Traveling with Kids Can be Stress Free and Fun! Learn How

Monday, 29 August 2016

With Labor Day upon us, most families have one last trip planned before settling into school and fall schedules.  Between making your travel plans, packing, and ultimately getting out the door, kids often get pushed to the side.  Children have many emotional and physical needs so try your best to […]

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Parenting Boot Camp by The Au Pair Co

Monday, 28 September 2015

We all want quick fixes, easy advice, or someone to summarize the plan and tell us what to do. Parenting has been no different for me. Fresh out of a 40-hour, intensive parenting course, I realize it’s a process, an evolution, of slow and steady steps to success, and yet […]

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My Top Parenting Books and Sites

Wednesday, 5 August 2015

Every stage of parenting comes with joys and challenges.  The joys are easy, wonderful, and smooth while the challenges bring on extra stress, high emotions, and hard times.  I have several go-to books and websites that I routinely rely on to calm me and get me through these difficult stages.  It’s […]

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How to Promote Emotional Expression in Children

Monday, 30 March 2015

In the book, Raising Our Children, Raising Ourselves, Naomi Aldort writes eloquently about the importance of allowing children to express their feelings. Humans have the capacity to express feelings and thoughts. We maintain emotional well-being and connection with those we love by expressing what is on our mind. This gives […]

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Positive Parenting: Good for the Whole Family

Monday, 30 March 2015

Parenting:  so exciting and rewarding and incredibly challenging all at the same time.  Having studied parenting for over seven years and practiced for close to 12 years, I’ve gathered a few of my thoughts and ideas on creating healthy and connected families.  Sharing with your au pair this kind and […]

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