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

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 hydration or lack thereof 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 … Read moreHydration: Why It’s So Important for Teens