If you're at the end of your rope, here are 25 ways to keep yourself sane in this crazy job we call "mom".
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.
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.
Sensitive subjects are a part of grownup life. It’s our unfortunate job as parents to do our best job at translating real life in a way that doesn’t scar our kids for life.
You know that fresh air and sunlight is good for your children...but getting them outside is easier said than done. Here's how to handle their top 3 excuses not to go outside.
Like it or not, the summer is coming to an end. Here are a few practical (and a few fun) things to make sure you get done before fall hits.
As a mom, it's your happy job to make sure your household atmosphere is as peaceful and un-chaotic as possible. Here are some solid tips for some things that are guaranteed to at least make a noticeable difference in the levels of chaos in your home.
No matter how old they are, safety will always be your priority. Let's take a look at some useful ways that you can ensure that your children are safe.
As anyone who has a teenager can tell you, cell phone addiction is a real thing. Here's your guide for how to fight it.
Simply not wanting to put away the crib yet or missing “cute baby thighs” are not really good enough reasons for creating another human, but how do you know if you’re really ready?
Keeping the house clean can be very difficult. If you have kids, it can feel downright impossible. Fortunately, just by teaching your kids a few simple rules you can actually cut down on a huge amount of the clutter that is created on a daily basis.
When you've been getting your toddler to fall asleep using nursing as a sleep crutch for their entire three years of existence, it's a little bit rocky when you have to change things up. Here's the lowdown on weaning and night weaning.
Even though they’ve passed their test, they’re still new to driving and let's face it you're still a mom and they’re still teenagers. Here's how to ensure your new driver is safe on the road.
The words "week off from school" fill any mom's heart with dread. Here's how to ensure your littles have a good time without Mama going absolutely crazy as well.
Teens are full of demands. However, instead of asking for a toy at the grocery store, now they want cars, smart phones, and laptops. Here's how to deal with it when your teen wants something out of your price range.
As soon as you see those first signs that your baby might be able to roll over, you realize it is upon you. Your child can now move around at will. And so we enter the baby proofing zone.
Quality family time is one of the happiest things on earth. However, trying to organize it is one of the most hellish experiences in this thing we call parenting. Here are 5 low-effort, high-reward ideas for fun family activities.
If it's a rainy day or you want to do something fun at home, these activities will keep your toddler entertained and stimulated without destroying your house.
Getting kids (from babies to teenagers) to follow a routine is one of the hardest (yet most beneficial) things a parent can do. By leveraging different types of time, you can make your life much easier.
If you just gave birth to your new baby, congratulations! It can take time to feel a bond with your new baby. In this post, I discuss different ways on how to bond with your new baby.
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