Creative Child

Rebecca Eanes

Rebecca Eanes is the bestselling author of multiple books including Positive Parenting: An Essential Guide, The Positive Parenting Workbook, and The Gift of a Happy Mother. She is the grateful mom of two boys. 

 

Articles by Rebecca

The Return On Emotional Deposits

In order to build a rock-solid relationship with your child that can weather the storms of life, focus on making lots of daily deposits that build trust and show love.

3 Toddler Myths We Should Stop Believing

Parenting toddlers is a joyous and challenging experience.

Want a Resilient Kid? Unleash Their Creativity

Resilience is key to good mental health. It reduces the chances that your child will suffer from anxiety or other stress-related disorders.

The Calming Magic of Hugs and Being Your Child’s Safe Place

“I have learned that there is more power in a good strong hug than in a thousand meaningful words.” - Ann Hood

The Importance of 1:1 Time with Your Kids (Plus Date Ideas!)

Goodness knows you don’t need another thing to add to your plate, but being intentional about spending quality time with your kids individually will really pay off.

The Importance of Boundaries with Kids and How to Set Them

Remember, while boundaries can be tricky, and holding them in the face of a screaming child requires great emotional maturity, as parents, this is how we be the calm captain that steers our children in the right direction with loving authority.

When Motherhood Brings Rage

Mom rage is a difficult subject to talk about, but rest assured you are not alone. If you can find the courage to open up and ask for help, I feel confident you will find the support you need.

Reframing the Naughty List

Santa Claus doesn’t understand child development.

Ten Winter-Themed Toddler Activities and Crafts

I’ve gathered 10 winter-themed activities and crafts that are simple, fun, and engaging for your little one. Enjoy!

The Emotional Toll of Holiday Magic

Ah, the holidays - when exhaustion, worry, and anxiety run just beneath all that Christmas cheer.

5 Gifts Your Child Needs That Cannot Be Wrapped

5 Ways to Handle Defiance

We need to understand what causes defiance and disruptive behaviors so that we can heal it at its source.

10 Adorable Handprint Thanksgiving Crafts

With Thanksgiving coming up, now is the perfect time for handprint crafts.

Beyond “Thank you”

Gratitude is hot in November.

Organizing Your Creativity Zone

We’re losing our creativity.

Five Ways to Support Teen’s Brain Development

Teens often act before they think and don’t stop to consider the consequences. This isn’t defiance or naughtiness - it’s development.

20 Pandemic-Safe Fall Activities for Kids

While this pandemic certainly changes our traditions and routines, there are still plenty of ways to have fun with our kids this fall.

Stress-Busting Tips for Work-At-Home Parents

Overall there are a few universal tips that will help you as you navigate the many tasks which are laid before you each day.

I Like You, Not Just Your Squares

Our children see the world in pictures, and none of the pictures are real.

4 Ways to Support Kids Post-Pandemic

As we move into this next phase, and our children head back to school, camps, clubs, and sports, here are 4 ways we can support them.
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