Parenting

5 Tips for Encouraging Dinner Conversation with Your Kids

Parenting

Growing up, we always ate dinner together as a family. I remember that as soon as my dad arrived home from work, we’d sit down to eat. This is something I’m grateful we’re now doing with our own family! We sit down to eat dinner as a family just about every night – there are […]

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5 Ways to Help Stop Bedtime Stalling: Tips from My Kids’ Bedtime Routine!

Parenting

We’re pretty lucky that our kids are good about going to sleep. Though I hear some parents’ horror stories about kids stalling before bedtime, we’ve never had that issue! Our oldest daughter would wake up at night and end up in our bed, but neither her nor her younger brother have ever really been bad […]

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Let’s Talk Columbus Day with Our Children

Parenting

Columbus Day is a federal holiday in the United States and for most states across the nation, Columbus Day is an official holiday, often accompanied with a day off from school and (perhaps) work, depending on your employer. Some states and cities have opted to abolish Columbus Day and instead celebrate Indigenous People’s Day, which […]

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15 Nice Things Kids Can Do for Do Something Nice Day

Kids

Today is Do Something Nice Day, a day to take a little time to do a good deed or simply do something nice for others. Of course, we should strive to be nice every day, but taking advantage of this designated day is a great way to be sure we make the extra effort. Plus, […]

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Letting Go of Nap Time

Baby Boy

Earlier this week I talked about how my baby boy and I spend our afternoons after he gets home from pre-Kindergarten and shared a free printable preschool daily routine chart! I mentioned that he now has quiet time since he has outgrown his daily nap. This is something I’m pretty bummed about, but in the […]

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