A Mother's Voice

How do you cope with a sensitive child?

Do you have a sensitive child? Who is still coming to terms with how to cope with their big emotions? Our 5 year old boy I believe is the sweetest little boy in town.  He is kind, caring and sensitive, which are beautiful traits but are also causing him some strife upon starting school this...

Why Kids Refuse To Eat?

Motivate Your Child
Most kids will do this occasionally, but for some it is a way of life.  Reasons Why Children Won’t Eat Medical Although this may seem like the most obvious reason kids don’t eat, it is often the most overlooked.  Well, at least it isn’t always explored deeply enough. When kids have a well documented medical condition...

Creating Independent Children

Do you do everything for your children? I don’t know if it’s the teacher in me or the seeing the state of some of the university student life skills in the past that makes me even more passionate about creating independent humans ready to take on the world and know they can cope and adapt...

Play With Us Colorful Straw Sorting #Familyinmotion

The best way to get your child to embrace learning is to make it fun. Come and play with us! We want #familyinmotion to be a place where educators, students and parents can join a vigorous conversation about the best ways to educate people, whether children or adults, to motivate them to learn and...

How Can You Can Overcome Family Issues?

Personality clashes
While family issues are often the source of comedies and dramas, in real life, we can tackle tricky issues and keep the peace. 1. Getting the Family Organized It's hard enough getting yourself organized. Through a partner and possibly kids into the mix and chaos can quickly ensue. Several apps can help you set up a routine, share...

Stealing Their Joy?

Who am I to steal their joy because of trivial things such as I don’t want to wash an extra pair of clothes here and there… Do I not want my child to be happy laughing and enjoying a meaningful learning rich environment. Do I not want them to feel valued and know that their ideas...

We will survive the crazy days

I just had one of THOSE #supermarket trips you know where you leave feeling like you have ages 10 years and pretty sure everyone in the supermarket thinks you have zero control of your children. Some days you think oh yeah I’m all over this parenting gig and some days you are like how the heck...

Changes in behavior Puberty Part3

Mostly, it is just teen behavior that will last as long as their adolescence. Problems But it may can give rise to questioning the parents’ rules (seen as argumentative) and standing up for what they believe is right (seen as stubbornness). Hormones in teenage boys can even push them to get into physical confrontations. They...

Why do I Always Say “NO” to My Children

Have you ever stopped and listened to your daily responses to your #children and notice you are caught on the NO TRAIN?? Or perhaps that is just me? I have been more in tune lately after realizing our life was at rush station and have actively been trying to listen to myself during our everyday...

Constantly living in a state of #guilt

I’m not sure if its just me that is constantly in a state of #guilt? Whether is mum guilt, or wife #guilt? Or working guilt or not working guilt, or I devoured a whole block of chocolate in ten minutes before my kids could see guilt… neither the less there is a lot of guilt. ...

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