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Is your child in a slump at school and dreading the start of a new semester? If so, it might be time to look at the situation with fresh eyes and find a new strategy for tackling those problem subjects. Here are some ideas for helping your child turn over a new leaf at school and succeed: #parenting #school

Turning Over a New Leaf at School

Why Being Beautiful Is Freakin’ Overrated | MyTinySecrets

"Not Everyone is Beautiful" - interesting article about how our society has skewed what "beautiful" means.

Before we go crazy with all the things that need to get done before our heads hit the pillow tonight, maybe it’s time to stop the spinning and make sure we have a few happy habits in place.  The kind that will keep us focused on joy in all the crazy.  #happyhome #momlife #habits

9 Habits for a Happy Home

Before we go crazy with all the things that need to get done before our heads hit the pillow tonight, maybe it’s time to stop the spinning and make sure we have a few happy habits in place. The kind that will keep us focused on joy in all the crazy.

There are other approaches to helping your child deal with anxiety, and we cover some of them here in a Mother's Guide to Handling Childhood Anxiety.

A Mother's Guide to Handling Childhood Anxiety

Anxiety in Children - Signs of performance anxiety, peer pressure anxiety and general anxiety

Parenting Quotes: Inspirational and Funny - iMOM

Parenting Quotes: Inspirational and Funny

A hand-selected collection of parenting quotes to inspire you in your most important job.

Most parents want to encourage their kids and motivate them to be the best they can be. But,sometimes well-intentioned parents sometimes end up discouraging their kids instead. Here are 4 ways you can #discourage your child.

4 Ways Parents Discourage Their Kids

Kid date night envelope, makes the actual LEAVING part of a date, a breeze! www.thedatingdivas.com #creativedates #kids #freeprintable

"Kid Date Night" Envelope

Kid date night envelope, makes the actual LEAVING part of a date, a breeze! IF we ever get to go on a date night :)

Yes, academics are tough but so are moms and we can help our kids! So here are 3 ways I help my kids when the going gets tough: #parenting #momlife #academics

When the Going Gets Tough: Academics

When the going gets tough in school, it's up to us parents to keep our kids going! So here are 3 tips for kids when the going gets tough: academics!

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Of course, I know that parents are the main teachers in a family, but it’s good to let our children hone their teaching skills too. They’ll need them one day at work, in friendships, and even in their own parenting days.

Nightly Questions, either before bed or at dinner table. What made you laugh today? What made you sad? What did you learn?  We've added a fourth, "What made you proud?"

3 Questions to Ask Your Child Every Night

Use your nighttime routine to foster open communication with your child. What is one thing that made you smile today? What is one thing that made you cry today? What is one thing you learned today?

Back to School Party Ideas for a Family Celebration - iMom

Back to School Party Ideas for a Family Celebration

Positive discipline focuses on our children’s good behavior. Our 3 discipline basics are a great foundation for your positive discipline plan.

3 Steps to Positive Discipline - iMOM.com

Positive discipline focuses on our children’s good behavior. Our 3 discipline basics are a great foundation for your positive discipline plan.

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The Ten Commitments of Great Parents

In the wake of trauma, a parental conclusion is that they have resilient children. Here's why kids are not resilient.

Do You Have Resilient Children? Think Again

Painful experiences for kids remain with them like a scar only to resurface at a later date. Rather than assume they are fine, there are things we can do in the meantime that can help them process and heal.