I stand in front of my mirror and I’m not happy with what I see. Pregnancy changed my body and sometimes I don’t even recognize myself. I know if I work hard I can get it back, or get close to having my pre-pregnancy body back but I also work from home and have 2 small kids and it wears me out. I am well aware you can think this is an … [Read more...] about 5 Ways to Encourage a Positive Body Image In Little Girls
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The kids are running around, laughing and simply having a blast at the playground. When you suddenly look at the time and realize you have to leave. You know your kid is not going to take it well because she's having such a great time. You sit and think how can you get your child to leave without fighting and without having to … [Read more...] about Need to Go When Your Kid is Having Fun? Ask Your Child This ONE Question To Leave Without Tears
When you think about your childhood what's the first thing that comes into mind? For me it's all the fun I had. I remember playing with my friends in schools, in the neighborhood, in parks and in people's yards. Play was such a big part of my childhood and I bet it was a big part of your childhood too. Now think one moment about … [Read more...] about How To Encourage Unsupervised Free Play in a Supervised World
I am a stay-at home mom with a part time job I do from home. I consider myself primarily a stay-at-home since my entire day is devoted to my girls and my job is what I do on the side. I love staying at home with them because I get to see my daughters grow day-by-day and I'm always the first person that sees when they make a new gesture … [Read more...] about How to Reconnect With Your Child When Life Gets Too Busy
"Let's go to the playground", I tell my four year old and my 20 month old. They both yell: "yaaaaaay", with excitement. We start getting ready and my youngest insists on wearing her sister's shoes. They are so big it's just not safe to use them at the playground. I try to convince her to wear another pair of shoes and it ends with my … [Read more...] about The Unexpected Challenges of Raising a Second Child
I remember the exact moment when I realized I wasn't going to be a mainstream mom. We had come from the hospital with our new baby. She was just perfect and smelled like “home”. She had fallen asleep nursing in my arms and I got up to put her on her crib. Soon after she was screaming and crying. This kept happening until I realized this … [Read more...] about How Listening To Your Inner Voice Will Make You A Better Parent