Being a mom of many children is difficult as it is difficult to parent and keep up with all the joy each unique age brings.
At one time I had a child in every crucial stage of parenting and boy is it hard to keep up. I had a newborn, a preschooler, one that was an elementary school, a tween in a teenager.
At that time I found it extremely hard to be bouncing back and forth between singing Twinkle Twinkle Little Star then two minutes later talking about boys …. all white changing a diaper.
No matter how much you think you have it together you could always use a little help and learn how to do things easier. I just discovered this site called Boys Town, it is a great parenting site for whatever question or concern that you may have.
One of the problems I was having is keeping my 6 year old in bed while the other kids don’t have to go to bed for another half an hour to hour later. It was hard for him to understand that he’s younger and his bedtime is at 8 versus his older brother is at 8:30. As you can imagine and I’m sure many of you have experienced this is a hard struggle and we go back and forth almost every single night.
One of the parenting tools on Boys Town is called a bedtime pass… this cute little past is just one of the many downloadable tools and principles that they offer with this pass you can personalize a permission slip that grants your child a single short trip out of their bedroom for a specific purpose such as bathroom visit or a drink of water. You can discuss with your child that they can use this if they need it but this is there only bedtime pass for the night, I have noticed since having this there is no more whining or fighting because now they don’t feel prisoner to their own room and if they have to get out once then they can without yelling for your help.
Now that the weather is turning colder I’m in love with the 12 days of family fun on Boys Town. With this link they have holiday games a wrap race build a turkey out of Legos and so much more these fun and unique activities are perfect for any age and the whole entire.
What more, Boys Town also offers email series straight to your inbox. These FREE email series are available to help you with your parenting challenges. Each series consists of weekly emails that run 4-6 weeks, discuss a specific parenting issue, include a teaching activity and a relevant social skill.
I highly advise you to give Boys Town a look the resources are just amazing and so plentiful I’m pretty sure you will find multiple ways to make your life and parenting much easier.