It's important to stay calm and use empathy when we talk to our kids. Sometimes, it's hard to know what to say instead. Here are some examples of how we "react" to our kids and some alternative responses to try instead

Do You React or Respond to Your Kids? - Imperfect Families

Basic first aid for babies every parent should know - baby first aid is life saving knowledge and important parenting advice

Basic first aid for babies every parent should know - baby budgeting

Stop screaming at your kids!!! Road trip clips: One clip for each kid.... If they are sweet, clip stays up, if they are not, clip comes down. Everyone with a clip on the visor gets a treat at the next stop :-) love this idea!!! Will totally be doing this

Kid Clips for Road Trips

Make your own AFTER SCHOOL ROUTINE CLOCK to help your kids stay on track


The question of what your child should know before Kindergarten is answered by a Kindergarten Teacher herself!

What Should a Child Know Before Kindergarten * The Typical Mom

Bedtime Routine Chart...with school starting I need to make this a daily habit.

Preschool Activities: Bedtime Chart

Tips for raising well behaved children #parenting #love raising children, kids, #kids parenting

Parent Vs Strong Willed Child

What do you do with a day that seems to go all wrong? Turn your day around with these quick tips to be a better mom in the small moments! Take 5 seconds to show your kids they are valued and loved in your home.

5 Second Fixes to be a Better Mom Today | Jules & Co

A great list of age-appropriate chores for children. Help raise independent and competent children!

When can I start giving chores to my children? | Bub Hub

Traveling with toddlers?! Make your own Snackle Box using a cheap tackle box! Just add your favorite snacks!

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The Frog Pod – a favorite bath storage organizer with multiple functions

The Frog Pod – a favorite bath storage organizer with multiple functions

Sleepy time Popsicles. Chamomile tea, yogurt, banana

Sleepytime Baby Banana Pops

Bedtimes by Age. Just came across this, quite a good guide.

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Back to School Chore Charts

Back to School Chore Charts for Before and After School

50 Super fun activities for boys- so many neat ideas! My guys will love these!

Activities for Boys ~ Growing A Jeweled Rose

11 DIY calm down jar ideas. Great idea for calming kids down during timeouts, car trips, and before bed!

11 Totally Awesome Calm Down Jars - The Realistic Mama

Super Summer Challenge...interesting ideas for discipline, goals/chores/activities for children

Super Summer Challenge

Lots of baby-proofing hacks on the cheap.

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How to tie shoes in 5 minutes

How To Teach A 6-Year-Old To Tie Shoes In 5 Minutes — Efficient Life Skills

tips for talking to kids

12 Weeks On • Kindness always overcomes antagonism… Instead of...

20 Phrases Children Should Learn to Say - These phrases will help with your parenting |

20 Phrases Children Should Learn to Say

Let’s face it, parenting is a tough enough job, and babies don’t come with owner’s manuals. If you already have a child and are expecting another, technology moves so quickly that you might be surprised to see what’s changed since your last baby was born. From travel beds to bottle makers, read on as eBay gets you up to speed with 21 new parenting products that are beyond cool!

21 New Parenting Products That Are Beyond Cool

10 Important Life Skills Every Child Should Know. This is a great list of skills. A lot of them are fun to learn, and provide excellent bonding opportunities.

10 Best Life Skills For Children

Closest organization for Baby - I love the basket for outgrown. That's something I just can't keep up with!

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Want the truth about parenting toddler boys? Love this!

What No One Tells You About Parenting Toddler Boys