Tag: parenting

Surviving Four-Year-Old Behavior Problems

I know they call it the terrible twos, but the fours have been the most difficult year so far! My little fournado turned five in July, and things are starting to simmer down a bit. These are my and survival tips for your four-year-old behavior…

I got rid of my kid’s toys!

Yes, I did it! I’m that mom who hauled off her unsuspecting kid’s toys. I felt equally guilty and liberated. Emma screamed. Ah, motherhood. This was a long time coming. I already knew that having less stuff makes my life easier, and now it was…

How to Stop Getting Irritated By Your Kids

How to Stop Getting Irritated By Your Kids

Do you find yourself getting irritated by your kids often? Does everything they do drive you up the wall? I totally understand! I felt that way about my daughter for several months straight. Not only did my hair-trigger make me feel guilty and like a…

Changing Your Parenting Phrases to Be Positive and Loving

Changing Your Parenting Phrases to Be Positive and Loving

Have you ever opened your mouth and your mom’s voice came out? Or maybe you hear still hear your dad’s disappointment when you make a mistake. Our voices as parents become our kids’ inner voice. So how can we make sure that their inner voice…

How to Feel Confident in Your Parenting Choices

How to Feel Confident in Your Parenting Choices

One of the hardest parts of parenting is making choices. Choices that you know will affect your child’s life significantly! And on top of that, you can face opposition from your spouse, your own parents, your friends, and even strangers on the Internet! All those…