Traveling with Kids…and Not Losing Your Mind

Hello my darlings! It’s that time of year again, and for many this means lots of traveling.

If your kiddos are anything like mine…car travel is not the most exciting time. The youngest absolutely HATES to ride in the car. I mean, since Day 1. She screams her little head off, kicks, HATES it!!! It can be extremely trying.

Now, you may not have such an extreme situation, but kids can still become very restless while traveling. With this in mind, I thought I would share a few tips and tricks that I use, which definitely help with travel.

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Fine Motor Skills Fun

Hello my darlings! I hope you had a wonderful weekend! I know we did.

We had some family come for a visit, and got to celebrate a very untraditional Thanksgiving. I adore almost anything ‘outside of the box’. And, after moving to a brand new city of strangers, a family visit is always happily welcomed. 🙂

Over the course of the weekend, I noticed that our son’s fine motor skills have drastically improved.

We have been struggling with some fine motor skills issues for awhile. After discussing this with my son’s wonderful and amazing teacher, she shared some amazing exercises with me. I am super excited to spread the love, and to share these tips and tricks with you today!

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Teaching our Kiddos Responsibility

Our oldest child has recently asked for an allowance. Honestly, when he first approached me with this, I was dumb founded. This is mostly because when I refer to him as being the oldest, he is a grand total of 6 years old. I mean, what 6 year old is walking around thinking that they should receive an allowance?

We have always expected certain behaviors and actions from our kiddos, but I truly had not even pondered an actual allowance. So, I brought this new found information to my husband, and we had the great discussion. Because you know, we are #winning at this adult thing! 😉

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