30 Mother Daughter Activities That You’ll Love

Being home for the family is important, but sometimes it is nice to have some quality alone time with your daughter. There are many...

18 Books Your 18 Month Old Will Love

When it comes to reading toddler books it can be a little frustrating. Most of the time your little ones don't have the attention...

Baby Sign Language: First 8 Signs to Teach Your Baby

Why teach your baby sign language?  Babies can understand verbal communication before they develop the skills required to verbally communicate themselves.  Teaching your baby...

Tips & Tricks For Dealing With Infant Acid Reflux

Is your child constantly irritable and continuously spitting up? Do they shriek from pain when they are laying flat on their backs? Acid reflux...

Journal Prompts for Kids Stuck at Home

The world has suddenly been turned upside down by COVID-19, or the coronavirus. Many of us are working from home and most of us...

10 Common Swaddling Mistakes

How to swaddle a baby properly. As many parents have experienced, this is not as easy as when they though you how to swaddle...

What Your Kids Should Be Wearing: Under Where? Underwear!

This summer, our kids enjoyed endless days of swimsuits and naked booties. Unfortunately, those days are over. The summer heat will soon be a distant...

10 Activities to Grow Your Mother Son Relationship

The mother-son relationship is different from anything else. It should not be surprising that boys have a special bond with their moms. Moms are...

4 Reasons to Let Your Kids Choose Their Own Hairstyle

Part of being a kid is having someone else make most of your decisions for you. It’s tough. It is certainly frustrating, especially as...

Coping with a Parent’s Illness

There is nothing more real about adulting than when your parent gets sick. As teens and twenty-somethings we not only believe ourselves to be...

Why I’ll Still be a SAHM Even When my Kids are...

If you had told me 7 years ago that I would be a full-time SAHM (stay-at-home mom), I would have definitively said, "Hard pass....

Do’s and Don’ts When Camping with a Toddler

Camping with a toddler can be both fun and challenging. It’s an experience all children should have at some point. Sleeping in the wilderness...

Your Child’s Friend’s Parents: Your Guide to Navigating These Tricky Waters

Hearing that your child has made a new friend is always exciting news. That is, of course, until you realize that there is a...

When Do Kids Need to Start Using Deodorant?

It is the question on many parents minds: when do I need to start worrying about deodorant for kids? No parent wants their kid...

11 Positive Parenting Solutions That Really Work

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, by the time children have reached the fifth grade, around 80 percent of them have been physically...

DIY Mom Survival Kit

Nothing is worse than when you are running errands with your kids and disaster strikes. The baby has a diaper blowout and you don't...

Play to Increase Your Child’s Upper Body Strength and Why It...

  From the moment our babies leave the womb we start documenting their milestones. The first smile, the first belly laugh, and the first time...

7 of The Best Ted Talks for Kids

Every parent wants the very best for their children.  As children navigate their way through school and friendship, it is inevitable that they will...

Oh No, Mom is Sick! 10 Ideas for Helping the Whole...

Part of parenting is taking care of a sick child and this is normally no big deal- but what about when MOM gets sick?...

MOMENTS OF MARRIAGE: A LETTER TO MY GRANDDAUGHTER

Wedding season is upon us. Many young women are proudly showing off their beautiful engagement rings and beginning their wedding preparations. It is a...

7 Tips for Overcoming Mom Guilt with your Second Child

Having one child is easy. All the attention can be put on them without any interference. But that is up until the mother finds...

Fun And Safe Game Websites for Kids

With nearly five billion pages on the internet, searching for fun and safe game websites for kids might seem like searching for a needle...

Bring Your Van to the Next Level with These Minivan Organization...

This post is sponsored by Lloyd Mats. You fought it for so long, but here you are- you own a minivan. It might not be...

Letting go of toxic siblings

You can choose your friends - but you can't choose your family. With all the shared life experiences and upbringing, siblings have the potential...

5 WAYS YOU’RE UNKNOWINGLY CRUSHING YOUR CHILD’S SPIRIT

As parents, it is your job to raise your children to be independent, thoughtful, intelligent adults. You are given the gift of these beautiful,...

Formula Feeding Basics

Making formula for your baby seems easy, right? Mix a little powder with some water, shake and pop the bottle into the baby's mouth....

What to Do if Your Child Has Pinworms

Warning: The subject of this post will make you feel creepy-crawly all over. It will also generate an intense urge to immediately scrub yourself...

11 YouTube Alternatives for Kids

There is a hot topic going around social media about child safety issues with YouTube content. The recent uptick in shares from about a...

15 Fun & Free Out of the House Activities With Kids

There's nothing quite like spending too much time cooped up inside the house with your children to push all of you to the edge...

One & Done: Busting Myths about Only Children

Some couples immediately know they want, say, three kids, while other couples know they are done after having just one. Having an only child...

Tips for Transitioning Your Toddler From Crib to Bed

Maybe your toddler has learned how to crawl out of the crib or they're just so long that their arms and legs are always...

Ear Piercing Guide for Tiny Ears

  There’s nothing cuter than tiny baby ears all dressed up. If you have made the decision to get your daughter’s ears pierced as a...

10 Books to Prepare Your Child for a Sibling

You’re expecting another child and, understandably, you’re concerned with how your older child will adjust to the new baby. It’s never too early to...

7 Benefits of Exposing Young Children to Modern Technology

Technology is important to a developing child, and we're not just talking about their periodic use of your tablet to play educational games. Getting...

How to Balance Being a Full-Time Mom And Full-Time Student

Going to college is hard enough. How about going to college with a baby in tow while being a full-time student? Raising a child...

4 TIPS FOR TALKING TO YOUR KIDS ABOUT EATING MEAT

One evening at the dinner table your child will inevitably ask where food comes from. The mashed potatoes and green beans are easy to...

10 Best Finance Podcasts for Money Wellness

Podcasts are great - you can listen to anything you want, wherever you want. But instead of listening to stories or chit-chat, why not...