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

Science at Home – Learning Outside the Textbook

Science is a subject that has endless ways that you can teach it from home. By having fun adventures with a child’s knowledge of science when they are not at school, you will make their school experience more productive. Here are just a few of the many ways you can teach science at home to your child, whether during work or play. Science isn’t always a fun topic to learn. There are so many different aspects to teach. Finding easy ways will make the experience all the better and your … Continue reading

4 Fun Mom and Daughter Dates to Plan

Spending quality time with your daughter is an important way to bond and feel closer to her. Going on little mom and daughter dates is a great way to do that. No matter what age your little girl is, these date ideas can be a lot of fun. Try some of the fun mom and daughter dates below to get you started. 4 Fun Mom and Daughter Dates Cooking Class There are often cooking class specifically meant for a parent or child, but you can also take any type of … Continue reading

Simple Elf on the Shelf Ideas

Four years ago, we began the tradition of The Elf on the Shelf. We thought it would be a fun idea to do with our daughter. It all began well, Trixie our elf, moved nightly and came back to a new spot. Then it happened, I fell asleep and forgot to move her. I had to frantically think of a reason since my daughter didn’t misbehave. I basically told her the elf has a cold and couldn’t go away. We often struggle with Elf on the Shelf ideas and came … Continue reading

A Simple Christmas

A Simple Christmas

Have you thought about having a simple Christmas? A holiday season without the stress, without going all out on decorations, events, and gifts. Consider celebrating a much simpler Christmas this year. By scaling back, you just might find more joy this season. As an added bonus, when you keep things simple, you have a lot more time to enjoy everything this special time of the year has to offer. You don’t need to empty your bank account to make it special. A Simple Christmas When I think back on Christmases … Continue reading

Boost Your Motivation – Anxiety and Depression

Boost your Motivation

Motivation is a complex concept for many people. In spite of having big dreams or wanting to accomplish a specific goal, taking the steps necessary to reach the end results can seem impossible. Sometimes just finishing a tiny amount feels like all you can do. Wipe the idea of accomplishing anything greater, right off the list. This is strikingly true if you suffer from anxiety or depression. These mental health conditions zap the energy, happiness and will from your body. You may find yourself unable to accomplish even the basics of … Continue reading