Military Kids/Special Needs

5 Ways to Motivate Your Kids (Without all the Nagging)

How often do you find yourself asking your kids to do something? Especially when it is something that is clearly NOT their interests? It can be frustrating and to the point where the only way they understand is if you are either raising your voice or losing your mind. Don’t stress, we’ve all been there. Rethink YourContinue Reading “5 Ways to Motivate Your Kids (Without all the Nagging)”

Deployment/PCS

Solo Parenting Your Way

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of 1 Natural Way. All opinions are entirely my own.   As a military spouse, independence is something that we are forced to learn without a choice early on in our relationship. Military life drops you into a whole new world, one where independence isContinue Reading “Solo Parenting Your Way”

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The Invisible Line of Parenting

“The invisible line of parenting,”-it’s a phrase I coined, and one I should probably consider copyrighting. It starts like this; you’re going along doing something that is working for your child or children, then one day out of nowhere you’ve crossed the invisible line. That certain something you’ve been doing suddenly isn’t working. Why? BecauseContinue Reading “The Invisible Line of Parenting”

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Why Age 5, Not 2 or 3 is the Hardest Age to Parent

“Oh, the terrible twos. That’s a hard year!” “Yea, but just wait until three! Or four! Those are worse!”  When you are a first-time parent and your oldest starts to hit those super fun years of temper tantrums and exhausting behaviors, you often hear those same sentiments. The “terrible twos” have that name for aContinue Reading “Why Age 5, Not 2 or 3 is the Hardest Age to Parent”