Teens and Mental Health: Is It Just Attitude or Something More? The teen years are a tumultuous time for both children and parents alike. Hormones are fluctuating, personal relationships are changing, responsibilities are increasing, and stress has suddenly become a factor in their lives. As they deal with all of the changes in their body and try to figure out exactly who they are, there
It’s important to think about and celebrate the Earth all year long. However, Earth Day is a day that the world comes together for this same purpose. You can find lots of wonderful local Earth Day activities to take part in, including volunteer opportunities and outdoor events. If you’re looking for something do to at home, this list of Earth Day activities will help!
7 Birthday Theme Ideas for Tweens – Parents of tweens are faced with many challenges throughout these years of transition, including when planning birthday celebrations. Many tweens have outgrown the old standard character themed parties, which made planning simple and want something a little more grown up. If you’re struggling to find birthday theme ideas for tweens that they’ll love, but keep coming up short,
15 Fun Free Things for Families to Do Weekends are a time for family togetherness and fun, but that often means spending money on outings or activities. When the entertainment budget is tight or you want to save your funds for something special, finding free things for families to do together is important. Here are a few great ways to enjoy time as a
Holiday shopping for my teens has become increasingly difficult. Trying to find something that is not just “stuff” to clutter up their rooms, something that they will actually use and something that they will love makes for the perfect storm of a shopping nightmare. Taking the time to find a gift that speaks to their personality and interests is important especially for teens. Taking the
Over the past few weeks, as another school year comes to a close, I have been seeing more and more posts and comments from parents bemoaning the fact that their kids are home for the summer. Look, I get it… it’s hard to keep them busy. As a Work At Home Mom, it’s much more difficult for me to get my job done while they’re
***I received compensation for this post as part of the “THIS. IS. EVERYTHING.™” campaign with the Mom It Forward network. All opinions expressed are my own and honest*** I don’t know about you, but breakfast is a big deal in my house. Even though mornings are often rushed, I make sure my kids start their morning with a healthy breakfast. The only problem is that