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This is a sponsored post written by Cristina Margolis on behalf of Mightier. All opinions are 100% mine. My kids have been playing video games for years now, but they are currently obsessed with a new and unique video game program called Mightier. Mightier is a fantastic program with fun and engaging bioresponsive games that teach children how to regulate their emotions.  There are currently 16 great games offered, but my kids spend most of their time playing their favorite...

First thing’s first. The title is very misleading, but it got you to click on the link, didn’t it?  🙂 All parents know what grounding is. It’s what they do with their children who misbehave. Currently, my three year old is grounded from the iPad for hitting her sister. However, parents of children with anxiety may practice a different type of grounding. Grounding techniques are used for adults and children who exhibit anxiety. Anxiety can be terrifying...

When I was pregnant with my first child, I bought so many pregnancy and baby books, including the most famous one, What To Expect When You’re Expecting.  Did I actually read these books though?  That’s a big fat NOPE.  I was way too exhausted by the time I got home from work.  Besides, if I wanted to know something about my pregnancy, like if charlie horses were normal for example, I could just Google it.  What would have been nice to have though was a fast and easy way to find out what was happening with my baby and...

“I see the questions in your eyes.  I know what’s weighing on your mind…”  You’ve been dying to know what my kids are giving out as Valentines, right?  (I know it’s not true, but humor me here.)  So… As many mothers do this time of the year, I spent a lot of time on Pinterest looking for cute homemade Valentine ideas for my children to make and give to their classmates, but then I got an Oriental Trading magazine in the mail and decided to take the more lazy approach this year.  I bought...

Valentine’s Day falls on a Sunday this year.  You know what that means…  Your kids won’t be in school and it is up to you to keep your little love bugs entertained all day.  Don’t panic.  I’ve got you covered.  Here are some kid-tested and approved Valentine’s Day activities and crafts I’ve done at my daycare.  Have fun and Happy Valentine’s Day! Love Jumps Individual or Group Activity: Have your child use a stethoscope (a toy one will work just fine) to listen to their heartbeat and/or...

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