Tag: children

20 Ways To Raise Thoughtful Children

These are beautiful examples of how we can raise kind and considerate children! by Nikki Pennington | staff writer for The Snap Mom I've never been one to shelter the boys from things in this world like tragedy, grief, loss and sickness. ...

To The Mother Who’s Lost Her Joy,

Such a terrific reminder! Some days you have to just let loose and be wild with your kids!  by Nikki Pennington | staff writer for The Snap Mom To The Mother Who's Lost Her Joy, I see you over there; you just came home from a play date. ...

My Worst Day as a Mom

Ohhhhh what?!?!?! Moms are allowed to have bad days AND talk about them? YES! Last summer I had a terrible time and my husband asked me if I was over being a mom!!! (read about that here) Share if you have ever had a bad day as a mom! ...

9 Things Every Parent with an Anxious Child Should Try

If you or your child suffers from anxiety then check out Renee's 9 research-based techniques! By RENEE JAIN, MAPP | Originally published on PsychCentral.com As all the kids line up to go to school, your son, Timmy, turns to you and says, “I ...

3 Reasons Our Kids Don’t Like Us

Another great article by Jesse and Kara. I love all 3 and think they are pivotal for connecting with our children. By Jesse and Kara Birkey| Staff writers for The Snap Mom “Hey, watch out for that—” Two sounds emerged from the other ...

3 Questions to Ask Your Child Every Night

I love asking my children questions. You never know what will come out of their sweet little mouths. As simple as Ellen's bedtime routine sounds, her questions open up the door of communication between she and her son and create a life-long ...

2 Foster Parents Send 90 Kids Over Time to… VIDEO

I am in shock. These people are having the most amazing effect on this society! I mean, if this doesn't inspire you to want to change the world, I don't know what would. These people are heroes. These people deserve all things good. That is for ...

This Is What Brave Means

  Beyond inspired by this piece! Hadn't really thought of bravery in this context and will most definitely be teaching my daughters that bravery is sometimes more about using wisdom than overcoming fear. Bravo Glennon! By Glennon ...

3 Reasons To Bring Children Into a Troubled World

  This truly is a deeply troubled world, and I spend time praying everyday that my children will be a light in the darkness. Like Amy says, our children are the future, and by bringing them into this world, we are adding love and goodness ...

Last Call: How Do You Know When You Are Done Having Kids?

I think many couples struggle with knowing when they are truly "done" having children. I appreciate Daisy's honesty and think many mothers can relate to craving the freedom that comes with older children while being petrified of the day when they ...