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Giving Grace Changes Everything

Regardless of the mistakes I make as a parent, there is no better feeling than tucking my children in at night when they wrap their arms around me and meet me with unconditional grace and love. Shouldn’t we offer the same to our children?

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How You Can Help Your Child Handle Disappointment

This year has been filled with a lot of setbacks (to say the least). These tips will help adjust your kid’s attitude so that they can find the good in any situation and prepare them for what life throws their way.

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6 Ways to Practice Self-Love Daily

“Say it with me: self-care is not selfish. It is you taking care of your basic needs and rights as a human being.”

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5 Tips for Moms Dealing with Divorce

“If you’re in the throes of divorce, it may be difficult—if not impossible—to see a silver lining in such a mess. Yet, it’s important to remember that you’re doing this for your kids if nothing else. “

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Dear Teachers, I See You

“For my friends, as they set sail in uncharted waters; wherever they may lead.”

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Why Kids Regress During Times of Stress & 7 Things Do About It

“Our kids whine or cry, our teenager throws a tantrum, our potty-trained child has an accident—pay attention! They don’t just need our attention, but the inward emotions are asking for their attention and need to be addressed.”

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Peloton Launches Family-Friendly Classes

It will include 10 episodes across meditation and cardio, with classes appropriate for ages 5-15. 

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New Initiative Aims to Put Kids on the Path to Avoid Depression and Anxiety

The HeartMath Institute is giving away 100,000 Copies of a new online program to help kids learn to manage emotions.

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3 Questions Expecting Moms Should Ask During Their Hospital Tour

The agenda before having a baby includes everything from picking out a crib to choosing a name. But one of the really important items that might not be top of your list right now is taking a hospital tour.

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10 Books That Help Kids Understand & Get Through Puberty

Thanks to Common Sense Media’s top ten book picks, talking about puberty just got a whole lot easier (and a whole lot less embarrassing) for everyone.

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10 Ways to Keep Your Kids Safe Online

Because the world is more digital than ever.

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How to Raise an Emotionally Resilient Kid

Emotional resilience not only translates into a higher sense of confidence and self-esteem, but it allows kids to bounce back from failure, conquer challenges and more. These five tips will help you raise an emotionally healthy child.

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What to Do If Your Teenager Is Involved in a Car Accident

Teenagers and driving go together like peanut butter and jelly, but sometimes accidents happen. Here’s what to do first if your teen is involved in a car accident.

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The Importance of Saying ‘I’m Sorry’

When I was younger, I thought if I apologized for my actions, that others would view me as weak. As I grew and was exposed to other ways of thinking about the phrase ‘I’m sorry,’ I began to realize just how wrong I had been.

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How to Talk to Your Child About Emotional Health

Talking to your children about their emotional health can be a daunting subject. Here are some guidelines to help you talk to your children about emotional health at every age.

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Chrissy Teigen’s Tips for Happy Living: “See Yourself Through Your Kids’ Eyes”

Chrissy Teigen gets real with some amazing parenting advice in a new interview.

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7 Ways Moms Can Stress-Proof Their Health in the New Year

Here are some simple practices to help you live with more calm and happiness and less stress and anxiety in the New Year.

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Motivating Your Kids to Take Risks Makes Them Less Anxious, New Study Finds

It seems completely counter-intuitive, but science says otherwise.

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Why Family Dinners Together Matters (& How to Make Them Less Stressful)

Family dinners are linked to improved diet and improved emotional health.
Study after study reveals what our grandparents knew: the importance of family dinners. In fact, many studies reference family dinner attendance as a key factor in how happy a…

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Finding Balance in Motherhood Is a Lie

Moms are fed an expectation they can and need to do it all and that is impossible.

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Balance in motherhood is a lie and no amount of hustling will ever make it possible.
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5 Science-Backed Hacks to Boost Your Mom Mood ASAP

So, you’re having a bad day (or week or month). You’re feeling down and out, overwhelmed, and don’t want to get out of bed in the morning just to deal with tantrums, whining, crying, messes, and bad attitudes all day.…

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5 Truths School Teachers Want Parents to Know

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Think back to your favorite teacher. My favorite teacher growing up was a fourth grade, no-BS badass. She’d call you out for passive-aggressively asking for the scissors instead of directly asking for them (which I never forgot). She…

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7 Life Lessons I’ve Learned From “Daniel Tiger”

Of course, being a parent is a precious gift of God. It is a unique feeling when we love somebody else wholeheartedly and unconditionally for eternity. Nothing else can produce the true joy and satisfaction that motherhood allows. It is…

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Dad’s “Surprise” Return Home From Military Youtube Video

Have you guys seen this video making the rounds on youtube? It’s a tear-jerker, as the dad surprises his two children, the little girl bursts into tears and you suddenly realize what an impact deployed parents have on little kids…

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