thing for parents, but equipped with advice & Biblical wisdom, we can navigate this crucial conversation.

Free Printable: Room Cleaning Checklists

I created these lists to help my kids know exactly what I mean when I ask them to clean a room. They still don't really want to do the chores, but the grumbling lessens when they can at least see there is a beginning and an end to the jobs expected of them. Print for…

Why Your Kids NEED To Do Chores To Succeed In Life

Chores for children are essential if you want to raise kids who are confident, independent and have the life skills they'll need to be successful adults.

Building Positive Communication With Your Child — Hope In Affliction

Breaks in communication happen. That’s ok. But when breaks in communication with your child happen, it’s important to address it and make sure you are not sending them unintended negative messages. Learn how to communicate positively with your child and how it can promote emotional health for your child.

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