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 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 + 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.

Camping Tips for Family Trips

Camping with kids, especially younger ones, can seem overwhelming but with these tips families can enjoy a simple, fun camping trip with kids of any age.

Tips for Efficient Packing

Family vacations are a great way to enjoy time away from the daily routine and create lasting memories. But if you are anything like me, packing for a family trip can be overwhelming, especially if you have multiple kids to pack for. As a mom of six I’ve learned the hard way how to make our vacation packing more efficient.

4 Great Ways Dads are Different

There is no denying that there are differences between how moms and dads parent their kids.

Benefits of Gardening with Kids

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.
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