Family Life

5 Ways to Create a Positive Home Environment for Your Children

5 Ways to Create a Positive Home Environment for Your Children

There is a growing body of evidence that authenticates the necessity of raising children in a positive home environment, but there are many parents who don’t realize exactly what this means. While we may feel like we are doing the right thing, there are times when we are operating under multigenerational family habits, which are(…)

Introducing Mindful Kids: First Activity Deck to Reduce Childhood Stress & Anxiety

Introducing Mindful Kids: First Activity Deck to Reduce Childhood Stress & Anxiety

“We cannot say enough good things about Mindful Kids, an activity deck of gorgeously illustrated cards graced with concise, enjoyable mindfulness activities. . .The brevity and clarity of those activities make them highly engagingandgreatly enhances the likelihood of their becoming part of adailypractice. Though geared towards children, the playfulvisualizations and exercises are powerful, life-changing tools that(…)

The Happiest Kids in the World

The Happiest Kids in the World

Calling all stressed-out parents: Relax! Imagine a place where young children play unsupervised, don’t do homework, have few scheduled “activities” . . . and rank #1 worldwide in happiness and education. A place where babies sleep 15 hours a day, teenagers rebel only minimally and parents enjoy an enviable work-life balance.  It’s not a fantasy—it’s the Netherlands!(…)

Mealtime with the Kids Shouldn’t Be An Aerobic Workout

Mealtime with the Kids Shouldn’t Be An Aerobic Workout

We’ve all been there…having just placed your little one’s neatly cut up meal on their high chair tray, you finally sit down to enjoy your own meal, and glance over to see the food strewn all over the floor! How do they do that so fast!? When was the last time you actually sat down(…)

Solution:  Portable High Chair For Families on the Go

Solution: Portable High Chair For Families on the Go

Summer is winding down and kids are back in school.  This by no means has us slowing down.  In fact, I think we are outside more during the transition to fall and in the fall than we are in the summer.  The weather (in my opinion) is nicer and more comfortable.  It’s not too hot(…)

CELEBRATING THE NEW YEAR WHEN YOU HAVE KIDS

CELEBRATING THE NEW YEAR WHEN YOU HAVE KIDS

Fun Tips from Mommy’s Time Out Wine Enjoying the New Year when you have children brings a new host of challenges, especially if you’re a newer parent.  The makers of Mommy’s Time Out Wine understand and have offered the following ideas: Keep it Simple; Celebrate at Home: Being a parent is stressful enough, but combine(…)