LuLaRoe Julia Dress | Smithsquad.com |Dressing a post partum body | Women's fashion

Emily J LuLaRoe Pre-Sale!

Anyone who knows us can tell you that the last few years have been rough emotionally and financially. Two years[…]

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5 Easy Steps to Reclaim Your Muchness | Smithsquad.com | Alice in Wonderland quote | Mad Hatter | Finding your life's purpose

5 Easy Steps to Reclaiming Your Muchness

***this post contains affiliate links. To learn more about our affiliate program click here*** My last post was about my[…]

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Talking About Pornography With Your Loved Ones

***This post contains Affiliate links. To learn more about my affiliate program click here*** Let’s face it, the birds and[…]

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Using a Parent-Child journal to increase communication and more | SmithSquad.com | Handwriting and Cursive | Language, Spelling, and Grammar | Reading Comprehension

Using a Parent-Child Journal to Create Connections With Your Kids

Several months ago I read about using a parent-child¬†journal to communicate with your kids. I thought it was an excellent[…]

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Lead me guide me parenting | Smithsquad.com | PArenting without threats, bribes, nagging, and fighting

Lead Me, Guide Me Parenting

One of my favorite songs that my children sing at church has the line “Lead me, guide me, walk beside[…]

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7 Tips to Calm the Sunday Morning Chaos | Smithsquad.com | Parenting a large Family | Keeping Sunday morning peaceful |preparing for church

Sunday Morning Chaos

Whoever wrote the song “Easy Like Sunday Morning” clearly did NOT have small children who needed to get ready for[…]

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Parenting is a Team Sport

When the movie “Mom’s Night Out” appeared in theaters I began hearing wonderful reviews, so I looked up the trailer.[…]

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Spiritual Refugees From Heaven

On Saturday night I was blessed to attend a women’s conference for my church. This is an annual event where[…]

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It's your choice|smithsquad.com|parenting|giving children choices|children and control|discipline tips

It’s Your Choice

On Sunday a friend of mine introduced me to a video by expert play therapist Dr. Gary Landreth. In this[…]

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WE have taught our kids to fear failure|smithsquad.com|Jessica Lahey|education|homeschool|unschool

Fear of Failure Blocks our Clearest Path to Success

There are already a million reasons why I have chosen to home-school my kids.¬†Last night, after a bit of pillow[…]

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