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Tips to Simplify Your Summer Schedule

For many kids across the country summer is about fun, relaxing and just being a kid. For parents, summer may make for more relaxation or added stress. “The “lazy days of summer” sometimes feel more like the “dog days of summer.” No one wants hectic schedules...

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Stridepost: Helping Busy Families With Routines That Work!

Does your child need help for attention or learning issues? Are they better prepared to face the day when they have a solid routine? Does your child do better when they have a check-list to process activities, chores and other to-dos? If you answered yes to any one of...

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Active Notifications are Coming!

We’re excited to announce that this week Stridepost is launching its new active notification feature for both the Parents and Kids apps. With this update, when your kids add to-dos, events or rewards, when they get to-dos done, redeem rewards or post on the family...

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Get the Stridepost Parenting App for Free

Are you looking for a way to motivate your kids to do chores, practice instruments & finish their homework? Set expectations & use rewards to motivate your kids with Stridepost. Our parenting app is now FREE and is an excellent way to see positive changes in...

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Take Your Child To Work Day

Both of my children BEGGED to participate with me in the annual Take Your Child to Work Day. The thing is, my position for Stridepost is spent largely working remote. At first I was going to deny them, however given further consideration I said yes. They may have...

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The Benefits of Organized Sports for Kids

It’s Spring! And that means buds on the trees, flowers willing their way through the soil, and soccer, crew, swimming/diving teams, softball, lacrosse, field hockey and organized sports for kids in many families. Some of these sports are a huge commitment, of time and...

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Tips to Juggle Work Life Balance

As a mom, I know how difficult it can be to juggle work life balance. When my kids were babies or toddlers I would think, “It will get easier when they are older.” The reality of that is, that while they are more independent, the struggle is still real....

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Kids in the Garden: A Growing Garden Helps Kids Grow Too!

So, my daughter wants to have a little piece of the yard for her very own garden this year. This, from the young lady who suffers dramatically from the experience, whenever her mom has tried to get her to help weed the existing garden, in summers past. But we’re...

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Spring Crafts for Kids

I love the change in seasons. Mostly because it gives me the opportunity to do some fun craft projects with my kids. Certainly, I take their level of ability into account, however we have done some cool things! Take a look at some fun ideas to try with your kids....

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Break Out This Weekend and Get the Family Outdoors!

As an avid scouter, it has been and always will be important for me to get the family outside. Whether that’s playing a game of soccer, or going on a walk or hike, the outdoors has a way of rejuvenating my body, mind and spirit. Thankfully my kids love the...

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Kids Chores: Motivate To Get Them Done!

I have been challenged of late, to motivate my kids to get their chores done. Kids chores, what a joke! I spent a lot of time on Pinterest gathering ideas. As punishment I have taken their things and made them earn them back and have denied them sleepovers....

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Kids in the Kitchen: Easy as Pie!

In honor of “National Pie Day” I thought it was time for another Kids in the Kitchen feature! Of course today I will share some easy as pie recipes for kids. Most of you will likely argue that YOUR grandmother made the best pies, but I know that my grandma...

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Should Your Kids Have Smartphones?

Let’s Hear it for Mr. Bell! One this day, March 7th, in 1876, Mr. Alexander Graham Bell was granted a patent for United States Patent No. 174,465. When he shouted that famous line, “Mr. Watson, come here; I want you,” the argument of whether kids should...

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Stridepost: Family Motivation Game

Let’s Get Motivated! In today’s technology-driven society, there is simple and fun way to reward kids for getting motivated. Did you know that you can create a habit in just 21 days? To build good habits, Stridepost invites families to compete in the Family Motivation...

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Play is Important: Chicken, Human, Ninja, Dragon

Take a moment to reflect on how you were raised… how you evolved from the child that you were to the parent that you are. What were your parents’ goals for you? What values did you pick up on as a child? What is most memorable in the time you spent with your parents...

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Mistakes Parents Make When Teaching Kids About Money

What is the biggest mistake that parents make when teaching kids about money? According to Beth Kobliner, author of Make Your Kid a Money Genius its that they don’t really talk about it. Then, as the children grow, parents are frustrated when young adults get into...

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Kids and Jobs

Tonight after I got my daughter home from her scout meeting I had to make a run to the local grocery store. It was later than I prefer to go however it was quiet and less crowded than it normally is so that wasn’t too bad. As I was checking out of the self...

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Inspire Heart with Art

January 31st is Inspire Your Heart With Art Day. A day to think about, and appreciate, how art, in whatever form it may take, inspires you and brings you joy and satisfaction. “Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” ~ Pablo Picasso And...

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