There are so many different fitness trackers out there. (Trust me, I've tried most of them.) Here's the scoop on which ones are the best for the mom lifestyle.
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.
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.
A teaching degree didn't help me figure out how to help my baby sleep more at night, but it has helped me train my toddlers how to be well behaved.
Winter Break. Otherwise known as the second-longest period of time your kids are out of school. It's great to get a rest, but sometimes after they take too long off of school you can start seeing mental dust bunnies pile up in front of your eyes.
If you listen to the internet, it sounds like you might need a second mortgage to pay for all the things you "have" to buy before you have a baby. After my first was born, I realized I didn't end up needing half of what I had bought.
By understanding what's happening in a toddler's brain when they're throwing a tantrum, you can both help create future emotional stability and make the shrieking stop.
Childhood is when kids learn important skills like money management, work ethic, and intrinsic motivation. Having a properly-designed chore chart can teach all three. (AKA My parental love letter to chores.)
To help you cull through the overwhelming number of mommy blogs out there, here's a list of the absolute best up-and-coming mom blogs. These women will make you laugh, take notes, and (most importantly) become a better, saner, happier parent.
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