How to Make Her an Amazing First Period Survival Kit

Get your tween or teen started right with a great DIY first period kit. All the survival essentials in one great at home kit.

A first-period kit is a must-have for tween and teen girls before they start menstruating. The sooner you have it ready the better.  Help them feel better for that time of the month This post contains affiliate links. I will earn a commission at no additional charge to you if you make a purchase using … Read moreHow to Make Her an Amazing First Period Survival Kit

46 Perfect Gifts for Cheerleaders

If you’re a cheer mom, you’re probably already thinking of gift ideas for your cheerleader. Whether it’s Christmas, birthday or another special occasion you’re sure to find something on this gift list that will be perfect for kids who love cheering. Let’s find the best present for your daughter, son or cheer squad bestie. Cheer … Read more46 Perfect Gifts for Cheerleaders

Teen Chores Made Simple: The Easy Plan That Worked Best

Teens and chores…seems like an oxymoron I know but hang on. I’m going to take you through what we did this summer and how this one tweak of our chore system dramatically changed our household. I’ve been a stay-at-home mom for 17 years and a work-at-home mom for 10.  But in the spring I decided … Read moreTeen Chores Made Simple: The Easy Plan That Worked Best

5 Best Small Kitchen Appliances Moms Can’t Live Without

Parenting is hard.  Hell, adulting is hard.  Simple things like making food shouldn’t have to be hard.  And yet, for me, no statement is like nails on a chalkboard more than “what’s for dinner?” It makes me cringe.  It’s not that I hate cooking.  It’s I hate making dinner when I know at least one … Read more5 Best Small Kitchen Appliances Moms Can’t Live Without

Best Reason for Tweens and Teens to Exercise

Make exercise for tweens and teens an important part of their mental health routine. Self-care is an important key to curbing those attitudes. #tween #teen #teenhealth

We’ve been focusing a lot around here on attitudes and self-care.  Both for kids and moms. A key component in taking care of yourself and boosting your mood is exercise.  Or at least physical activity of some kind. Exercise and physical activity are decreasing more and more with tweens and teens. From getting lost in … Read moreBest Reason for Tweens and Teens to Exercise

Hydration: Why It’s So Important for Teens

Is your teen drinking enough water? Did you know it's an important key to taming their attitude? Find out why hydration in teens is so important.

Keeping our teens properly hydrated is an important factor to their overall health and well being.    I’d be willing to bet most of us underestimate how much proper hydration affects us and how many of us really aren’t drinking enough…teens included. I’ve been posting a lot lately about all the ways our tween’s attitude … Read moreHydration: Why It’s So Important for Teens

Is Your Tween Getting Enough Sleep?

From problems at school to attitudes at home, tweens and teens are tired. Use these ideas and techniques to make sure your tween is getting enough sleep.

Is your tween getting enough sleep? Are they being difficult?   Are they struggling in school? What about headaches?  Do they seem to be sleepy, lazy or forgetful? Or need to slow things down. They could need more sleep.  They could also be dehydrated. How much sleep should tweens be getting? Did you know tweens should … Read moreIs Your Tween Getting Enough Sleep?