Champion Mom - Implementing Hygge at Home This Winter

By: bchauveau Sunday March 22, 2020 comments

Champion Mom - Implementing Hygge at Home This Winter

If you are like a lot of Americans, then you are probably in those last stages of winter, cuddled up in your home and trying to stay warm until the blessed spring arrives. If you are looking for something to add a little warmth to your home until the weather changes, you might want to consider the Danish concept of hygge. This is a practice that tries to promote comfort and coziness as well as togetherness and relaxation. Here are a few ways to celebrate hygge: Cozy together with a warm drink — One of the first things that... Read More


Champion Mom - How to Get Your Kids to Do Their Chores

By: bchauveau Sunday March 8, 2020 comments

Champion Mom - How to Get Your Kids to Do Their Chores

If you’re a mom, you know that getting your kids to do their chores can be the absolute bane of your existence. It seems there is always an excuse that lets them get out of the work—they are too tired, or they have too much homework. Other times they just don’t do the work without excuse. (If I had a dollar for every time I heard, “I forgot,” I could retire.) But there are some things that you can do to get your kids to do their chores. Here’s how: The first thing you might want to do is to figure out what is... Read More


Champion Mom - Family-Friendly Things to Do in Winter in Denver

By: bchauveau Sunday February 23, 2020 comments

Denver is famous for its winters and is a magnet for those who are attracted to winter activities. If you are a family with young children, however, you may be at a loss for what to do this winter. It’s not necessary to stay cooped up in the house until the snow melts, developing “cabin fever” like Jack Nicholson in The Shining . Here are a few great ideas for family activities that you and your little ones can enjoy: Go Skating — If you like embracing the cold with some winter fun, check out the Downtown Denver Ice... Read More


Champion Mom - Preparing Your Home for Flu Season

By: bchauveau Sunday February 9, 2020 comments

We are in the heart of flu season and it seems that every year is getting worse. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), there have been over 120,000 people hospitalized and 6,000 people have died this flu season . But while it may seem like you are constantly hearing dire news of new strains and new viruses, there are still some things that you can do to prepare your household for the flu: Probably the easiest way that you can help get everyone ready for the flu season is with an annual flu vaccination. Many... Read More


Champion Mom - Exploring Positive Parenting Awareness Month

By: bchauveau Sunday January 26, 2020 comments

Champion Mom - Exploring Positive Parenting Awareness Month

January is Positive Parenting Awareness Month and what better time of the year than January to get a start on changing your parenting style. With the New Year comes resolution for change and becoming a more positive parent is one that everyone can agree with. Heres what you need to know about the impact of positive parenting and how it can have an effect on your family. Lets take a look at these guiding principles : Provide a safe environment First, if you can provide a safe home environment, then you can give your... Read More


Champion Mom - What Are Your 2020 Parenting Goals?

By: bchauveau Monday January 13, 2020 comments

Champion Mom - What Are Your 2020 Parenting Goals?

The New Year is here, and we bet you are getting tired of making (and breaking) the same old resolutions each year. This year dont choose to lose weight or hit the gym more often. Instead, make plans which will have a greater impact on you and your familynamely, make goals to impact your parenting style. Here are great ideas for parenting goals you can set for yourself for the new year: Dont Sweat the Small Stuff Prioritize what you are going to let get on your nerves. Many of us lose our patience after having to tell our... Read More


Champion Mom: Should You Do Goal Setting for 2020 with Your Kids?

By: bchauveau Monday December 16, 2019 comments

Champion Mom: Should You Do Goal Setting for 2020 with Your Kids?

Its hard to believe, but 2020 is right around the corner. For many of us, New Years Resolutions have been replaced by more realistic goal setting. But goals arent just important for the adults in the family. Children as young as seven or eight years old should also be encouraged to set goals for themselves. But this isnt something that they can do on their own (or else their goal might be to fight crime like Batman). Heres how you can guide your children in a fun and non-stressful way to set goals in 2020: Talk to your child ... Read More


Champion Mom: Keeping Your Sanity During Winter Break

By: bchauveau Monday December 2, 2019 comments

Champion Mom: Keeping Your Sanity During Winter Break

Winter break is nearing, and many moms are freaking out because that means 2+ weeks with the kids. When you throw in the excitement of the holidays and the possibility of being snowed in and developing cabin fever, no wonder moms worry about their sanity. Here are fun activities you can try to keep your little ones occupied and your sanity intact: Christmas Ornament Crafts This one should be a no-brainer. Tap into the Christmas excitement by having your child make special ornaments for the tree. If you have room in your... Read More


Champion Mom: Teaching Your Children Gratitude Practices

By: bchauveau Monday November 18, 2019 comments

If you watch the news for about five minutes, you will probably hear a story of youth gone wild kids who are out of control and disrespectful. No one wants that to be their child and many of us are committed to ensuring that our kids are taught properly about how to behave so they can be productive adults in the future. One of the best ways you can teach your child now is to instill gratitude practices in them. Instead of feeling as if they are entitled to anything and everything, show them how to be grateful for what they have. ... Read More


Champion Mom: Switching from Gift Giving to Making Memories This Holiday Season

By: bchauveau Monday November 4, 2019 comments

Ever since we first saw the Charlie Brown Christmas special, we realized that the holiday season had been taken over by crass commercialism. In 2017, consumers spent over $720 billion on gifts during this time of year . On average, thats over $1000 per person in this country! We talk about fixing the problem, but most of us are hesitant to try. Thats why this year we are encouraging families to switch from gift giving to making memories this holiday season. Sit back and think about your favorite Christmas memories. Were willing to... Read More





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