Despite the crumbs and the spills, there’s nothing more precious than breakfast in bed, even if you have to make yourself a decent cup of coffee later.
Moms shouldn’t feel guilty about taking a little time for themselves on Mother’s Day. Some quiet self-reflection can recharge the batteries for more family time.
Mother’s Day is a fine day to talk about the fact that not everyone has a mother and why not. Find out more about family structure >>
If your child doesn’t want to talk about a bad experience at school, accept that for the moment, but set a date to talk later. Send the message that you always want to hear what’s going on.
Grandmas are mothers, too! Help your kids make Mother’s Day special for the grandparents and other caring women in their lives.
It’s not easy to picture our own kids in the role of the bully, but it can happen. Encourage empathy and respect in your family. Learn more in our upcoming webinar >>
Shelters and soup kitchens are swamped with volunteers on Thanksgiving. Why not celebrate Mother’s Day by volunteering as a family, instead?
Family traditions don’t have to be elaborate. Friday popcorn can be as important as an annual vacation.
Talk with your kids about what makes a good friend and a true friendship. Teach them they deserve nothing less.
Keep an open line of communication with your kid’s teachers. Make sure they hear from you when things are going well, not just when there’s a problem.
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