Have you heard of the phrase, "settle the glitter"? That's just one mindfulness technique you can use to help your child when they become overwhelmed, overloaded or overstimulated. to.pbs.org/32qXAlU... See MoreSee Less
I consider myself an early childhood expert. When it comes to my own children, who are now both teens, I’m not always so sure of myself!! I know a lot of my followers have more children in the home. I cherish the advice that I have received from other parents with bigs too! This was a read I needed today. I hope it helps you too. Parenting is hard! A woman told me yesterday that the kids in her neighborhood may not have a lot of resources, but they are loved! That keeps sitting with me! My children definitely know that they are loved by me!! ... See MoreSee Less
“All details aside, no one is ever quite ready for parenthood – every parent is caught off guard, again and again. Parenthood is a role that chooses you every day, not the other way around. And perhaps a week in, a month in, or even a few years in, you open your eyes to look at the precious child in your arms, and suddenly awake to the realization that of all the things there ever were to juggle, this is the one you should not drop.” What a fantastic Saturday morning read. Grab a cup of coffee for this one!! ... See MoreSee Less
Here are 20 simple yet powerful truths you can add to your daily conversations with your child that will gradually change how they think about themselves and their place in the world, and ultimately transform how they live their life.