Tag: life skills

Parental resilience - how to increase your ability to cope, so you can better help the kids

5 ways to build your parental resilience

Resilience is a hot topic, almost always in the context of our children. But what about parental resilience? It makes sense that resilient parents have a better chance of raising resilient kids.…

Helping our kids develop self acceptance. #parenting #tweens #teens

5 ways to teach kids the power of self acceptance

I am a firm believer in the importance of self awareness and self acceptance. Of understanding, knowing and believing in who we are as individuals.  Years ago, I chanced upon the HBO…

3 strategies to help kids develop critical thinking skills

Critical thinking skills for kids are considered crucial for problem solving and effective decision making. In fact, critical thinking may be the most important skill our kids can develop. It’s not enough…

Kids, turn off phone notifications and take back your time

Our #1 rule for our kids’ mobile use

This is a really simple phone rule for kids, but it surprises me how many families don’t make it mandatory. Let me tell you, it’s non-negotiable at our place. If my kids…

The benefit of family meetings

Why we have family meetings and how we go about it

I think our youngest had just-turned two when we first started holding family meetings. She thought it was great sport. The “older” kids (who were four and six at the time), took…

Mumlyfe shares useful stories to help you raise nice kids and feel good about yourself too.

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