Do the chemicals in your household cleaners cause permanent damage? Cleaning is not one of my favorite things to do, but it is a necessary evil. If you have even one child, you know that somehow messes seem to make themselves, and its almost impossible to keep up with your kids when it comes to… Read More Are Cleaning Chemicals Damaging Your Lungs?
Believe it or not, your child athlete may be too nice. I have said it time and again, and I stick by it. Child sports are supposed to be fun. That being said, there is no denying that any sport generally comes with a competitive element, and although we don’t want to raise our kids… Read More Is Your Child Athlete Being Taken Advantage of?
Are you unknowingly causing your kids sports-induced stress? Anyone who is a parent can tell you, the main reason to enroll your kids into sports is so they can burn off excess energy. The sense of camaraderie, lessons in team-building, and social skills they develop as a result of sports are all amazing side effects,… Read More Do Your Kids Suffer from Sports-Induced Stress?
They say that a winner never quits, but is that old adage always true? We have all heard the age-old adage that quitters never win, and winners never quit, but as a parent, I don’t know if I agree. While its true that you don’t want to to raise a child to think that they… Read More Five Signs Your Child Should Quit a Sport
Teaching your kids how to lose with grace is a very important lesson. If your child is getting involved in sports, it’s pretty inevitable that they will eventually lose. Obviously, losing sucks for everyone, but as a parent it can be especially hard because your instinct is to protect your child from anything that will… Read More What to do When Your Kid Loses Their First Game
When choosing a sport for your child, you should always choose something age appropriate. I know this probably isn’t something I need to say, but if you are thinking of enrolling your toddler in flag football, don’t. You would think that goes without saying, but I recently read a disturbing article on parents enrolling their… Read More How to Choose Age Appropriate Sports For Your Kids
Organizing your home is the best way to create a stress-free life. I know that moms everywhere can relate to this, but the disorganization that can come along with having one or more kids can sometimes be catastrophic. Keeping an organized home is tantamount to living a life of reduced anxiety, but when you have… Read More Three East Ways to De-clutter Your Home Today