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How can you connect with your kids when you’re totally tapped out?  Here are a few ideas to help.

Connecting with Kids When You're Exhausted

How to connect with your kiddos on the most difficult days. (I needed this today) How to connect with your kiddos on the most difficult days. (I needed this today)

Some really cute and fun ideas.

Fun ways to Love your Children

Fun ways to surprise your kids, create vivid memories, and help them feel loved. These are so fun. Simple little reminders!

Why I took all my kids toys away {& why they wont get them back}--a must read for any parent who has struggled with the problem of too much stuff!

Why I Took My Kids' Toys Away

Why I took all my kids toys away {& why they wont get them back}--a must read for any parent who has struggled with the problem too much stuff! This is an awesome idea.rotating toys instead of all of them out at one time :)

After School Checklist! This after school checklist will helpfully remind your kids what needs to be done after school! #afterschoolchecklist #kidschores #parentingtips

For the January back to school not motivated days. checklist will helpfully remind my kids what needs to be done when they walk in the door from a long day at the "office".

The Train To Crazy: Teach your kids to clean (printable chore chart)

Teach Your Child To Read Tips - teach your kids to clean (without whining, begging or nagging involved) - TEACH YOUR CHILD TO READ and Enable Your Child to Become a Fast and Fluent Reader!

The Best Ways to Connect in Just 10 Minutes with Kids of All Ages -  Keep this list of ideas.

10 Minutes to a More Connected Relationship with Your Kids

Do you have ten minutes? Connecting with kids 10 minutes at a time - a great list of ideas for each age.

Find the Positive: "Hugging hands" instead of don't hit. "Walking feet" instead of don't run. Make up your own: "Whisper voice" instead of stop yelling. "Mommy's listening" for the whining times. "Love time" as a break when child is upset, fussy or clinging (then give your child attention and cuddles). Teach respect and proper communication techniques. Remember to keep your patience too :)

Toddlers: How To Get Rid of NO! also good suggestions for early language development with nouns + verbs

How to get kids to listen while keeping your cool (no more whining and yelling!)

How to Maintain Your Zen When the Kids Have Lost Their Ever-Loving Minds

Getting Kids to Listen without Yelling, Nagging, or Losing Your Cool - Modern Parents Messy Kids

Such a great list of fun ways to connect with your kids -- they'll love it

Haha, I love these silly game ideas. What great ways to slow down and connect with the kids Parenting tips for every parent, parenting tips, tips

10 ways to spend memorable time with your kids on the cheap - My favorites are Have chocolate fondue for dinner and Have lunch UNDER the table!

Family Fun Night: Conversation Hearts

10 ways to spend memorable time with your kids on the cheap.love the idea of eating dinner under the table with a table cloth (like a tent).the boys would love this.

Sometimes it's good to listen. Really listen. To your kids. Take a moment to talk with your kids this week. Ask a few questions. Listen. Learn. Love. You may be surprised at what you find out!

Q is for 10 Great Questions to Ask Your Kids

Sometimes it's good to listen. Really listen. To your kids. Take a moment to talk with your kids this week. Ask a few questions. You may be surprised at what you find out! I think this can apply even to adult children!

7 ways to make the most of your time while they are little.  This is truly an amazing read for mama's!

I dont have kids yet but at 28 and still bejng my mom's "baby" i think these are great ideas to remember. not just with kids 71 Toes: 7 motherhood ideas I love

My kids have recently reached the age where they’re interested in chores, money, earning, saving… all of that good stuff. And as we started to dip our toes into the world of chores and piggy banks, I realized it’s not quite as straight forward as I had thought. So today we’re publishing the first in …

Establishing "Family Jobs" & "Money Jobs" at Home

Happy Family Habit - Family jobs and money jobs both have their place in teaching kids responsibility

Why are routines so important to kids? Especially young ones? Such good information shared.

Why Is It That Routines Are so Important to Kids Anyway?

Why routines are important for kids. Not schedules. A routine lets a child know what to expect. A routine provides them with a sense that life is predictable. A routine is calming, providing a child with a sense of security.

Money as You Grow: concepts to teach kids about money (by age)

How to teach kids about money - at home, in class and after school

20 things kids need to know about money. Activities by age group to help your child learn to live a financially smart life.

Do you have to ask your child numerous times to do something? Learn how to use two powerful parenting tools to help get the outcome you want.

Consequences and Privileges - How to Use Them Effectively

Mighty Mommy has 5 expert tips on helping turn bad behavior into something positive.

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