​Helping My Teens Learn to Have Realistic Expectations

​Helping My Teens Learn to Have Realistic Expectations

A few years ago my oldest was about to attend her first high school dance accompanied by her handsome friend. This young man was a boy my daughter had been crushing on since elementary school. This young woman of mine began preparing for one of the most magical experiences in her life and the pressure […]

10 ​Tips for Preparing for Your Newborn Photo Shoot

Once the baby is born, one of the parents’ goals is to document everything. Today, it’s easy to achieve because of newborn photography. Newborn photography is a creative way to document your child’s early days. It’s not too different from other genres of photography, skill-wise. But since this style involves infant, photographers are 3X more […]

Parent Problems: How to Help Your Teen with an Eating Disorder

Watching your child struggle with an eating disorder is frustrating and can make you feel helpless. Remember that you’re not. People with eating disorders need ongoing love and support, even when they aren’t in a place where they can readily accept it. Let your child know that you will never give up on them and […]

Modeling a Healthy Lifestyle to My Teenagers

The old saying “Do as I say, not as I do” doesn’t really work, especially when it comes to raising teenagers. Child development scholar Jean Piaget identified that children at age 11 begin to start to be able to understand more abstract concepts. What does that mean for parents? Well, for me, it meant I […]

5 Things Moms Can Do For Best Stress Relief

If you feel your home environment is a bit stressed out lately and your children found you worried and irritated mostly, it’s good to give yourself a way to check on your stress and get some relief. Here are five mom stress-busting tips which can help you. See which one of these is good according […]

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I Stopped Talking Crap About My Kids And Here’s Why

I have three beautiful children ranging in age from my 14-year-old son to my 19-year-old daughter. But there was a point where I thought I would never make it that far. I struggle with an anxiety disorder and have been dealing with it for years. By the time I married my husband, I had developed […]

Try These 7 Easy Things for Healthier Tomorrow (Guest Post)

Making lifestyle changes cannot be done overnight. But thank goodness for the gift of tomorrow, you could start all over again. Worry not if you think you failed to live a healthy life today. However, make sure that you will make the right choices come the day after. Hence, these seven tips will help you […]

6 Family-Friendly Christmas Décor Ideas for Your Home (Guest Post)

With Christmas just around the corner, many families are already planning the presents and thinking about decorating their home. Especially when the small children are involved, you want to create the warm and fun atmosphere. Besides the Christmas tree and colorfully-packed presents, there are few more ideas you can use to decorate your home. Colourful […]

7 Smart Shows You and Your Teen Will Both Enjoy (Guest Post)

It may feel like just yesterday that changing the channel to PBS was all it took to keep your family entertained. Unfortunately, the good old days of Mister Rogers, The Muppet Show, Good Luck Charlie and even Boy Meets World are long gone. These days, your kids are more interested in reality shows, MTV specials, […]

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