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 […]

The Light At The End Of The Childhood Tunnel

When we become parents, every bleak reality comes to the fore. Perhaps it wasn’t that way once. But most mothers know the feeling of looking at every stranger with suspicion and watching the news with horror. It’s all war, murder, and sexual harassment. No matter which way you turn, there’s a new horror to get […]

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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 […]

Adapting Family Mealtimes To Include Baby

As your baby grows, you’ll find they have more and more interest in family meals. You might already be sharing a few snacks and food items as you wean. But how can you successfully wean at the family dinner table, without all the headaches? It’s not easy, but if you start making certain parts of […]

Bad Habits In Children Of All Ages: A Parental Guide

There’s no doubt that parenting is incredibly varied. You are the nurse, the peacemaker, the person who provides hugs and kisses after a bad day– and you are the guardian. Not just in the legal sense, but in the literal sense: parents are the guardian of who their children will be in the future. That’s […]

6 Best Baby Shower Gifts

Babies are always a reason for celebration, and if you have a friend or a relative who is about to have one, then you must come up with a perfect baby shower gift. Nowadays, mothers-to-be get all sorts of gifts at baby showers and most of them are completely unnecessary. That’s why it is important […]

Girls’ Night In For Moms In Need of a Break

It’s not always easy to find time to relax and enjoy yourself when you have a packed schedule, filled to the brim with work chores and household tasks there’s no way of getting around. So yet another weekend comes and goes, and we try to get as much sleep as possible, but then Monday is […]

How You Can Balance Work And Family Life

Being a full-time working mom and blogger means that I have my juggling skills NAILED. There is always someone needing my time, something that needs filling in and a job that requires finishing. It can feel like it is never-ending at times, but the key is staying organized, and keeping focused. We can all achieve […]

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