Yesterday my son's best friend turned six and his birthday looked a lot different than we imagined a few weeks ago. I remember him happily planning his party, talking with his friends about all the things they do to celebrate, counting down the days until his birthday. But the quarantine made it impossible for him to spend his birthday with his friends. We sent him a video message and left a gift in front of his door, but it felt sad not to be able to celebrate together. Luckily, there are … [Read More...]
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A playful schedule with easy and fun activities for kids When this year started I made a commitment to create monthly activity calendars for our family to enjoy together. I wanted us to be more intentional about spending quality time together, … [Read More...]
Ever since the schools closed, I started looking for valuable resources to help us get through this period easier. I was very happy to discover several big lists of ideas, but then I quickly got overwhelmed. While some of the resources turned out … [Read More...]
When it comes to managing screen time, each family has a different approach. Some families set strict limits, others let kids have as much screen time as they want. In our home, we have rules that help us limit screen time, because I think there … [Read More...]
Inside: Stuck at home with kids? Try these easy and fun family activities that will help you connect and have fun together! Three weeks with no school. This is what our school district announced in an email, with the recommendation to stay inside … [Read More...]
When my son was a toddler disciplining him felt hard. Everything I knew about gentle parenting sounded great in theory, but putting it into practice turned out to be a lot more difficult than I imagined. Some days were so chaotic and overwhelming … [Read More...]