Moments A Day is a website that shares practical inspiration for families to connect, build character, and make a difference Thanks for visiting - a website dedicated to sharing ideas for parents and kids to connect with each other, grow as individuals and make a difference in their communities. Find new blog posts below or browse the categories of my articles using the menu bar above. I hope you enjoy your time here and find something positive to use at home with your kids! Sign up for the newsletter to receive tips and tools every month. ~ Chelsea Lee Smith, author + blogger

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Weekly Exercise

One Thing Wednesday is a Facebook discussion series at Moments A Day sharing parenting inspiration ONE THING WEDNESDAY is a weekly personal growth exercise for parents shared on my Facebook page.  Join in to improve your parenting skills one way each week.

Character Building

activities Crafts, games, printables and puppet shows are among the range of character building activities available on this page. Great for parents as well as teachers.

Personal Growth

If you are looking for reflections and insights about navigating motherhood, head over to the Personal Growth page. It is the place to go for encouragement and perspective.


Starting solids stress free From creating peaceful bedtime routines to preparing meaningful birthday celebrations to fostering connected family relationships, find tips for positive parenting here.


Books for kids that teach positive character traits There are so many amazing resources to help families connect and build character... books, music, wall art, and more. Check out my recommendations on this page.

Paying it Forward

Fun ideas to make Valentines Day a time for random acts of kindness Teaching our kids to care for others through Acts of Kindness is not only a joy, but a great family bonding activity.  Read stories and get ideas for what your family can do here.