Too much is overwhelming. Too many toys, activities, and clutter can add a lot of stress to a kid, but they can’t express it. It can lead to behavior problems and higher anxiety for kids. Being in a home other than their own is already an adjustment, giving them a calm space helps them create strong, happy associations with your home. Here are 4 easy ways.
I have a pillow that sits in my living room that reads, “Support your local wildlife, have children.” This nicely sums up that I think my children, now teens, are mostly feral. However, Suzanna Kaye, professional organizer has a super sweet awesome 7 year old, so there is still a great deal of hope at her house.
Check out this great facebook live (okay, facebook video that was recorded in advance but aired at the same time as the live). Continue reading
We’ve all seen the movie Toy Story right? I’m pretty sure that’s close to how it actually works. Toys getting up in the middle of the night makes way more sense than our precious angels making such giant messes, right?
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Are you afraid of the frankly dangerous state of your child’s backpack in as little as two weeks after school starts? Wondering if perhaps those smells signal a bio hazard? If a tornado snatched it up between school and home? Well, you’re not alone.
Suzanna Kaye, Professional Organizer to the rescue!
Traveling with kids is for the BRAVE. They present a whole new adventure.
Kids come with extra details that you must absolutely pay attention to! I learned this the hard way….. Trust me when I say the story is too much for your delicate hearing. Plus if I told you we’d all need drinks and we’re trying to stay sober for this, pay attention…. Continue reading
We’ve all been there, that moment when you’re just sure you’ve purchased the toy of your child’s dreams! The toy they will love and cherish one day mentioning it with nostalgia when you’re both adults vacationing together someplace splendid.
You glance around your house, your eyes lingering on the whimsical sign a friend got you, “Excuse the mess, we’re making memories.” It’s the battle cry of the exhausted mother that wants to be able to sleep at night without overwhelming guilt for all the stuff that lingers around the house.
Vacations with the kids – how do you make these memories last?
Postcards and magnets are all fun, but to create true and lasting memories you want to go deeper. The best way to create positive memories that will last through adulthood is to focus on the quality time spent together as a family. Continue reading
The holidays are a time when many of us travel. And everyone has a better trip when they feel and stay safe. People also tend to get excited or distracted when going to visit relatives or on vacation. So it’s important when traveling with your kids to follow these travel safety tips. Continue reading
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