Board Game Etiquette

Playing board games with your child is great. But is it okay to let your child “cheat”? Sometimes, yeah, it is okay to cheat. Here's why.

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Leaving The House On Time!

Does your child have no idea when to start getting ready to leave the house? Do they wonder why you wake them up a whole hour before they have to be someplace?

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Homeschooling the Anxious Child

When your child has anxiety, every part of life can be harder for them. As a homeschool teacher, learning to teach around anxiety is challenging. There are techniques, coping skills, and choices you can make, to help you anxious child do better with their homeschooling each day.

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Let’s Play! Why your child needs to play instead of work.

Some children seem to be born ready to play from the moment they learn to crawl. But what if you have a child that doesn’t seem to know how? What if they ask you to play too? What if you feel like your child needs a bit of a push towards play time? Here’s my guide to how, and why,...

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Hidden Nutrition: Are there carrots in this??

Have you ever heard about being a sneaky chef and hiding nutrition in your child’s food? The idea is to sneak some vegetables into what you are cooking where your family won’t see it, smell it, or taste it. I’m going to share the sneaky additions that I liked so well, I am still doing them for my family.

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Asking for Help – Parenting at Its Finest

“Can you help me?” might be the start of some of my best parenting moments. It lets my child see themselves as important. “Mom is asking me for help, not anyone else!” Using this phrase, my kids have attempted all kinds of new activities, knowing they had my support.

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