What makes children successful over their lifetime? Research has answers to this question including how the power of yet is a game changer for kids. #parenting #powerofyet #education

This is How to Raise Successful Children

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What makes children successful over their lifetime? Research has answers to this question including why the Power of Yet is a game changer for kids.   At 22-year-old of age, Terry Fox set out on his Marathon of Hope, an endeavour that is responsible for raising over 750 million dollars for cancer research. Before his heroic […]

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The Best and Worst Ways to Raise Emotionally Intelligent Children

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One of the best predictors of success is EQ. But how do we raise emotionally intelligent children? Find out the best and worst ways to foster EQ in kids below.   Had you asked me at age 10, 20, or even 30 years old if I would ever consider sending my kids to Catholic school, […]

Our home has been consumed by toys. Here's the problem. I'm not ready to start paying allowance yet. In fact, I'm undecided about the whole thing. So I got creative and you know what? It worked. Find the secret to getting your kids to clean up and help out around the house. Comes with a free printable!

This is the Secret to Getting Your Kids to Clean Up Each and Every Time

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Lately, our home has been consumed by toys. Here’s the problem. I’m not ready to start paying allowance yet. In fact, I’m undecided about the whole thing. So I got creative and you know what? It worked. Find the secret to getting your kids to clean up and help out around the house. Comes with […]

Find three taste-safe kids activities for preschoolers or toddlers. Great for play-based learning. Get a free printable too! These are easy and so much fun!

3 Taste-Safe Kids Activities Using Cereal

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Taste-safe kids activities can be hard to come by so we came up with three play-based learning activities using cereal. Seriously, they’re so much fun!   As a proponent of play-based learning, the question I get asked the most by parents is how to make kids activities baby-safe and taste safe. It goes without saying, toddlers […]

Are you nervous about introducing a bottle to your breastfed baby? I certainly was. Find out what makes for the best baby bottles as well as how to successfully introduce a bottle to an exclusively breastfed baby. These tips are helpful, straight forward and easy to follow. #ad

Best Baby Bottles: A guide for the nervous mama

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Nervous about introducing a breastfed baby a bottle? Find out best tips for successfully bottle feeding a breastfed baby as well as the best baby bottles to use…   “The World Health Organization recommends you breastfeed your baby until two years or beyond,” our breastfeeding course instructor informed us. Had I been drinking something, I would […]

The number one baby sleep tip you need to know. Sleeping after just having a baby is disjointed at best, great sleep strategies for your infants including products that will sooth your child and increase the likelihood of sleep. Cetaphil baby #ad

Baby Sleep: The number one tip you need to know

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When it comes to baby sleep, I’ve been through my fair share. Here are research-based, parent-tested tips to gently get your baby to sleep.   When it comes to baby sleep habits and sleep training, I’ve been through my fair share.   Anticipating the birth of my first child, I read books, got prepared, and […]

Why I'm Putting My Husband First After Having Kids

Why I’m Putting My Husband First After Having Kids

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I really didn’t know what I was getting myself into when I said my “I dos” that late-summer afternoon almost five years ago. In that kitschy church just off the main drag of a sleepy summer town weeks away from hibernation, I said my vows without reservation.   I knew I had chosen well. And, […]