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This an average amount of sleep needed and for teens this is a minimum (which most teens do not get during the school year! A good reference point for all ages'. I wish Owen would sleep hours and nap during the day!

When a temper tantrum hits, are you the opposite of calm? Try these 8 tricks next time your kid loses it over a box of Cinnamon Toast Crunch.

8 Powerful Tricks That Will Help You Tame Every Tantrum

When a temper tantrum hits, are you the opposite of calm? Try these 8 tricks next time your kid loses it over a box of Cinnamon Toast Crunch. Tantrums x

Natural Discipline For Ages 1-7: How to work with a child's development (rather than fight against it) to teach behavior. This is so good.

Natural Discipline for the Early Years

Natural Discipline for the Early Years. Discipline strategies for kids ages 1 to Kelly Bartlett's advice is right in line with attachment parenting and raising confident kids.

5 steps to put the brakes on backtalk

5 Steps To Put the Brakes on Back Talk - Positive Parenting Solutions give kids some power/choices/control; low voice, no power struggle, don't engage when disrespected. Some great ideas here, a

i love this concept!

5 Ways to Lavish Love on Your Kids

No one wants a spoiled child, but we all want our kids to know they are loved. Luckily giving kids what they need most doesn't have to cost a penny! Don't miss these 5 important ways to lavish love on your children without creating a sense of entitlement.

I love my mom!!

11 Facts That Show How Hard Moms Work

11 Facts That Show How Hard Moms Work - And how much they matter. PLUS don't forget to give credit to all the working moms out there busting their asses at home and juggling their careers!

Give your preteen a safe journal - a safe place to ask you even the most embarrassing questions

what a neat idea for older kids- Give your preteen a "Safe Journal" - a place to feel comfortable asking you even the most embarrassing questions. What a great way to encourage open communication!

8 Habits of a Gracious Wife

8 Habits of a Gracious Wife

At the beginning of mine and Eric’s dating relationship it was easy for me to be a gracious girlfriend, after all, through the ‘girlfriend’ lenses that I was wearing, the guy I was dating could so easily walk on water! I was a gracious girl who thought b

Be a happy mom. You can tell how a parent acts by how their child behaves. Stay calm, have patience, and be happy. It's not fair to your kids if you act any other way❤️ love our happy little boy!

Sometimes in the distractions of life we forget who we really are. Find 4 ways to help you remember who you are, and move toward the person you want to be.

Everyone losses themselves at times but you can always find and improve who you are!

Dear mom, we can overcome that feeling of being overwhelmed!!

7 Strategies for Overwhelmed Moms

Strategies To Help Overwhelmed Moms Find Balance! Do you ever feel like you just can’t do this for one more minute? We can overcome that feeling with these 7 strategies for overwhelmed moms!

Teaching kids how to share and make friends can be such a challenge! A list of great tips to help children at a young age create good social skills!

Teaching kids how to share and make friends can be such a challenge! A list of great tips to help children at a young age create good social skills! NOT JUST FOR KIDS, FOLKS

Do you struggle to forgive? The wound you carry holds a power far beyond the hurt. It has the power to grow a thick, gnarly root of bitterness in the fertile soil of your heart. Find out how you can protect your heart from becoming bitter.

"When you don’t know how to move forward, choose love. When there seems to be no earthly way of moving on, choose love.

5 smart Things to do before your kids wake up

5 Smart Things to do Before Your Kids Wake up

5 Smart Things to do Before Your Kids Wake up Pour Yourself a cup of coffee/Tea – I preset my coffee maker to go off 15 minutes before my al.

A humorous tip that really works to shift from angry mom to  playful mom

How to Stop Screaming at Your Kids

A humorous tip that really works to shift from angry mom to playful mom. I am not one to scream at my kids, maybe raise my voice lol but this was definitely helpful

A good parenting tip.

Funny Family Ecard: Good parenting does not mean giving him a perfect life. It means teaching him how to lead a good and happy life in our imperfect world.