If you're at the end of your rope, here are 25 ways to keep yourself sane in this crazy job we call "mom".
Being a mom can be frustrating sometimes. It's not easy taking care of tiny humans. Here's how to stay patient through all the chaos.
It's hard to get your house clean for a special event (guests coming over, the queen coming to visit, etc.). Especially with kids, it's dang near impossible to keep your house clean on a long term basis. Here's how to do it.
What makes a marriage last (or not)? How can I make my marriage happier? There's a lot of opinions out there but not a lot of hard facts. Learn what the research has shown to actually predict which marriages stay together and which ones end in divorce.
There can be a lot of culprits behind this mass deprivation of sleep, so we’ve outlined five tips to address the most common causes of teen sleeplessness.
Chances are, taking away the phone just leads to more acting out. If you need a better strategy to affect your teen's behavior, try these four tips.
when a parent gets a new role, the relationship with the spouse and the children is irremediably transformed. Indeed, when professional responsibilities change, it can affect the whole family.
Even if you're just reorganizing, here are some important rules that you should try to stick to when you're trying to create a more open-feeling house.
Here's my personal take on how you can, as a home mom, add some revenue streams to the family portfolio.
Having a few zones in your house that actually relax you, even if you only get to spend 10 or 15 minutes of time there a day, will make you feel so much better just to know that they're there.
Car guzzling up too much of your budget? Here's how to keep your auto expenses to a minimum.
For those of us who have “plant murderer” on the top of our resume, it can be nerve-wracking to bring yet another living thing into what is most likely an already-full household.
In our struggle to get all of the busywork, tasks, and jobs done, no matter how much we like them, we can lose sight of the bigger picture of life.
A lot of repairs can be avoided if you carry out routine maintenance on the house and prevent issues before they happen. Follow this home maintenance checklist to avoid any big problems.
Whether you recently downsized, your family recently expanded, or you’ve just started accumulating more stuff, sometimes houses can start to feel a bit cramped. Here's how to get your house feeling roomy and spacious again, without too large of a bill.
Any time the weather starts to dip or kiddos go back to school it almost inevitably means we can expect to see some bugs. Here's how to entertain them while they recouperate.
All houses do start feeling dated after a while. Here are the best tips I’ve run across to keep your house from starting to feel old.
If you’re low on funds (or simply hate sawdust), try these cheap alternatives to expensive renovations.
It is possible to have kids without living in what looks like a perpetual war zone. Here are a few simple steps you can take to make sure your house is company-ready every day.
Cold weather isn't just a pain in the neck for you, it's also a huge danger for your house. Here's how to make sure winter doesn't take your house by surprise.
This may not get them into Harvard, but it will be way more useful once they get out of whatever schooling they attend and enter this horrible place we call “the real world”.
Here’s a list of some ways in which you can help your soon-to-be-teen to tame their brain and minimize the discomfort (and idiocy) that come with their teen years.
Reclaiming your house amidst all the clutter can seem daunting, but by taking things step by step you can take control of the situation and avoid being swamped in stuff.
Every parent wants their child to succeed, but it’s hard to know how to help them without interfering too much in their personal development and their quest for independence. Here's a list of tips to help you strike the right balance
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