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 […]

Review of Go Customized

Recently, I dropped my iPhone 6 into a toilet bowl. An overnight stay in a bowl of rice worked wonders, but my existing cell phone case destroyed from water damage. I’ve never been one to invest in a fancy case for my phone, instead opting for a cheap flimsy one from the outlet store. So […]

When Family Planning Isn’t Easy

Babies are cute, aren’t they? They invoke a whole range of emotions when you see them, and that can range from excitement and happiness to sadness. They’re a huge responsibility, but when you want one of your own, it can become all-consuming, as nothing will ever matter until you get to have a child 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 […]

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 […]

Meal Plan No. 2 (With Printable Grocery List and Menu)

$100.00 weekly budget for groceries? Are you kidding? I get it; I thought this task would be impossible. But with a little work, price-matching, and meal-planning, it works. This plan is not fool-proof, and if not carefully examined and followed, you could run into a few hiccups like we did last week. In the middle […]

Teenager Throwing Tantrum

Sometimes, a Teenager Is Just Like a Big Toddler

As a mom to three teenagers, I have found that teens are not much different than toddlers with the exception of their age and size. Many of the issues your toddler faces will return with a vengeance more than a decade later when your children become teens. Both toddlers and teens need constant attention and […]

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