Lisa Van Groningen

Chicago, USA

Lisa Van Groningen is mama of 3 who left her corporate job to stay home with her kids full-time. When she isn’t mommying, crafting with her kids, and playing, she runs the website Your Mom Village as a way to help other mamas transition into their new roles. She helps and supports moms by helping them find purpose as a stay-at-home mom. She offers tips and tricks on how to enjoy staying home, and teaches moms how to manage their homes with grace even through the chaos.

Lisa Van Groningen's Articles
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Safe Family Travel Ideas during a Pandemic

So, where can you travel virtually that will keep the whole family happy? Libraries Start with your local library.  Libraries offer so many free opportunities…

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Fun Games to Teach Body Parts for Your Toddler

When you incorporate learning through play you are meeting your child’s need to explore their world on their terms and in an engaging way. Also,…

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Bedtime Tantrums - How to Get Your Toddler to Sleep

The bedtime routine was always fine but she would cry several nights in a row when we tried to put her down. She’d say that…

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The Truth About Threenagers and How to Deal with Them?

When your toddler turns into a threenager, you all of sudden realize this little person has grown in milestones and in personality.  But learning how…

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Terrible Twos - Are They Really that Terrible?

Desperately I tried talking to him. Showing him things and he just pushed everything away. My face started to get flushed as I tried to…

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Benefits of Hugging for Kids & Parents’ Well-being

Hugging her and all my kids always gives me joy and a smile on my face. But the benefits of hugging your kids are so…

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Teach Animal Sound Activities for Toddlers

Typically, simple words like “Mama” and “Dada” are the huge milestones that excite many parents.  But, before true language begins children learn and practice through…

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How Bedtime Stories can Reinforce Literacy Skills

A bedtime routine with stories builds a foundation of phonics, new vocabulary, and reading comprehension for children. Plus, your reading encourages excitement for reading. We…

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