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! 

Help! My Kids Fight All the Time!

Help! My Kids Fight All the Time!

Are you sooooo frustrated about sibling fighting? My kids fight all the time, too. They're little bitty and total opposites. They kinda drive each other nuts some days, and I DO NOT foresee this changing before the teenage years. You can't change wiring and personality! That said, we've come a...

Worried You’ve Got a Spoiled Child? Read This!

Worried You’ve Got a Spoiled Child? Read This!

Ugh, we all know the feeling. It can easily happen after a birthday, Christmas or a routine Target run. You’ve barely even broken down the boxes and hauled them off to the recycling bin, and already, the kids are whining that they have nothing to do. It’s a gross feeling of over-consumption, and...