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When It Comes to Parenting, Are You Building Hedges that Buffer or Oppress?

For good reason, parents are getting more and more protective of their children. There are certainly a lot of sickos out there and it’s a sad reflection on our society that parents must be so cautious when it comes to their kids’ safety. But there are some instances in parenting, when hedge-building can cross over from being a buffer to being oppressive. How do you know when you’ve crossed ...

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What is Green Living?

What Is Green Living?

Green living is a hot topic these days, but what does it really mean? The EPA has defined green living as making sustainable choices about a variety of things, such as what you eat, how you travel, what you purchase, and how you dispose of items. It is believed that by implementing these practices into your lifestyle, we can make a change in our environment. Green living will help bring balance ...

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Women's Red Handbag - Dooney & Burke Tote

Lady In Red

I want to thank thredUp for sponsoring this post. I just became a thredUp ambassador for 2015 after discovering their amazing company. I felt like they would be the perfect fit for me and all of my Less Than Perfect Parents readers. We all want gorgeous fashions at inexpensive prices right? Of course we do! Read on to discover some of their gorgeous products. I chose some gorgeous red handbags and ...

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How To Motivate Your Child To Study

How To Motivate Your Child To Study

Parents always want their child to be a stellar student, but often are confused about how to help motivate their child to do well and what they can do to help with study habits.  As a parent, you must first understand that learning is a lifelong process and does not take place just in the classroom.  It is critical to your child’s intellect and social growth, that you help open up a world of ...

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Think Happy Thoughts

Self-Care Sunday: Think Happy Thoughts

Think happy thoughts! Changing your thoughts can change your life. I have spent the last year focused on changing the way I think about things and the results have been amazing! You can easily make your life happier by consciously changing your thought habits. One of the first things I did was spend five minutes every morning before I got out of bed thinking of what I have in my life that made ...

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