Conflicts Between Siblings

Conflicts between siblings are quite common and can range from minor disagreements to major crises. Various factors contribute to sibling conflicts, such as differences in age, gender, temperament, parenting styles, and family dynamics. Unfortunately, it is often difficult for parents to manage these differences without creating further tension or contributing to the problem. Sibling rivalry…

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Healthy Sweets For Children

Healthy sweets can be a great way to provide children with treats without compromising their health. Compared to typical sugary and processed desserts, healthy treats are lower in calories and sugar, contain less fat and sodium, and offer more vitamins and minerals. Healthy sweets also generally contain natural sweeteners like honey or agave syrup instead…

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How Can I Set Family Rules

Let’s begin by saying that such rules play an essential role in parenting and are an efficient way to teach children about responsibility and self-discipline. Having clearly established and communicated expectations helps kids feel secure and loved, teaches them responsibility, and builds character. In addition, establishing reasonable rules sets a standard of behavior in the…

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Ways To Make A Cozy Atmosphere At Home

There are many ways to make your home cozy. One of the first things you can do is add warmth and comfort by investing in quality furniture and accents, such as comfortable sofas, carpets, and rugs. You can also use pillows, curtains, throws, and other textiles to give your space a warm and inviting feel.…

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What Are The Benefits Of Having Houseplants

Houseplants not only add aesthetic beauty to your home but can also improve air quality and reduce stress. Research has shown that indoor plants help absorb volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from the air and filter out household dust, mold spores, and other pollutants. By absorbing these airborne toxins, plants can provide a healthier environment for…

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Hi, I’m Rita Logsdon!

Founder of GretaBean, certified child development therapist, certified teacher, author, wife to Steve, and mom to our four (wonderful) children. Here you’ll find encouragment, ideas, recipes, activities for kids, organizing tips, and anything else that can make your day a little better! 🙂


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