Make Connection One of Your Most Powerful Positive Parenting Tools

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Connection with kids can certainly be one of the most powerful positive parenting tools. This article talks about connection before correction.   An inquisitive 5 year old girl has an idea. “What would happen if I add water to our freshly mixed batch of homemade play dough?” she wonders. Her mom is busy folding clothes […]

10 Reasons You Need a Bottle of Vetiver Essential Oil

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Highly underrated and often overlooked, Vetiver essential oil is a household favorite. We don’t hear about Vetiver very often, but it is truly is a blessing in a bottle, especially for kiddos who need a little extra help calming down. Essential oils that help with peace and calm in the house are definitely some of my […]

Printable Back to School Affirmation Lunchbox Notes

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Positive affirmations have proven to be beneficial to self-esteem and confidence levels. Back to school can be a challenging time for many kids, as anxiety and also excitement set in. Learning new material, making new friends, meeting a new teacher, sitting in a new classroom…these are all overwhelming for kiddos. These back to school affirmation […]

Five Ways to Encourage Creative Play in Your Preschooler

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This article on creative play is written on behalf on Dilly’s Treehouse, a company with a goal to inspire ALL young children to learn and discover through active play and investigation. Check out our review of their boxes, which includes a short unboxing video and a look into what they have to offer young children. *This post […]