I had one of the best Monday mornings I’ve had in a long, long time yesterday. There was no rushing. There were no freak outs. There were no meltdowns. Nothing was forgotten. Nobody did that last minute sprint out to the bus. It was pretty awesome. And the fluidity with which the morning ran comes down […]
How To Successfully Avoid Morning Power Struggles With Your Kids
Power struggles are the worst. They are exhausting and infuriating. What we may not realize, though, is that our kids aren’t creating this problem. We do it to ourselves! We don’t mean to do it. Many of us don’t even realize when we are doing it. But when you really pay attention to this, you might be […]
One Way To Effectively (And Less Painfully) Diffuse A Temper Tantrum
If you have a two, three, four, or five-year-old, then there is a good chance you have the pleasure of experiencing at least one full-blown, level 10, code red temper tantrum every single day. Our youngest is now five-years-old. I’d say the temper tantrums at this age are less frequent. But what they lack in […]
In a rut? This may be just what you need!
Last year I made a couple of decisions that were life changing for me. One of them was to start getting dressed again. Not that I’d been walking around naked. But I had been walking around in clothes that didn’t exactly make me feel good about myself. My wardrobe consisted of, as it does for […]