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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(…)

Help Get Your “i-Kids” Back to the Holiday Table!

Help Get Your “i-Kids” Back to the Holiday Table!

Written by Carew Papritz for Mom-Spot.com Have you experienced a holiday dinner when it seems like the kids are more thankful for their phones than their family?  With kids glued to their apps, screens, texts, and videos, we’ve finally reached the modern equivalent of that age-old parenting adage, “Be seen but not heard.”  Now our(…)