Category: Solutions & resources

4 powerful tools to help children overcome fears

Raluca Loteanu April 5, 2017
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If your kids are dealing with fears, here are 4 powerful tools on how to help children overcome fear and provide them the support they need! | How to help children overcome fears | Kids fears | Children fears
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It is really frustrating to see your child being scared and not being able to help him overcome this feeling! In the past months, I felt this several times as my boy has experie... read more

What helped me become a calmer mom and be gentle with my child even if I’m angry

Raluca Loteanu March 26, 2017
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Calm mom | How to be a calm mom | How to be a calm parent | Tips for not getting angry | Gentle parenting
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Having a calm mom matters a lot for every child, but fighting anger as a parent is not always an easy thing. Ever since I became a mother, I tended to get angry more easily, pro... read more

7 useful ways to prepare for the first day of preschool (+ a printable to help you)

Raluca Loteanu March 7, 2017
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How to prepare for preschool + a printable to help your child adjust to this change
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The beginning of preschool is an important moment for every child and it can bring a lot of joy for seeing your child reaching this milestone, but also a lot of worries about ho... read more

How to create an effective morning routine for kids {+ printable morning checklist}

Raluca Loteanu March 2, 2017
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Here are some tips that totally changed our mornings and a printable checklist that will help you create an effective and joyful morning routine for kids! | Morning checklist for kids | Morning checklist for toddlers | Printable morning checklist
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If you have a young child, I’m sure that you know those chaotic mornings when nothing seems to work and you feel that you’ll never be able to be ready to get throug... read more

A step by step guide to toy rotation: a way to use fewer toys and encourage more independent play

Raluca Loteanu February 21, 2017
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Toy rotation | How to rotate toys | Toy rotation ideas | Toy organization ideas | Toy rotation means that you will have the toys split into several boxes and the child will receive only one box at a time. In this way, you reduce the number of toys in your child’s room and you help kids to focus more on the toys they have at hand.
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When I wrote “How to declutter toys: a guide to cleaner rooms and happier kids” I promised to come back with more information about the method we are using for manag... read more

How to reduce screen time for kids (and what to do instead)

Raluca Loteanu February 15, 2017
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I recently wrote about why we should think twice about letting small children watch TV and I got feedback from a lot of parents saying that they know that TV time is not good f... read more

Why you should think twice about letting small children watch TV

Raluca Loteanu January 31, 2017
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A lot of parents choose to let their kids watch TV from a very early age and in many families babies and toddlers spend several hours a day in front of the TV. This habit has be... read more

Chore ideas for young kids and how to put them into practice {+ printable chore list}

Raluca Loteanu January 18, 2017
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If you want to involve your kids in chores, here is a list of chore ideas for young kids (+ a printable chore list to help you put them into practice). | Chore ideas for toddlers | Chore ideas for preschoolers | Chore list for young kids | Printable list of chore ideas
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Since Bogdan was almost 2 years old I started to implement a list of chores he could do in the house. I searched for chore ideas for young kids and I began to put them into prac... read more

4 positive parenting books for raising happy and confident kids

Raluca Loteanu January 8, 2017
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Every parent wants to raise happy and confident kids, but it’s not always easy to find the positive ways of parenting for being able to do this. Since I am a mom I read a... read more