4 New Year’s Resolutions Every Mom Should Make

You are not a failure if you find that a certain lofty goal doesn’t actually fit into your life. As you work towards finding a balance that’s right for you and your family, expect growth and change to throw you off the charted course.

If Your House is Overflowing After the Holidays, Try this

Well, it’s over. The tree has been recycled, (or it’s in the backyard rotting) the decorations are put away, and the Christmas music has been banned again until next year. If you’re anything like our family, it feels like there’s this huge buildup to the Christmas season every year, and it starts earlier and earlier. … Continued

Why We’re Opting Out of the Overscheduling Competition

When the conversation inevitably turns to a detailed rundown of all their children’s activities, sports, and lessons, I nod my head in what I hope is a sign of empathy and understanding. But the truth is, I don’t chime in on those conversations, because my kids aren’t in any activities of any kind.

4 Ways to Instill Gratitude in Your Kids

With the holidays fast approaching, instilling gratitude is more important than ever. I want my kids to focus on how much they have to be grateful for, not how much shiny new stuff they “need.”