8 tips for a positive parent teacher conference

8 tips for a positive parent teacher conference

Parent-teacher conference can be a great tool for you, your child, and your child’s teacher. Taking time to consider what you’d like to discuss with the adult who spends many hours with your child can be helpful for everyone. Here are eight ways you can...
When Mommy Loses It

When Mommy Loses It

I’d love to say I’ve never lost it as a mom, but unfortunately, I can’t.  I get tired, cranky, and overwhelmed just like my kids. What I CAN do is try to avoid “trigger” situations in the future and have a plan in place- just in case. So...
5 Tips for Unexpected Adventures

5 Tips for Unexpected Adventures

Day 3: Positive Parenting Series One day I was in the grocery store parking lot with my kids. We were just out running errands and my son suddenly got really excited. “Oh look, wow!  I saw one of those in a movie once! I would LOVE do that sometime.” I...
Is your child a non-sleeper?

Is your child a non-sleeper?

Have you ever struggled with a child who’s a non-sleeper – they don’t sleep, even after trying all the “no-fail” parenting tricks? Some kids {and parents} have a much harder time with bedtimes. One day, I was sitting in a pharmacy waiting...