Birth – 5 years

Birth - 5 years | Make It Personal

The Truth About Parenting Preschoolers

Before we had children, a friend once told us that, “Kids simultaneously ruin your life and make it awesome.” Now, as the parents of a one-year-old and a three-year-old, we ruefully refer to this comment on a regular basis. It’s the truth… Read More

Birth - 5 years | Create A Rhythm | Family Life

10 Parenting Hacks to Make Life Easier with Little Kids

“I don’t know what to do with all this time on my hands,” said no parent ever. Once you become a parent, finding time to do the things you want and need to do is similar to catching Harry Potter’s golden snitch—nearly… Read More

Birth - 5 years | Make It Personal

Fake It Till You Make It

I’ve heard before that when feeling insecure in a new job you just have to “fake it till you make it.” But I seem to have mixed luck with my attempts—especially in my role as a parent. Mostly, I just end up… Read More

Birth - 5 years | Family Life | Imagine The End

What It Takes to Raise a Strong-Willed Blessing

One of my most favorite things about being a parent is picking up my little one, Dylan, from school. I mean, it’s like it’s Christmas and I’m Santa. When I open her classroom door, she drops whatever she’s doing, busts into a… Read More

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

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15 Minutes to Being a Great Parent

Being a great mom is SO easy. You just have to play with your kids all day long. Chores are so unnecessary!! These were actual thoughts I remember having as a child. My mom was a good mom, but my idea of… 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