• YouTubers I Let My Kids Watch

    My kids love YouTube. I kinda of have a love/hate relationship with YouTube. It’s useful for learning how to fix my stuff or do a craft, but sometimes it’s an endless web of brain-laziness. And can I mention how much I HATE the sidebar videos? YouTube is notorious for recommended the WORSE videos to my children (ps…you can eliminate the sidebar recommendations by following these directions) or visit the “Parental Controls” section of YouTube here. I can’t condone that EVERYTHING on these channels is perfect, but for the most part, we don’t monitor when they are watching these YouTubers! Enjoy and don’t forget to comment on your Favorite YouTuber for…

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  • An Easy Way to Find Out What’s Really In the Books Your Teen is Reading (Step By Step with Photos)

    I’ve been compiling a list of books for my teenagers that are acceptable secular reads. Between scouring Amazon reviews and ratings from Common Sense Media, I finally figured out the BEST way to find out what’s really in the books my teen wants to read. I’m so excited I wanted to share it with other parents so they can use this same method for ANY book. Here it goes. Read Next: Say This, Pray That: 15 Prayers to go Alongside Common Parental Commands An Easy Way to Find Out What’s Really In the Books Your Teen is Reading (Step By Step with Photos)   Step One: Visit Amazon.com   Step Two: Look…

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  • How to Handle Sibling Squabbles

    “Fine. Just stay away from me!” she yelled. My daughter’s door slammed and I heard her crying. “Why do you always do that!? Why are you always so mean?” my other daughter yelled back as she stomped into their share bedroom. The door slammed again. Lots of arguing followed. It was one of those mornings. The two oldest siblings had spent most of it at each others’ throats for various reasons, and I had enough of their bickering. I determined to find a solution to the morning’s chaos once and for all. I walked firmly across the hall and opened their bedroom door, “Both of you have chores. Together. Go. Downstairs.…

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  • How to Stop Being an Overwhelmed Mom

    Are you overwhelmed by the demands around you each morning? Do you find yourself stressed even before your day begins (...and before you've had coffee)? You are not alone.

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