Why You Should Do a Family Tree With Your Kids

Why You Should Do a Family Tree With Your Kids

Here is why you should do a family tree with your kids. Family is important, and military families understand the value of keeping those connections strong, even when they aren’t close together. Have your kids ever asked how you’re related to someone? Or have they shown an interest in learning about family history? Working on […]

Talk To Teens About Body Image

As our children enter the teen years, we begin talking to them more about internet safety, drugs/alcohol, peer to peer safety/consent, and being responsible citizens.   One area that we don’t often think about is self-love.  And self-love around body image.   I’m huge on self-love and body image. And teenagers struggle a lot with body image […]

What We Can Teach Our Children About Bullying

What We Can Teach Our Children About Bullying

Bullying has been around forever and will probably never go away. However, there are things we can teach our children when they encounter a bully. To help our children deal with a bully, we first need to understand what bullying is.● An imbalance of power. Use of physical strength, popularity, or embarrassing information to control […]

Teens and Social Media

Teens and Social Media

Many of our teens spend countless hours on social media. This leads to an alarming rate of cyberbullying that often goes unreported. Only 1 out of 10 youth will tell a parent about being cyberbullied. A study stated that 95% of youth said their online behavior was only meant as a joke. As a mother […]