Shannon Philpott-Sanders

Writing, Reflecting, Teaching, Parenting

11 Uplifting Leftover Ideas

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11 Uplifting Leftover Ideas

Article Excerpt:

After fixing a hearty meal to feed your family, it’s likely that you’re too full to think about leftovers. But leftover food can extend the tasty feast throughout the week with yummy, bite-size reminders of your scrumptious cooking. Get creative with what’s left on the stove with leftover dishes and treats that are perfect for healthy breakfasts, lunches and dinners. Continue reading

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Getting Kids Ready for when Divorced Parents Begin Dating

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Getting Kids Ready for When Divorced Parents Begin Dating
How to introduce your new special someone to your child

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When a divorced parent begins dating, it can be an anxious time for children and parents alike. Children often question if they will be forgotten or if the parent will not have enough time for them while parents are struggling with a balance of taking care of their children’s needs and their own need to move on. Continue reading

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How to Encourage Siblings to Work Together With Chores

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How to Encourage Siblings to Work Together With Chores
It’s a winning combo: Happy kids and a clean house

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Siblings learning how to work together on daily chores can create family bonds that will last a lifetime. (Not to mention what that will do for your sanity!) Dividing chores fairly is a start.

“Statistics suggest that over 50 percent of parents assign chores equally amongst their children, which also means that almost 50 percent do not, and so conflict about chores may be a critical issue in these families,” says Dr. Holly Parker, psychotherapist and associate professor of psychology at Harvard University. Continue reading

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