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200 ways to bless your child with a happy childhood...the little things count. So simple, yet so important. Every parent (including me!) needs to read this every once in a while!

Teaching a Child To Hold a Pencil... 1. Take a Kleenex and tear it two pieces. 2. Have the child pinch the Kleenex piece in his/her pinky and ring finger, like this. 3. While the child is still pinching the Kleenex in those two fingers, tell him to hold the pencil in the remaining three fingers. 4. Remarkably, as long as the Kleenex is still "occupying" their 4th and 5th fingers, the child will naturally hold the pencil the right way.

Motherhood Ideas: 1. Movie Night: every Friday 2. Interviews: ask family questions, figure out goals 3. Lunch Dates: Once a month take child out of school lunch for a date 4. Mother's Day Letters: Write love letter to child each year 5. Clean Ten: When things get cluttered, say "clean 10" and everyone picks up 10 things 6. Late Nights: Each kid gets 1 night a week to stay up 15 mins later for 1 on 1 attention time 7. Happies and Sads: At dinner take turns saying best part of day and…

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A New Way to Teach Your Child to Tie Their Shoes

An incredible NEW way to teach your child to tie their shoes. "My kids learned in a mere 5 minutes." You must see this tutorial!

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Create Your Own Anti-Anxiety Kit for Children

How to Create an Anti-Anxiety Kit for Your Child including free printable relaxation prompts