Life is busy, right? It’s basically the whole premise of this blog series! How we’re busy yet still need to make the conscious effort to find time and ways to bond with our children. The key word is conscious. We have to purposefully make… Continue Reading “Listen to Them and Show It”
There was a time (I’m sure there has been more than one!) when my children were driving me crazy. Crazy like they haven’t stopped talking, shouting, arguing all afternoon and I wanted to pull my hair out. I made the mistake of saying just… Continue Reading “Mean What You Say”
When children entered my home, my OCD tendencies really took a beating. I spend a lot of time swallowing the urge to fix messes and straighten toys. I want my children to take ownership of their things, their spaces. I don’t want to constantly… Continue Reading “Allow Them to Create Their Own Space”
We’ve talked about telling our children stories about their past and about the past of those they love. We’ve talked about open communication and today I suggest you encourage your children to tell you stories. Whether they be made up or of their day… Continue Reading “Encourage Them to Tell You Stories”
You have multiple opportunities every day to form bonds through chocolate chip cookies, pizza, meatloaf or more!