Parenting | Polk County Moms

How to Be More Grateful & Happier – and Help Your Kids Do the Same

This post was contributed by Niro Feliciano, LCSW, author of This Book Won’t Make You Happy: Eight Keys to Finding True Contentment.  I know you have heard of the benefits of gratitude, but do you know it can literally re-wire your brain for contentment?  If you...

Homework Time: 6 Tips for a Successful Routine!

Photo Credit: Alexandra Blair Photography   Homework isn’t most kids’ favorite part of the day—and it can be painful for parents, too. Rather than turn homework time into a power struggle, simple strategies can help you both work together to get it done without...

Top 5 Lunchbox Tips from Weelicious

It’s a common pain point of the back-to-school routine: packing lunches. Though we might typically dread this step on a busy morning, we’re sharing some mouth-watering inspiration – and easy hacks – to help you reimagine the process.  (Think: sous chefs...

Water Bottle Roundup

  We all know that great intentions can sometimes lead us astray. Case in point, plastic water bottles!  Of course, staying hydrated is a huge priority for us and our children. But after a summer spent at playgrounds, beaches, pools and sporting events, even the...

5 Tips to Make Back to School Easier 2022

5 Tips to Make Back to School Time Easier Every year I feel like Back to School sneaks up on me. Over the years I started implementing these tips in the weeks leading up to the school year. They are simple to implement and make a world of difference in readjusting to...

Advice from Dads of TLMN

Moms, let’s hear it for our other (better?) halves! As we approach Father’s Day, we want to shout out the men who love, support, and encourage our kids. Just like moms, Dads are born when their children are, so it takes time and practice to walk confidently in the...

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