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What is self care for kids - childhood self care defined

What is Self-Care for Kids? Childhood self-care defined.

Self-care for kids is any activity that helps a child regulate. Childhood self-care is important because, just like adults, kids get stressed. Children don’t always recognize when they are stressed. Their bodies and brains are still developing. Plus, kids are still learning what signs to look for. This makes a regular routine of self-care all …

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The Ultimate Guide to Self-Care for Kids: How to Help Kids Manage Childhood Stressors Well

Ultimate Guide to Self-Care for Kids: Reduce Childhood Stress!

Are your kids equipped to practice healthy self-care? Self-care for kids is important because, just like adults, kids get stressed. In these crazy times, childhood stress is on the rise. Plus, childhood stressors are sneaky. If you’re like us, then you long to give your kids the best. This, however, can be where the problem …

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How to be a grace-based parent with grace-based parenting

How to be a Grace-Based Parent with Family Do-Over Days

Are you a grace-based parent? You might be. First, think about how you would answer the following questions. Then, we’ll dive into what grace-based parenting is all about! Do you love your kids and long to see them succeed? Are you pulling for your children, on their side, and one of their biggest fans? When …

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Creative Parenting Ideas. Raising happy kids in a pandemic.

Creative Parenting Ideas for Raising Happy Kids in a Pandemic

Let’s be honest. Creative parenting in the mids of a pandemic is not easy. And neither is raising healthy, happy kids. At least these things are not as easy as when the world is functioning normally. But what are parents to do? The reality is that in 2020, the world isn’t functioning as usual. Mask …

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Lead at Home

How to Lead at Home: The five gears of families and leaders.

“Leadership is influence, nothing more, nothing less.” I grew up attending Skyline church when leadership expert John Maxwell was pastoring—which is where I first heard this phrase. Leader’s lead. They lead at work, and leaders lead at home too. This is something I have long believed. What do you think of when you hear the …

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How to Get Organized, Manage the Chaos, and Live Well at Home!

How to Get Organized, Manage the Chaos, and Live Well at Home!

How do you get organized, manage the chaos, and live well at home? Alicia Gibson sought to answer these questions. Alicia is a mom to five kids, a high school English teacher, a professor, and a wellness coach. But she likes to say her real job title is Chaos Coordinator. Alicia knows so much about coordinating …

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