25 06, 2020

Why does my child misbehave?


I often get asked "why does my child misbehave?" Unfortunately, children are going to test, push and behave in ways that we don’t like sometimes. Kids exhibit challenging behavior like whining, hitting, biting, screaming, talking back or throwing things for one of the following reasons: It works They want to get out of doing something [...]

Why does my child misbehave?2020-06-25T16:19:32+00:00
12 06, 2020

Parent Boot Camp


When I became a mother (20 years ago) I searched for the ‘right’ answers to so many questions. I wanted to know what was best to feed my son, what to do when he fussed, what to do when he didn’t sleep, and what to do when he was constipated. Everyone I asked had a [...]

Parent Boot Camp2020-06-12T01:26:47+00:00
5 06, 2020

3 ways to get your child to cooperate


Do you find yourself spending your days saying things like? “Why do you do that?” “STOP IT!” “You know better than that!” “Why can’t you just listen?” Then things usually escalate and someone yells, threats get made, things may be thrown, and the stress level rises. No one wants their days to be like this [...]

3 ways to get your child to cooperate2020-06-05T00:57:26+00:00
23 05, 2020

Melatonin and Children


Melatonin and Children Are you using or thought about using melatonin to help your kids get to sleep? I have been hearing more and more parents resorting to using a synthetic (store bought) melatonin to help get their children to calm down and get to sleep. I totally understand why parents would want to try [...]

Melatonin and Children2020-05-23T00:42:10+00:00
18 04, 2020

FREE Webinar – April 22


FREE webinar on the Keys to Peaceful Sleep with Kathy Matthews – Shine Each Day Can you relate to any of these photos?             Life is way more complicated when we are exhausted! When your kids are not sleeping well, you are not sleeping well! That means you may feel [...]

FREE Webinar – April 222020-04-18T16:00:15+00:00
18 03, 2020

Parent support during challenging times


Parent support during challenging times What a crazy time we are in. I don’t think any of us could have predicted a shutdown of schools and many stores and businesses. While this can all seem very scary and all the unknowns may create anxiety for some people, I am choosing to look at this a [...]

Parent support during challenging times2020-03-18T14:45:32+00:00
1 03, 2020

Time to SPRING ahead!


Time to SPRING ahead! Spring is in the air! The sun is shining and we are getting a little bit warmer weather! YAY! However, that also means it is that time of year again when we have to change the clocks for daylight savings! Which means that the clocks spring ahead by one hour and [...]

Time to SPRING ahead!2020-03-01T20:21:19+00:00
6 02, 2020

Tips to Diffuse a Toddler’s Meltdown


Tips to Diffuse a Toddler’s Meltdown As much as you love your toddler, parenting your young child can sometimes be frazzling and stressful! Factor in that you might be a stay-at-home parent – on call 24 hours a day – and some days might make you feel like a ticking time bomb! But take heart! [...]

Tips to Diffuse a Toddler’s Meltdown2020-02-06T03:52:16+00:00
27 11, 2019

What does it mean to be a parent who dares greatly?


What does it mean to be a parent who dares greatly? I recently read Brené Brown’s book, Daring Greatly. It was a powerful book full of lessons encouraging us to have the courage to be vulnerable and transform the way we live, love, parent and lead. If you are not familiar with Brené Brown, she [...]

What does it mean to be a parent who dares greatly?2019-11-27T21:58:11+00:00