7 Rules For Helping Your Kids With Homework

7 Rules For Helping Your Kids With Homework

By Vicki Little Homework used to be something that only children dreaded, and they usually did it by themselves. But these days, it feels like homework is just as much work for parents. Grownups often cringe along with their kids when a full homework agenda marches through the front door. Sometimes, homework seems to take(…)

6 Tips to Ease the Morning Rush

6 Tips to Ease the Morning Rush

By Vicki Little The morning rush and how we manage it often sets the tone for the rest of our day. A rushed, frustrating morning can have a ripple effect on everyone, so it helps to be organized. Don’t feel guilty if you get annoyed with how long Junior takes to zip up his coat,(…)

What Kids Really Want For Christmas May Surprise You!

What Kids Really Want For Christmas May Surprise You!

Those letters to Santa can get pretty lengthy! Kids usually know exactly what they want to ask the jolly old St. Nick for. But what happens when you ask the same kids what they would ask YOU for? It may surprise you what your children REALLY want for Christmas! Want more from The Mother List?(…)

What the Holidays Would Look Like if Kids Were In Charge

What the Holidays Would Look Like if Kids Were In Charge

Original: YouTube Have you ever wondered what your house would look like if your kids were in charge of the holidays? Soul Pancake and Lowe’s teamed up to ask a group of boys and girls just that question, and then they made their dreams come true. The looks on their faces is absolutely priceless…and is(…)

5 Ways To Raise Kids To Be Kind

5 Ways To Raise Kids To Be Kind

It might seem obvious, but raising caring children takes effort from strong adult role models. Children look up to them to set a positive example. A study released by the Making Caring Common Project found some discouraging news: About 80 percent of kids in the study of 10,000 middle and high school students said their(…)

How Important Is Forgiveness?

How Important Is Forgiveness?

ORIGINAL: YouTube What’s possible on the other side of seeking and granting forgiveness? Award-winning writer Megan Feldman gives a TEDx talk on the importance of forgiveness.  She tells an incredible story about a boy who was shot and how his father forgave the shooter.  Make sure you watch this until the end, it’s well worth(…)

4 Signs Your Child Is Ready For No Rescue Parenting

4 Signs Your Child Is Ready For No Rescue Parenting

No Rescue Parenting — Do You Rescue? from Jackie Insinger on Vimeo. No Rescue Parenting is a newly dubbed style of parenting that can be described as “anti-helicopter.” This style allows children to make mistakes and suffer the natural consequences, without the parents stepping in to fix them. Parenting expert Jackie Insinger describes when your child(…)