Back to School: Figuring out the Family Media Plan

How we use media, screens and devices creeps up on many of us. Devices multiply and soon there are a bunch of portable devices to manage. Before going back to school I love to go back over what worked and what didn’t work so well the previous school year ....more

Peaceful Solutions to Minimize Family Strife – when you know how

When there’s a place for everything and everyone knows that place it is easier for anyone in the family to have a good idea to find it. It means that we’re not waiting on one person to find the socks or only one person knows where things are. It’s a burden lifted ....more

Family Meal Ritual Printable and Family goals and priorities for March

February has been a bigger blend of busy and slow. We’ve had a day here and there when we were going a lot but we then had lots of very slow days which seemed to even out everything. Mostly our days are slow and it’s learning how to navigate the busier days when they come along that’s often the more challenging for us and our family goals ....more

Completing the Family Meal Ritual

Setting up a family ritual takes time as you try things out in your family. As the children get older we try new things and because sometimes we fancy a change. Last time we talked about the need for a family ritual and explained the ritual from beginning too just as we were about to eat ....more

Creating a Family Meal Ritual

Family meal times are a great place for connection, catchup and comfort. Like all things it changes over time as our family grows and changes. It’s a chance to put our values into action ....more

Family goals and priorities for February

Although I love making goals I need some accountability in reaching them. I’m sure I’m not alone there. Since I’m a big believer in scheduling things to get it done I’m also good at rescheduling and bumping myself of my own schedule ....more

4 Family Flow ideas for a More Peaceful Family Home

Family flow are the things that keep your family moving. Typically we focus on routines like the morning run or contributions. These are places where we get stuck and instead of flowing there’s a problem ....more

Peaceful Solutions to Minimize Family Strife with Specific Solutions

This is part two of the series: Peaceful Solutions to minimize family strife. ...more

Peaceful solutions to minimize family strife

Sitting quietly before the kids are awake, the house is completely still. I really should have a cup of my hot brew but I know that the kettle might wake everyone as it’s nearly time to wake up. It’s peaceful, calm and the day ahead is so full of positive peaceful possibilities ....more