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.
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.
You've probably heard about Tiger moms or permissive parenting, but why does it matter? Here's everything you need to know about the basic parenting styles and why they matter for you and your kid.
When I was pregnant, I was shocked that the so-called "parenting" classes didn't actually teach me anything about how to be a good mom. Like a good little nerd, I went home and did some research on just how to learn to be a good parent.
No one likes making mistakes, right? Wrong. Any parent of a toddler will tell you their mistakes (usually involving falling off something) are met by riotous giggles. What changes when they get bigger? Let's dive into it and learn how to help kids deal with their mistakes in a healthy way.
We've all been there. Kids shows are horrible. The tiny humans love them, but they drive us normal-sized humans absolutely crazy. Here's a roundup of shows that kids will like, but won't make you want to "matar" Dora the Explorer.
Getting your army of small humans out the door and on time is an age-old struggle. Here's an in-depth tutorial on how to help kids remember their schedules.
Stay Sane Mom gives support to the over-worked, under-slept, marker-stained, soul-hungry moms of the world, so they can be more than just "mom".
You just want to keep the house clean, have a happy marriage, raise functional kids, and still have a little left in the tank to be a real person as well.
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