Sometimes my natural reactions to my kiddo experiencing “big feelings” is less than lovely. I know good and well that when emotions are flying around unchecked, my children are not going to be the ones to bring wisdom to the table. Thanks to Daniel Tiger’s Big Feelings collection, I am loaded with an arsenal of songs […]
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For the last few years, my husband and I have chosen to spend Christmas at the homes of our families instead of at our own. We like to take advantage of our days off work to travel to see family who lives far away. In fact, we have learned that traveling on the day of Christmas […]
In our “everyone gets a trophy” society how do we teach our children to be thankful, even when (especially when) they don’t get their way? It is not an overnight process and will likely include a few let downs. Those disappointments may be the very thing to deepen their gratitude.
Thankfully, we are also surrounded with ways to educate and safeguard ourselves from this financial tragedy. But, what are we doing to protect ourselves from losing our identity elsewhere? It is so easy to find our self-worth in our children and lose ourselves while raising kids.
Personally my weekdays consist of early mornings, teaching high schoolers, getting dinner on the table, playing with my kiddos before bedtime, grading papers until just before my carriage turns into a pumpkin, and putting in all-nighters with a sleep-striking baby.