• Mommyhood & Family Time
  • My Parenting Secret to a Stress-Free Morning

    In the morning I wish I was an octopus. Having lots of hands could help me manage making breakfast for two kiddos, doing the dishes, eating breakfast, and making lunches so much easier. Quick Tips to Save Time I don’t think I’m growing extra arms anytime soon. So I get up early and do lunches […]

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  • Top Tips for Parents to Get More Accomplished with Limited Time

    time management with kids

    Naptime.  The most amazing word to a parent.  The quiet moments to yourself to refresh and rejuvenate before the fun begins again.   I had a love, stress relationship with naptime.  I would love the lengthy chunk of time to get things done, but wanted to use this precious time well and got anxious trying […]

  • Health & Fitness
  • 5 Workout Videos to do with Your Kids

    Sports. Running around outside.  These are all great forms of exercise, but what if you want to do it with you kiddo?  What if you’re stuck inside on rainy or winter morning.  These videos come to the rescue. Release some energy in a fun way. Animal Exercise.  Do the alligator or the crab.  Quick and […]

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  • The Secret to Better Homework Completion for Teens

    Routine, Routine, Routine. This is essential for teens. They’re frontal lobes are still developing.  You know, the part of the brain that deals with organization, emotional regulation, and impulsiveness: the part of the brain that drives parents nuts. Those kids that have their binders in nice neat rows and get all their homework done aren’t […]

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  • Conversation Tips to Talk to Your Teen About Tackling Homework

    Your teen struggles to get homework done.  Maybe it’s a battle.  Maybe it’s a tear fest.  Maybe it’s unproductive.  However it manifests itself in your home, I’m sure it’s frustrating. You want to help them.  You want them to develop good strategies and habits. Maybe you’ve read my posts on 6 Solutions to Homework Completion […]