25 Best Knock-Knock Jokes for Kids

Parents, let's be real: We can only hear "Banana...banana who?" a few more times before we ban knock-knock jokes forever. However, as...

3 Important Estate Planning Documents to Secure to Avoid Feuds

Each person is on the lookout for their own interests. Some call this being selfish, but this is actually nothing but natural....

Mommy Brain: The Baby Cry, & Beyond

Have you fallen victim to the “mommy brain” dilemma? The time when you walk into a room and you don’t...

What Is the Juneteenth Celebration All About?

Every year, African American communities all over the country host a Juneteenth Celebration. But what is it all about? The Emancipation Proclamation...

Show Your Support #TeamGenevieve

As parents the scariest thing we can imagine is that one of our children gets sick. Unfortunately for many parents this fear...

My #MeToo Story

A lot has been said in the media about the #MeToo movement. I have been a big supporter of it, because being...

7 Ways To Make Time For Yourself When Exclusively Breastfeeding

When baby is breastfeeding exclusively mother's can feel like it is literally a full time job. Mothers during this phase rarely get...

Is it normal to skip a period? 4 Reasons why you...

When I was 25, I skipped my period. The next month I skipped my period again. This happened completely out of the...

13 Natural Ways How To Increase Milk Supply

Breastfeeding is a beautiful thing, but sometimes mothers can struggle with low milk supply. This can cause a lot of unwanted stress...

A Father’s Guide to Teaching Your Kid How to Fish

Teaching kids how to fish is a topic that is near and dear to my heart, as I am not only a...

I Ditched My BFF for My Husband, and I Don’t Regret...

Back in college I had a best friend with whom I did everything. We lived together. We worked together. We hung out on the...

Why it’s OK to say I Don’t Want Kids

I am 30 years old with a college degree and a full time job, and have been in a stable relationship for...

10 Ways to Save Money on Your Wedding

The average American spends $33,391 on their wedding. Although some may have the means to plan an extravagant wedding, many do...

A Lifetime of Forgiveness – Planning for a Healthy Relationship

“Divorce isn’t an option for me”. He said this to me with tears in his eyes at the end...

Marriage Advice: Choose to Love Your Spouse Everyday

Marriage is tough and it is certainly not for the faint of heart. 10 years ago, when we were young and in...

I Used to Feel Like a “Single” Married Mom

It’s the 21st Century, women who are working outside of the home is not an unexpected trend to society anymore. Many households with children...

Marriage Tips: How I Come First In My Groom’s Eyes

Marriage takes work. Daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly, loving someone exclusively, loving them when they hurt you, offend you, or when they bring you...

7 Ways To Handle Breastfeeding Challenges

Congratulations! Your bundle of joy is finally here and now it’s onto breastfeeding and bonding. There’s no doubt that breastfeeding is best when possible,...

Save Your Ever-Lovin’ Mind: 5 Simple Parenting Hacks

Got parenting woes? Bad ‘adult’ days, crying kids, inconsolable babies, and worst yet, you’re at your wits’ end on how to handle it on...

There Actually Is A “Favorite” Kid

No one admits it. Everyone seems to deny it. Yet, we all have one. The favorite kid. Whether you have one or going on...

The Root of Mommy Wars

Can we ditch the terms stay-at-home mom (or SAHM) and working mom? As mothers, we all work. We work to raise our kids and...

How to Stop Enabling Your Adult Children

Gone are the days when most young men and women graduated college in four years, bought a home by age 25 and started their...

Some Obvious And Not-So-Obvious Diet Tips To Keep Your Teeth Healthy

This is a guest post from dentist and author, Dr. Steven Freeman of Elite Smiles. You brush three times a day. You floss each night....

30 Mid-Life Crisis Moments to Make You Realize You’ve Hit 30

Growing up we would hear that someone was thirty years old and we would think, "Geez, they are OLD!" There is something that happens...

6 Things Moms Who Have Trouble Pumping Need to Know

Exclusively pumping, pumping and nursing combination, formula feeding, or exclusively breastfeeding. There are several ways to feed your baby, and it depends...

The Emotional Weight on a Mother’s Shoulders: What I Wish I...

Everyone has some degree of emotional weight on their shoulders. It is not easy to deal with, but it is unfortunately a...

Important Life Lessons From My Toddler

As parents we think we must teach our children so much about the world. We want to prepare them for success in leading their...

My Experience Adopting Older Kids

Over the years I’d considered adopting. It was something that I had considered doing from the time I began imagining starting...

On Reconnecting With My First Born

A long time ago, it was just you and me. Every day, from the morning when Dad left for work, until the evening when he...

He Broke The Cliché – Eli #3 of 9

When I found out I was pregnant with our third baby, I thought, “This is perfect! I’ve always wanted three kids!” to get out...

Halloween Hacks For Baby’s First Halloween

The moment you've been waiting for is finally here. It's baby’s first Halloween. It’s time to dress up the kids in itchy...

Everything you need to know about donating your hair

As any woman with long hair knows, keeping those tresses long and beautiful is an ongoing challenge. When you’ve finally had enough and are...

I love Fall and there is nothing basic about it

I love fall and there is nothing basic about it. There is so much to love this time of year that has absolutely nothing...

Stop Saying I’m “Lucky” To Breastfeed

"You're so lucky to be able to breastfeed." Stop. Saying. That. I am not lucky to be able to breastfeed. It is hard, hard, hard work. Completely,...

How to handle fall activities like a boss

It’s the most wonderful time of year, fall. Only a true fall lover’s eyes well up with tears (happy tears of course) knowing what...

September 26th: “Love Note Day” Got Love Notes To Give?

Email, text, and more emails! When was the last time you took out a piece of paper, a post-it note, or just a small...

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