Tag: communication

Potty Talk, Potty Talk, Potty Talk: What’s a Mom To Do?

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“Poop!” “Hahahahaha!” “Poop! Poop!” “Hehehehehe! Hahahahaha!” Little Potty Mouths The above was an honest-to-goodness, real and frequent conversation between our two sons a few years back. And it made...

Eco-conscious Parenting: A Practical Starting Point

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In the spirit of spring cleaning, I dove into my sons' closets recently in efforts to clear out the usual. The clothes and toys...

50 Reward Ideas for Kids

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You've probably heard of positive reinforcement. It's the idea of rewarding or praising the behaviors you want your kids to have, which in turn...

Teaching Kids to Lead and Follow Well

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"Be a leader, not a follower." How many of us have heard that time and time again? Growing up, I thought being a follower was...

My Audible Addiction

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There is nothing I love more than curling up on the couch, in a blanket on an overcast day with a warm beverage and...

Ask for Help!

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I was texting a friend the other day asking if she needed anything. She had just given birth to a sweet baby boy via...

The Importance of Being an Advocate

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Advocating for ourselves can be incredibly difficult. Instinct is something that we all have, but can be a scary thing to voice. We wonder...

Why Is My Skin Brown?

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What color are you? We can often find ourselves in the trap of a social construct, called race.  So many of us have been taught...

If You Give a Mom a Minute

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If you give a mom a minute…. you know, an actual quiet moment to herself with no one asking for help, calling her name,...

Understanding Gender Identity, Gender Expression and Sexual Orientation

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One of the major developmental milestones we all face is the forming of our gender and sexual orientation. Most of us are pretty clear...