Learning Life Skills

We all want to raise kids who are confident, brave, and ready to tackle this big ‘ole scary world someday. It’s not easy to give them growing opportunities when we want to protect them and slow down time.

Confident kids take tiny steps each day to discover the world around them. We are preparing them to be functioning adults, and those life skills aren’t always easy to teach when they’re so little. Here are the ideas I’m trying with my crew! 

How to Teach A Child To Ride a Bike

How to Teach A Child To Ride a Bike

Let's talk about one of parenting's greatest challenges: raising a mini-me. I absolutely love that my kid is straight up ballin' when it comes to her reading skills. Yay! Not so yay? Her fear of failure, her fear of physically risky things like taking off the training wheels from her bike, and...

Printable Positive Affirmations for Kids

Printable Positive Affirmations for Kids

As a former teacher, I've seen first-hand what a difference a kind word can make a child's day. I've also seen kids engage in negative self-talk, and it's heartbreaking to watch. Positive affirmations for kids can really make a difference in how they perceive themselves.  One student in...