10 Simple Household Chores for Kids Under 5

With our schedules so full and our lives so busy, it’s important that we as parents make sure to teach our kids from an early age that they will be expected to chip in and help with family chores.

Giving children responsibilities helps their confidence grow and helps them understand their place in the family. What do I mean by this?

Well, as kids learn and grow they are striving to understand how they fit into the world – especially within their family unit.

Encouraging good habits like cleaning up after playtime, keeping their rooms neat and tidy, and helping with family chores will help them to understand the importance of teamwork.

Being part of a family takes teamwork to make sure things run as smoothly as possible!  Continue reading “10 Simple Household Chores for Kids Under 5”

An Open Letter to Dads on Mother’s Day

Dear Dads,

Are you ready? Mother’s Day is just around the corner (you’re welcome for the reminder!)

My hope is that you noticed it on the calendar weeks ago and have been plotting tirelessly to make it an extra special day for the well-deserving mamas in your lives.

But just in case the dog ate your calendar and somehow the holiday is catching you unawares, I want you to know that I’ve got your back.

I’m going to let you in on a few little secrets that I hope will help you see the mother of your children in a new light and plan a truly spectacular day for her to enjoy this Mother’s Day.  Continue reading “An Open Letter to Dads on Mother’s Day”