Our goal at Adore Them is to provide personal stories and resources in the hopes that it will make your own parenting journey more enjoyable! We fully understand that there are (many) difficult moments that occur while raising a family, but we also believe in taking a proactive approach. How can we troubleshoot the areas where we are struggling the most? How can we better understand our children so that we can get back to genuinely enjoying them?
The importance of explaining your "why" to your kids
Read Dana's article for great ideas to help your children through panic attacks
Read Amy's article for some great tips and advice on how to first mindfully listen to your teen before thoughtfully responding
Read Dana's article to find out if your child is curious, or if your child is dealing with anxiety
Read Stephanie's article to learn the Dos and Don'ts of praising your child, and find out how to build them up in a way that actually matters
Read Dana's article to find out why your child might be lying, and how to best respond when they do lie
Go here to check out Shari's idea for creating a simple (yet effective) behavior chart on the fly!
Helpful reminders for your children BEFORE you arrive at your destination
In this video, Karissa & Shari discuss the importance of having reasonable expectations
Read Joanne's article to find out how to start this fun, educational, & time-saving task
Read Shari's full article to learn how to use ignoring at appropriate times to improve behavior
Dana provides insight into how you can help your child cope with their anxiety and shift your family dynamics
Read Rhonda's article to learn how you can teach your children that their decisions have consequences, both good and bad
Read Karissa's article to find out how she expects and challenges her kids to behave in public
Read Shari's article about how her motherhood experience between baby #1 & baby #2 was drastically different because of her own expectations.
Read Joanne's article for 5 amazing & very easy responses that will clearly explain your decision to your children in a way that they will understand
Learn how to look at child discipline as a positive teachable moment, and find out what you need to consider before punishing your child again
Enjoy this free printable chore chart that is broken down by age
Parental instinct isn't always loud or clear, but it is valuable.
Read examples of the expectations Karissa asks of her kids before they arrive at a new destination
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Featured Contributor: Amy Collins, M.S Ed.
Amy Collins, founder of Create Clarity, offers workshops to help women clarify who they are, re-awaken their intuition and make a transformational shift to live a more vibrant life. Learning practical tools to become more mindful is empowering. Once learned, these tools last forever. Amy is a Mindful Living Instructor and a certified Creative Insight Journey Instructor.
Pamela Rineer lives in Lititz, PA with her husband, two boys, and very large goldendoodle. With a love of real estate, design, and money management she began rennovating their homes on a budget. Now, settling into their fifth house, she shares simple DIY’s for all things home.
Featured Contributor: Rhonda MoskowitzWith over 30 years experience as a parent coach, speaker, and educator, Rhonda shares her natural humor and genuine caring with parents. Her goal is to help moms and dad create the loving, life long connected relationship with their children that they dream of.
Featured Contributor: Joanne JarrettI am a family physician turned stay at home mom and have recently entered the clothing industry. I am developing Shelfies, a line of women's loungewear that will revolutionize what you wear in the No Bra Zone. Visit shelfieshoppe.com to follow the journey and receive a secret code for free shipping!
Featured Contributor: Katerina ZepposKaterina is a wife, mom of two young children, and founder of Katerina's Finest which imports only the finest quality olives and olive oil from a small collective in southern Greece. They believe that this region grows the finest and most flavorful olives anywhere in the world! To finish out their line of products, they also produce their own Dressings & Vinaigrettes with a special Greek blend.
Featured Contributor: Dana BakerDana Baker is a writer, editor, not-so-perfect mom of two, and a Parent and Teen Coach. She help families reconnect and find a way around the walls that cause such isolation and dysfunction in these years. Dana offers advice from the trenches, a non-judgmental ear and tips/feedback based on the science of psychology and the reality of parenting. Read her blog and follow her on social media.
Featured Contributor: Lindsey CoverLindsey Cover is a work-at-home wife and mom of two young boys, Jadon and Owen. She blogs about affordable healthy living, money-saving methods, simple recipes, and more at SimpleSaverWife.com
Featured Contributor: Stephanie OrtegaStephanie is a behavior analyst and tutor with over a decade of experience in helping children. She creates planners and worksheets for the organizer within us all, maintains a blog, and runs two start-ups. She's also a doodler and puppy and cat mom who enjoys travel and learning new things.