We are here for YOU!

We want this website to be a resource for you, your family and friends.  We will continue to add to the links and ideas so that you can more easily be the mom that is there for her children with a variety of resources so things stay novel and fresh without going crazy!

 

If you have a resource you think other moms needs to know about, please email us at happymamavillage@gmail.com

join the village.png

Parenting:

Coronavirus Talking Points w/ Tina Payne Bryson:

Years ago I had the incredible opportunity, as a school counselor, to go see author, Tina Payne Bryson speak.  Just from that one session I've picked up so many tips and tricks as a parent and educators.

https://www.tinabryson.com

 

Podcast for Moms

We've got you covered!  There are tons of options out there, but head to thehappymamavillage.com/podcast  to check out all the previous episodes!  Coparenting, communication, consistency, and so much more!

 

Toolbox (family tech plan)

For a variety of resources toolbox.thehappymamavillage.com including creating a family tech plan to keep things sane and organized in terms of technology rules.  It's best to set up rules and consequences ahead of time so that you don't stress out thinking of something in the moment.

 

Parent Survival Guide for Quarantine...and beyond!

For a FREE PDF to help you and your family thrive during this "new normal", click here.

Educational:

This can vary by age, so we are going to add all the great resources that we know about, have personally used, or have been shared with us by other awesome mamas or resources!

Khan Academy

Need help in a specific subject? This was always my go to recommendation for parents with kids of all ages.  You might even learn something new!

www.khanacademy.org

Brain Pop and Brain Pop Jr

These are both fantastic resources for learning that I frequently used as a teacher!

Education and entertaining along with some fun quizzes!

Here is a free access code:

brnpop.co/2U3kAS9

Stories Read to Your Kids

Tired of reading to your little ones?  Check out this site to have some incredible actors read some books.  Not a permanent replacement, but a fun way for an occasional break.  It's hard to beat story time, cuddling with mommy!

www.storylineonline.net

DuoLingo

Want to learn a new language?

This is an app that my family has been using almost daily since working at a Dual Language school where everyone learned English and Spanish!  There are tons of options.  Right now I have lessons going in Spanish, French, and Czech!

duolingo.com

 

12 Famous Museums with Virtual Field Trips

https://www.parents.com/syndication/museums-with-virtual-tours/

Additional Resource Packets (some free, some for purchase)
https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/

Personal Finance for Kids and Teens

This program will give kids and teens a vision for financial freedom and the tools to get them there.

https://thesmartmoneyacademy.com

Websites for Kids - Free

https://www.abcmouse.com/
https://www.adventureacademy.com/
https://code.org/
https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html
https://www.verywellfamily.com/best-free-educational-websites-for-kids-3129084
https://www.lifehack.org/articles/technology/20-really-cool-and-useful-websites-for-kids.html

www.starfall.com  Perfect for preschool-3rd grade or anyone needing practice.
 

 

Relationship:

5 Love Languages

Do you know your family's love language?

Read it and forgot?

Not up for reading the book and want a short cut?  Click the link below to go take the quiz- there is one for couples, singles, teens, and kids!

https://www.5lovelanguages.com/quizzes/
 

Family care = self-care

Feeling that drowning sensation as you realize you just thought you were overwhelmed before but now you are taking on water-FAST!

Here is a free lesson pulled from our course just for you mamas out there.  We even have a mom going through some of the lessons with her teen.  There is something here for everyone.  

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=K3TSNRSdSZA

For more, check out:

Roadtrip/TheHappyMamaVillage.com

Fun & Games:

Gonoodle

When the kiddos need to get their wiggles out, this is a perfect go to!

https://family.gonoodle.com/

Dance Party

Even if you don't have Wii Dance, you can still search youtube for a song you like!  Be sure to preview first!

Here is Cotton Eyed Joe-

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6rBFtCJ255w

GamePigeon

https://apps.apple.com/us/app/gamepigeon/id1124197642

Art/Creative:

Draw with Mo Willems:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RmzjCPQv3y8

 

Art Challenge:

Challenge your little artists to try new things and explore.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CCDl650gcfs

Draw By Numbers:

Cute simple drawings for the little ones based off of numbers

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VvIqKOTvTsA

Television&

Movie/Streaming:

30 Educational Shows on Netflix:

https://www.weareteachers.com/educational-netflix-shows/

Brain Games:

One of my favorite shows to watch with Scarlett (that we both enjoy) is Brain Games!

Check out this review and watch some samples before heading over to Netflix to try it out.  

https://www.nextflicks.tv/review/brain-games/

 

Learn about Animals:

Wild Kratts is nothing new, but it is educational and a lot of fun for the little ones.  Check it out!

https://youtu.be/tSAKzVP2IGk

Fitness/Movement:

Too much energy:

One of my favorites to use as an elementary teacher!  Fun, laughs, variety, and a great way to get their bodies moving.  Join in, mama!

https://family.gonoodle.com/

YOGA:

Cosmic Kids Yoga is a great YouTube Channel for making yoga fun and interesting for kids.  Here's a MINECRAFT version!

https://youtu.be/02E1468SdHg

For Parents or more advanced kids:

https://www.youtube.com/user/yogawithadriene

 

https://www.youtube.com/user/traviseliotonline

 

Additional Help:

Need something more?  Check out these powerful resources below. Still don't see what you need, just ask!

Cancer:

Be Beyond Limits (Brandi Runner) offers several programs for cancer patients and their family members from all industries and backgrounds.

www.BeBeyondLimits.com

 

Eating Disorders:

Shannon Herman is a life coach and former LPC therapist specializing in eating disorders. Shannon will meet you in your world and walk with you through recovery and maintenance. 

https://shannonhermanconsulting.org/

Dr. Steph Waitt is amazing at helping those struggling with eating disorders.  Can't get the help you need during quarantine?  Check her out from the safety of your home:

https://www.texomaspecialtycounseling.com

or

Eating Disorder Recovery Support Group

Click here for a weekly support group

Divorce:

Bryann offers life coaching for women going through or contemplating Divorce/Separation

www.RebuildingwithBryann.com 

Mom Guilt:

Annie helps moms enjoy their lives and family again after overcoming years of damaging self-talk and people pleasing.

www.AnnieMHenderson.com

Helping Men Reach Their Goals:

Andrew Mundy provides high performance coaching for men.

www.facebook.com/andrewlmundy

 

Business and Life Coach for Men (and dads!)

Deon Fowler helps men become the best version of themselves, so they live the life they’ve always wanted to.

DeonFowler.com

© 2023 by Soft Aesthetics. Proudly created with Wix.com

  • Grey iTunes Icon
  • Facebook
  • YouTube
  • Pinterest
  • Instagram