Ruth Soukup shares with us the secret to “me time” and how it has helped with her personal growth and helped her family become even stronger!
As a parent, how to raise self-reliant kids is a hard question.
We all want kids who take care of themselves and their families, but many families struggle with how to get there.
These simple, yet far from easy, parenting tips are a great place to start.
Feel like teaching kids to be friendly to the environment is ONE more thing? Here are some easy ways to teach your kids about sustainability.
When you have anxiety, you feel like you’re all alone. But you’re not.
Here are 5 tips to cope with the anxiety we feel as moms.
These simple DIY outdoor pillows take less than an hour to make.
Let’s do crafting therapy and give your porch some personality!
Why do so many moms feel guilty about taking time for self-care? Newsflash, it isn’t selfish or hard to do!
Many of us are nervous about going back to school this fall. Here are 4 tips on how to reduce anxiety for you and your kids about going back to school in 2020.
Do you feel like you’re too nice?
One of my students called me out for that my first year of teaching.
In her very astute, wise little fifth grade voice she told me, “Mrs. Crohn, you are too nice”
But wait… don’t you want to be nice? Isn’t that something to aim for?
Kind yes. But nice…nice is taking on the full responsibility of other people’s feelings and adapting your behavior to make others happy.
That’s what I was doing when an 11-year-old called me out.
In the midst of this strange season of social distancing and change, money may well be a scary topic for you. Maybe you’re like my family and you’re working through a big loss of income due to the pandemic? Maybe overwhelm and anxiety define your money situation in this season of uncertainty? Maybe you’ve decided to keep your head down and eyes closed, playing the “if I don’t look at it, then it can’t be real game” that our kids played when they were little?
As a mom, I put hobbies on the backburner.
I didn’t know I was doing it at the time. It wasn’t a conscious decision.