stress-management

Parenting

Yup. We Bought A Pet Pig For Our Anxious Daughter.

It’s amazing what we do for our kids. I never thought we’d even have a dog and here I am telling you about our experience with a pet pig. A while back we discovered that our very nervous, very anxious little girl transformed into a new child when she was around animals. Not so much […]

DIY

Make a Set of Squishy DIY Stress Balls for Sensory Play

Whether you notice your kids feeling a little anxious or you simply want to try a new sensory activity, a simple stress ball could do the trick. Even better though, kids can help make their own squishy stress balls using balloons! Since I always take the “why buy when you can DIY?” approach, why not […]

Parenting

How To Handle A Mom Meltdown

Mom meltdowns are the absolute worst. When they’ve happened to me, I’ve felt guilty and ashamed of myself for not being able to stay calm. As the parent, it is my job to model the kind of behavior that I want my kids to learn so that they can grow up and have a decent […]