What Bullying Is Not – Know the Difference

My daughter has come home frustrated or upset with some situation that happened to her at school. Not every situation can be defined as bullying. We talk about those so that she knows what bullying is not. I want her to know that we can’t always say we are being bullied. School has just begun for another year and we need to have discussions with our kids on Bullying and what Bullying is not. We need to stop it before it even begins. What Bullying is not? Bullying can take … Continue reading

Raising Girls Who Love Themselves – Be Self Confident

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Self-confidence and self-esteem are often difficult for girls. Not just in terms of body image, but just having a girl learn to love everything about herself, including her intelligence, her creativity, and the special skills she has. Here are some ways of raising girls who love themselves. Raising Girls Who Love Themselves Show That You Accept Yourself How You Are One thing all girls have in common is that they look up to their mothers. If you want your daughter to love herself, you need to show that you love yourself … Continue reading

Improving Communication With Your Daughter

Communication is something you should have with every child. As a mother, communication might go astray a little bit at some point in your daughter’s life. Here are some helpful ways for improving communication that will leave a door open for talking at any stage in her life. Improving Communication Don’t Judge It is really important that your daughter knows you are never going to judge her. There is already too many judgmental people around us every day. If she thinks what she tells you is going to be faced … Continue reading

Follow the Rules – Why is My Child not Doing What They are Told

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In a perfect world, children would listen to their parents without a second thought. Unfortunately, the world is nowhere near perfect and kids don’t always do as they are told. The good news is that, as a parent, there is light at the end of the tunnel. Read on to learn how to get your child to follow the rules without bribing, threatening or screaming. Follow the Rules – Why My Child isn’t Doing What They are Told Be Adaptable No two children the same. It’s for that reason that you … Continue reading

Become a Frugal Parent – Money Doesn’t Grow on Trees

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The secret is out and it’s been out for some time, raising children is expensive. Parents today are a little bit more challenged and making ends meet is much harder than it was for their parents and grandparents.  The good news is that there ARE ways to becoming a frugal parent to make parenting less expensive. Saving money is probably easier than you think. Just follow a few of these tips and save for a rainy day. How To Become a Frugal Parent Teaching Value to Children Did you grow up … Continue reading

Helpful Tips for Making Lunches Easier for School

There is nothing worse than getting up in the morning and then desperately trying to figure out something you can put in your children’s lunch boxes. If you find yourself bewildered or end up buying a lunch because packing it seems like too much of a bother, take a look at the helpful tips below for making lunches easier. Helpful Tips for Making Lunches Easier Prepare A List Sit down with your kids and come up with a list of lunches they like. Use a pen paper or a grocery … Continue reading