Creative Child

Sarah Lyons

Sarah Lyons is a stay at home wife and mother of six children, including 18 month old triplets. Using creative consequences with her kids has improved their behavior and encourages healthy relationships with each other.

Articles by Sarah

4 Ways to Celebrate Memorial Day with Kids

Here are some kid-friendly ways to celebrate the holiday and honor those who have lost their lives as well.

How to Foster Healthy Sibling Relationships

While sibling fights are normal, and even healthy, as kids learn to work through disagreements in an appropriate way, most parents want to foster strong sibling relationships that will stand the test of time. Here are some tips to help your kids build healthy, lasting friendships with one another.

5 Ways Your Family Can Go Green This Earth Day

As Earth Day approaches and we celebrate the earth’s natural beauty and resources, it’s a great time to think about going green.

Dealing with a child fears

5 Reasons to Participate in Theater

Participating in theater can expose kids to music, arts, culture, teamwork and more.

Start a Family Game Night: 5 Great Benefits

Here are some great benefits you will enjoy by making time for family game night.

10 Easy Ways to Cut Kids Screen Time

With these easy tips, even reluctant kids may not notice they are cutting down their time spent with technology.

Birthdays on a Budget: Reuse and Repurpose Birthday Decor

Is it really possible to cut party costs without losing the fun and excitement that parents and kids alike have come to love?

Is it Time to Add a Pet to the Family?

dding a new member to the family is fun and exciting but it can also be stressful and disruptive if you are not prepared to take on the responsibility of a family pet.

How to Survive a Parent Sick Day

Mom or dad will get sick. Enjoying a quiet, restful day in bed is not an option for most parents. What’s a parent to do?

The Importance of Finding Your Tribe

If you are feeling lonely and are seeking a friend, or two, to laugh and cry with through your current stage of motherhood, I encourage you to find your tribe.

Family Kindness Challenge

Why not try to spread some kindness giving others (and your own family) something positive to focus on?

8 Fun Fall Traditions for Families

Fall is a perfect time to start some new traditions that your family will look forward to each year. Try some of these ideas.

Could Your Child’s Reading Difficulty be Dyslexia?

People who struggle with dyslexia have normal intelligence and can succeed in school and careers with proper tutoring and support. So how do you go about helping your child succeed?

Exercise with Mommy and Me

It’s simple to add exercise time to the time you already spend playing with your baby or toddler.

5 Halloween Traditions to Start with Your Kids

Traditions create lasting memories and something to look forward to each year. Halloween is a perfect time to start some new traditions with your kids. Try some of these ideas.

5 Individual Sports for Kids

Individual sports can be a great alternative to playing on a team especially for kids who have ADHD, sensory processing disorder, or struggle with socialization disorders. Individual sports help kids stay active while building self-esteem and focus.

Let it Go: Seven Things to Stop Worrying About

Some worries are valid, but many are not worth the time and effort. What if we could learn to let them go?

Homework Habits: How to Motivate Kids

As parents, we want our kids to put their best effort into their schoolwork without having to pester them and have the situation affect our relationship in a negative way. Here are some tips to help motivate your kids to stay on task.

Off to Kindergarten: Getting Mom Ready

From a mom who has sent three kids to kindergarten, so far, here are some tips to get yourself ready for that monumental day.
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