Birth – 5 years

Birth - 5 years | Celebrations | Create A Rhythm

4 Meaningful Ways to Celebrate Easter with Your Preschooler

One of the things I wrestled with when my kids were growing up was how to make the true story of Easter the most important part of Easter while participating in all the fun around us. I loved watching my kids dig… Read More

Birth - 5 years | Make It Personal

Overcoming New Parent Anxieties

The words “new parents” and “anxiety” seem to be synonymous. If you Google the phrase “parent anxiety,” you’ll see titles such as “49 Parent Fears And How To Ease Them” and “Top 10 Fears Of New Moms.” As a relatively new parent… Read More

Birth - 5 years | Family Activities | Fight For The Heart

15 Minutes to Being a Great Parent

Being a great mom is SO easy. You just have to play Barbies with your kids all day long. Maybe sometimes take a break to play Candyland. Chores are so unnecessary!! These were actual thoughts I remember having as a child. My… Read More

Birth - 5 years | Create A Rhythm

23 Parenting Hacks for Parents with Little Kids

We do not lack information on “how-to parent.” People often joke that our children don’t come with manuals, but the truth is, we have so much information at our fingertips that we can easily become overwhelmed by all of the (often contradicting)… Read More

Birth - 5 years | Celebrations | Create A Rhythm

The Wonder of Christmas – Setting the Stage for Preschoolers

“I want the other one!” my two-year declared as I took his usual favorite, Little Blue Truck, off the bookshelf. “I want the one in the attic!” I knew exactly what he was referring to: Little Blue Truck’s Christmas. We’d loaded it… Read More

Birth - 5 years | Make It Personal

If You’re a New Parent, You Might Be Asking What You Have Gotten Yourself Into?

When you have a baby, your world changes in an instant, and you may begin to wonder WHAT HAVE I GOTTEN MYSELF INTO? We all start out with a picture of what we think family should look like. Then we actually have… Read More

Birth - 5 years | Celebrations | Imagine The End

What Your Preschooler Really Needs for Christmas

My “baby” is now 20-years-old. I consider myself to be a fairly good gift-giver, but his 20th birthday had me stumped. He is living in an apartment at college, semi-independent, cooking his own food and cleaning his own bathroom. He doesn’t need… Read More

Birth - 5 years | Imagine The End | Social Life

How to Coach Friendship in the Preschool Years

Making friends and keeping them are important life skills. Just like learning to walk, talk, self-feed, and potty-train, there are steps that babies, toddlers, and preschoolers will master as they learn the skill of making and keeping friends. It takes a long… Read More