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

7 Benefits of Quarantine

While life has changed and circumstances aren’t what we would choose, there are still many positive things that can come out of being quarantined.

Socializing Kids during Social Distancing

Humans need social interaction but keeping our kids safe and healthy has to be our priority. How can parents help kids maintain friendships during social distancing while still keeping them safe from the spread of Coronavirus?

Fostering Your Children’s Important Bond with Their Grandparents

This will look different for each family but there are some ways you can build and encourage the bond between your kids and their grandparents.

9 Ways to Support a Family in Need

Often the families that need the most help are reluctant to ask for it, which makes it hard to know exactly how to help a friend.

Homeschooling Tips for Parents

Are you considering homeschooling your kids? Maybe you’ve tried it during this time of social distancing and decided you enjoy it and would like to consider doing it full time.

Keeping Kids Safe in Crowded Places

Taking young children to crowded public places can be very stressful, especially if you are outnumbered or you have kids who tend to wander off.

Creative Things to do with Plastic Easter Eggs

Here are some fun ideas how you can repurpose the eggs that are fun for kids as well.

Helping Kids Make Friends at Any Age

It can be difficult to find friends that are loyal and that you can build a connection with. Parents can help their kids build social skills that help them make friends at any age.

5 Creative Things to do with Your Kids This Spring Break

Here are five fun ideas to beat spring break boredom, regardless of the weather in your hometown.

5 Ways to Get Creative in the Kitchen

While it may take a little extra time and patience to involve kids in kitchen tasks, cooking at a young age can boost healthy eating, reduce the likelihood of picky eaters, and teach responsibility.

7 Experience Gifts to Give Kids This Season

Experience gifts are a great gift option that has benefits for kids, parents, and other gift givers.

When Your Best Doesn’t Feel Like Enough

Parents want to do the best they can when it comes to their kids. The majority of our time and effort goes towards supporting and taking care of their children.

Tips for Communicating with Kids

Communicating can be a challenge in any relationship but when it comes to our kids we can feel like it’s even more problematic to get them talking, especially when it comes to difficult topics.

What’s Your Child’s Learning Style?

It’s important for parents to understand their child’s learning style so that they can help them find study methods, environments, and activities that help them learn best.

My Child is Being Bullied

Parents can educate themselves in what they should do so they are prepared if their child feels like they are being targeted by a bully. Here are some tips to give your student.

What’s Your Child’s Learning Style?

A learning style is the method a person uses to learn and should be used to maximize learning.

Think Outside the Lunch Box

Here are some ideas to get you thinking outside the lunch box.

STEM vs. STEAM

(STEM + Arts = STEAM) Let’s take a look at both sides.

How to Motivate Kids Without Yelling

A child who is yelled at frequently will start to tune out what is being said and will begin to use yelling as a way to express themselves also. What is the best way to motivate kids without yelling?

Get Organized for Back to School

It can be a tough adjustment for kids (and parents) who have enjoyed some relaxing, schedule-free days to adjust to getting up early, packing lunches, and getting out the door on time. Now is the time to start getting organized before the kids start school. A little organization now can make for a smoother transition later.
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