Stress Free Bedtime Routines Hack #1: Complete Tasks In As The Day Goes On

The best way to guarantee a smooth bedtime and to make sure we don’t leave things to the last minute. Completing tasks as the afternoon goes on not only will help us have a smoother bedtime, but also a smoother morning the following day. These are some things MY DAUGHTERS do as they afternoon goes ...

8 Simple Hacks for Stress-Free Bedtimes

As we near the end of March, I continue with my resolution of improving our family routines to have a more peaceful and connected life with my daughters. Bedtime routines are not only important to help your children develop healthy sleep habits. Children who have irregular bed times are more likely to have behavioral issues ...

Stress-Free Mornings Hack #8 – Send Them Off With Love

Parents have a tremendous influence on their children’s self-esteem. Self-esteem is the collection of beliefs that we have about ourselves. The way we think and feel about ourselves determines our behavior, our attitude towards life and others, and the quality of our relationships. If your child’s love tank is full when he leaves the comfort ...

Stress-Free Mornings Hack #7 – Remain Calm

This is one of the most difficult things to do as parents. We all have triggers that make us react in ways that we later regret. One of the keys to have a smooth morning routine is to remain calm in the face of mishaps, mistakes or delays. If we have implemented the first 6 ...

Stress-Free Mornings Hack #6: Kids Charts

After going over the first 5 hacks for stress free mornings, hopefully we find ourselves well rested and at peace, with plenty of time to do everything that needs to be done, and our kids with their love tanks full and ready to start the day. Yay! Now that they are up, we need to ...

Stress-Free Mornings Hack #5: Fill Up Your Kids Love Tanks

Hopefully, by now you’ve been implementing the morning routine hacks, and your mornings have already improved a little bit. This new hack will make a world of a difference as well, because it’s all about starting the day connecting with your children. The payoff of taking the time to ease your children in their first ...

Stress-Free Mornings Hack #4 – Wake Up Before Your Kids

This is one of the best morning hacks you can follow! Waking up before your kids is truly life changing. We all envision our mornings having breakfast with our kids,  smiling and leaving the house with plenty of time. Unfortunately, for most families, mornings are dissorganized, reactive and chaotic. 10 Tips to wake up before your ...

Stress-Free Mornings Hack #3 – Well-rested

“Your life is a reflection of how you sleep, and how you sleep is a reflection of your life.” – Dr. Pelayo, MD, Pediatric Neurologist   Our mornings become chaotic when our children and ourselves aren’t well rested. We become moody, we forget things, we are rushing from the start because we’ve hit the snooze ...

Stress-Free Mornings Hack #2 – Keep everything as organized as possible

I know having an organized house when you have little ones around is not an easy task. However, the more organized your home is, the easier your mornings (and your days) will flow. These are some ideas that are relatively easy to implement and will make your morning routines smoother: Set place in your house ...

Stress-Free Mornings Hack #1 – Start the Night Before

Yesterday I talked about the importance of having a good morning routine to help your family start the day in a positive, peaceful and stress-free way. The first step to accomplish that is to ‘Start the Night Before.’ I know we’re talking about mornings, but the first thing to do is to make sure we ...

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