Are you a screen free family? We've taken screen breaks through the years (I share my thoughts about taking a week off from all screens here), but I've found a little bit of carefully curated screen time works well for our family. With a Master's Degree in School Psychology and three years … [Read more...] about The Truth About Screen Time and Young Kid’s Brains
We live in an uncertain world and at times it seems as though our children are under attack. Parents worry about what their children are learning at school and what germs they may be exposed to if they go back to school. So how do we protect our children's hearts and health? How do we prepare them … [Read more...] about Praying Over Your Child’s School Year
Wow. The last year has left me speechless more times than I can count. I used to complain about the 30 minute drive to my daughter's school every morning and now that feels like a lifetime ago. Because there was a period where we weren't driving anywhere and life has radically changed in the … [Read more...] about 7 Effective Strategies to Promote Social and Emotional Development
"We're going on vacation!" Words I love to hear! But soon the thought of traveling with three small kids quickly lowers my enthusiasm. The vacation part is great, it's the getting there that can be tough. So I asked our Inspired Motherhood community on Instagram and Facebook to share their … [Read more...] about Keep Kids Busy on Road Trips With These Brilliant Activities
Summer is a magical time and I look forward to these warm long days of sunlight EVERY year. But a little voice in my head every spring starts to question. Without school, camps or activities, what are we going to do every single day this summer? Having children has been one of my greatest joys, … [Read more...] about 30 EASY Summer Activities for Kids
America is often called a melting pot and today we live in a more diverse culture than ever before! In recent years, talk of race and culture have been on parents and educators minds. We ask ourselves: How do we raise children to love cultural diversity? And to be loving toward all people? To … [Read more...] about 5 Brilliant Ways to Teach Kids about Diversity!