Parenting

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 …

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

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

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

Lead at Home: The five gears applied to families, relationships, and home!

“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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The sex talk made easy - or easier

The Sex Talk Made Easy – Or Easier: Positive Parenting Tips and Wisdom

“It’s time for the sex talk.” Few words make parents, teens, and preteens cringe more. Honestly, how are parents supposed to do this? Do we suddenly blurt out the line, “Hey kids, sit down. It’s time for the sex talk?” Is it better to awkwardly mumble something about “the birds and the bees?” And what …

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Building a family legacy

Building a Family Legacy that Lasts a Lifetime

Chad knows the importance of building a family legacy. What started as a personal letter to his three daughters, eventually turned into a full-fledged book. Chad’s masterpiece Listen Up Kids, is all about building a legacy that lasts a lifetime and beyond. The Family Legacy Story Initially, Chad had three major life goals. First, he …

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How to find work-life-family balance

Finding Family-Work-Life Balance: Practical Tips for Busy Parents

Finding a healthy family-work-life balance isn’t easy. And it isn’t getting any easier. This is especially true in our hustle-and-bustle society. Finding our family-work-life balance means recognizing that time for family, income-generating activities, and personal self-care are all vital. Family, work priorities, and everyday life (such as self-care, leisure activities, and personal projects) are all …

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Being Gritty and Raising Gritty Kids

Being Gritty and Raising Gritty Kids: You and your kids can do hard things!

Sloan Ketchum knows about being gritty and raising gritty kids. She is the author of Beautiful Girl, You Can Do Hard Things. Sloane is also a coach, entrepreneur, and mom.  During our Thriving at Home Summit, Jenny and I had the privilege of connecting with Sloan. The three of us dove into practical wisdom for being …

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