Lisa Reichelt
What, Why, and How of Quality Family Time

What, Why, and How of Quality Family Time

You Can Make It Work! We’ve all heard about the importance of quality family time. And finding time to make quality family time happen may seem like another thing on the growing “to do” list. What is quality family time? Why is it so important? Are there ways we can...

Six Reasons School Is Tough This Year

Six Reasons School Is Tough This Year

And What Parents Can Do About It. Yep, school is tough this year. We all thought things would get back to normal, but that didn’t happen. Whether your kids are struggling academically, socially, or emotionally, you are feeling stressed. Let’s take a look at why this...

How To Raise Confident Kids

How To Raise Confident Kids

ARE YOUR KIDS CONFIDENT? Do you want to raise confident kids? Confidence is a trait that helps us to be willing to try new things, cope with our mistakes, feel a sense of self-worth and be resilient in times of trouble. It is also a trait that must be developed. We...

Kids Summer Movie Suggestions

Kids Summer Movie Suggestions

Need Summer Movie Suggestions? Does your family enjoy summer movies? My whole family does. A summer movie often includes a message of love, acceptance and perseverance. There are some new movies out this summer but don’t forget about the old standards. Many good...

Playing Pretend To Travel The World

Playing Pretend To Travel The World

Learning by playing pretend travel Playing Pretend was one of my favorite pastimes as a kid. This week we have a guest author, Nancy Moore from Around The World At The Weekend. Nancy is sharing her wonderful experiences playing pretend as a way to travel around the...

Do You Feel Like A Parenting Failure?

Do You Feel Like A Parenting Failure?

parenting failure? Many of us feel like a parenting failure every once in a while. Is that you? Parenting is a lifelong process that comes with no job description. Parenting skills are often unappreciated by our children and by our partners. Are you overwhelmed with...

Seven Tips For Raising Grateful Children

Seven Tips For Raising Grateful Children

Make Gratitude Happen. Are you a grateful parent? Did you know that it is impossible to be stressed and grateful at the same time? It’s true. Gratitude is a strong deterrent to the negative emotions that cause us to become stressed with the pressures of daily life....