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Find More Patience to Ditch the Yelling Oct 25, 2021

If I haven't said it enough, parenting is HARD. We are doing a million different things all while being the best version of ourselves. Cook healthy meals, keep up with house work, spend time with our children, spend time with our spouse, get enough sleep, drink lots of water, exercise, Oh! and...

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How-To Overcome Burnout the G.R.E.A.T. Parenting Way! Sep 27, 2021

How many times have you felt exhausted, overwhelmed or irritable on your parenting journey? I know for me the number is somewhere close to the infinites. We often hear people talk about how these feelings just come with being a parent, but what if this didn't have to be the norm?

When I am...

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A New Perspective When Dealing With Your Child's Aggressive Behaviours Aug 30, 2021

When a child becomes aggressive (hitting, kicking, screaming) it creates many feelings for a parents. Feelings of guilt, loneliness and most of all fear. As if their child is the only one who hits, kicks, or screams. That this behaviour means their child will be the school bully or end up being...

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Is My Child Ready For School? Jul 26, 2021

When our children are born, and maybe even before, the worrying begins. Are they eating enough? Are they sleeping enough? Are they learning enough?

With each new phase it seems we are met with a new worry. Once they turn 4 (or 5 in some places), parents who choose to send their children to school...

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How-To "Defend" Your Parenting Style to the Ones You Love Jun 21, 2021

Do you ever feel yourself defending your parenting style to the ones you love? Having to explain all of your choices and the reasons behind them?

Creating boundaries with the ones we love may be one of the toughest parts of being an adult. Holding your beliefs above everyone else's is never easy...

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Are Routines at Home Really Necessary? May 31, 2021

We all know how children seem to "behave better" when they are at school or child care. Why is this and how can we replicate it at home? In my experience there are usually two reasons.

One, children feel safe at home to test the boundaries and know that no matter what, Mom or Dad will always be...

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Overwhelmed Parent Here... Why Are the "Quick Fixes" Not Working? May 11, 2021

I don't know about you, but lately I have been feeling the pressures of parenthood in this never ending pandemic!

Am I spending "enough" time with each child?

Am I causing my child to have more outbursts?

Are my children going to be behind if they are not completing all their online hours?

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What To Do With "I Hate You!" Apr 13, 2021

Remember parenting in the middle of toddlerhood and feeling like the tantrums were so overwhelming you just couldn't wait until your child was able to tell you how they feel? For some of you, that stage might be today, or you may have moved on to the next stage. The stage where the tantrums look...

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"Why am I so tired?" - Every Parent Struggles! Mar 28, 2021

Let’s talk about how overwhelming the greatest job in the world is.

We often hear parents talk about how tired they are. For parents this is the equivalent of answering “Fine” when someone asks “how are you?”, and while this is the only job on the planet that is 24...

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How Can I Get My Children to Listen Mar 04, 2021
 
Do you ever feel like a broken record when speaking to your children? Are you finding you ask them 10 times and they are still protesting or worse "ignoring you"?
 
You are not alone!
 
Getting children to listen is one of the most common parenting concerns!
 
While we may...
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Tip and Tricks for the "Before Dinner Frenzy"! Feb 11, 2021

No matter what your day looks like, before dinner is always known as a total frenzy in any household. The time when you are exhausted from being on your game all day, when you still need to figure out what's for dinner, and when you're starting to count every minute until the "golden hour"...

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