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Teaching Kids Meditation and Mindfulness

I recently shared a piece over at Imperfectly Perfect Mama about the benefits of teaching children meditation and mindfulness. When I was little, my parents taught me how to meditate, though I didn’t really know I was meditating at the time. As an adult, I’ve incorporated those techniques into my daily life. These techniques haveContinue Reading “Teaching Kids Meditation and Mindfulness”

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How To Get Your Kids to Do Chores

Chores teach children respect and responsibility. They are an important part of raising children that are doers and that will become successful adults. But getting kids to do chores and building consistent chore routines can be really difficult. There are a number of studies out there that have concluded that children that are given regularContinue Reading “How To Get Your Kids to Do Chores”

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How We Changed Our After School Routine

Is your after school routine not working for you? Do you ever feel like after school is the hardest part of your day? This was absolutely true for our family. Everyone came home overwhelmed and exhausted and there was still so much left in our day. Between dinner, homework and showers things got very chaotic.Continue Reading “How We Changed Our After School Routine”