Tag: parenting

Attachment Parenting Through a Divorce

Alan's tips for parenting during a divorce are a terrific reminder that shared custody CAN be much less traumatic when done with joint effort and consideration. By Alan Brady |Originally Published on mydivorcepapers.com Attachment Parenting is a ...

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 ...

Conversations With My 2 Year Old, Reenacted by a Full-grown Man- VIDEO

Everyday toddler conversations take on a whole new level of crazy when you throw a grown-up in the mix. Watch this hilarious reenactment! Created by Matthew Clarke

Handling Your Child’s Aggression

Here are 4 key tips for understanding and best handling your child's big emotions. Having these insights fresh in your mind will help you keep your cool and aid you in connecting with your child when they cannot properly express their emotions. Hand ...

The 5 Most Important Things Your Babysitter Wants You to Know

Here are some great tips for all parents! We also congratulate Mykenzie on being our youngest contributing writer so far, at the ripe age of 16. By Mykenzie Johnson | The Snap Mom Ah, the joys of babysitting. Having about four years of ...

What Happened When I Sent My Son Trick-or-Treating in Pink Heels

Grab the tissues! I always LOVE what Lowe has to share about parenting. Here is a powerful story of meeting a child where he or she is at and taking one step forward. By Lowe Matheson |  Staff Writer for The Snap Mom Five years ago, I ...

In Defense of Grandparents

Having been the neurotic mom who was constantly freaking out (and yes, I still have my moments once in a while), I can relate to bumping heads with my children's grandparents. Their diets, their discipline, their car seats, you name it, and we have ...

When Being A Mom Is Too Overwhelming

I write to you in the middle of my meltdown.Not sleeping (I can thank my two little angels for this), being close to 30 weeks pregnant, and trying to balance 2 businesses and my family have done me in this week.I raise my white flag of mommy ...

6 Parenting Moments I Now Miss That Totally Annoyed Me at the Time

I'll be honest, I'm currently living out #1 with my girls and CANNOT wait to "miss it." By Alisa Schindler | Article Source  Every morning, so early my eyes could barely focus, I would stand downstairs in the kitchen, preparing very ...