7 Ways to Raise Grateful Children Instead of Entitled, Spoiled Kids I've had several people ask me how they can help their children to be grateful for what they have instead of complaining about what they don't have. If you think about it, gratitude is a learned behavior. It doesn't come naturally to adults or children. People are naturally self-centered, but if … [Read more...] about 7 Ways to Raise Grateful Children Instead of Entitled Kids
The Correct Mindset
Do You Have an Ownership Mindset?
Whether you are a family member, a student, an employee, an employer or an entrepreneur, you can greatly benefit from having an ownership mindset and your kids can,too. Mindset is more or less synonymous with attitude. Having an ownership mindset means taking ownership of what you say and do. A person who takes "ownership" of themselves and their surroundings is someone who is … [Read more...] about Do You Have an Ownership Mindset?
How to Schedule Some Time to Relax In Your Child’s Day
Families are busier than ever, and that includes our children. Between a full school schedule during the day and all the extracurricular activities after school, when does your child have time for some down time? It's important that children have interests outside of school, but how much is too much? Maybe we also need to schedule time to relax. Having a busy life is great, … [Read more...] about How to Schedule Some Time to Relax In Your Child’s Day
Smoothies To The Rescue: Apple Pie In a Glass
Busy families make for busy moms. We all know how that goes...places to be, unexpected company, rushed music lessons, hurrying to get to sporting events. There is always something to do or some place to be, so you hurry, hurry, hurry. Before you know it, being health conscious about your family's meals gets put on the back burner. But that's one of the worst things you can do. … [Read more...] about Smoothies To The Rescue: Apple Pie In a Glass
The Day I Stopped Saying ‘Hurry Up’
A great article from Rachel Macy Stafford at Hands Free Mama... When you’re living a distracted life, every minute must be accounted for. You feel like you must be checking something off the list, staring at a screen, or rushing off to the next destination. And no matter how many ways you divide your time and attention, no matter how many duties you try and multi-task, … [Read more...] about The Day I Stopped Saying ‘Hurry Up’