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Be Your Child’s “CALM DOWN!”

The first person who needs to be calm when a child is having a tantrum is YOU. You’re not alone if you’ve raised your voice to ironically tell your child to “calm down!” We all need that reminder. My Mindful Mat is just as much for the parents as it is for the children. Let’s…

Rethink Time Out

Life is new to our little ones. Think about a new job. How well would you have done if you had been thrown into it with no training? So why do we expect our little ones to handle big emotions without any training? Here we’ll talk briefly about how you can take the traditional time out and time in methods and turn them into emotion regulation training.

Intentional Family Time (On a Budget)

This week on The Intentional Family Podcast, we discussed family friendly activities to do on a budget. After mentioning the resources found on our website with ideas such as this free date night idea blog post, or our various Pinterest boards – we challenged our listeners to make use of the budget and time they…

Early Nester Nursery

Don’t know your baby’s gender yet, but can’t kick the urge to decorate the nursery? Check out this budget-friendly, minimalist and gender-neutral nursery plan. This nursery was inspired by the northwest and was made to function simply and intentionally while also making a place for the whole family to gather together to enjoy the new…

Mini Mindful Journal (Free Printable Mindfulness Journal for Kids)

We are huge advocates for any type of personal journaling. There are several benefits of putting pen to paper with your thoughts and observations. To help, we have released a free printable “Mini Mindful Journal™” with 5 of the following kid-friendly mindful journaling activities. (Print your Mini Mindful Journal™ for free by clicking on the link below)

Toddler Field Trip Ideas (Plus Free Worksheets)

Toddler Field Trip Ideas (Plus Free Printable Worksheets) Stay-at-home mom (or parent) is a bit of a misnomer. Some of the best “stay-at-home” parent time can happen out and about. Here is a list of 10 ideas for getting out on toddler friendly field trips with your little ones. 1. The Zoo Here’s a common…