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They May Be a Modern “Oddity,” But These Families Have a Lot to Teach Us

  Being a parent brings with it the greatest joy in the world, but realistically, it can also be stressful. Add in working full-time, taking care of a household, and all the other responsibilities, and it can be downright overwhelming. But, ironically, large families seem to balance it all a […]
A Negative Term Can Actually Be a Positive Step Toward Independence

A Negative Term Can Actually Be a Positive Step Toward Independence

One of the great joys of parenting is watching our children learn – and master – a new skill. It starts with them crawling, walking, and talking – and we let them practice under our watchful eye until they get it right and they move on to the next skill. […]
How To Discipline A Child with ADHD

How To Discipline A Child with ADHD

Every parent has a different way they discipline their child, but some parents unknowingly cause more harm than good. From grounding their children to screaming at them, to expecting them to behave a certain way without telling them ahead of time their expectations, many children become confused during the discipline […]
4 Easy Steps To A Happier Home

4 Easy Steps To A Happier Home

With the coming of a new year, moms love to make resolutions that involve becoming the perfect parent.  You are going to stop yelling, you are going to cook more from scratch, and you are finally going to take the kids to the museum (even if you are worried your […]
Can’t Take Another Morning Battle?  A Little Give and Take Can Work Wonders

Can’t Take Another Morning Battle?  A Little Give and Take Can Work Wonders

Watching our children grow and develop little personalities is one of the best parts of parenting. But those little personalities often clash with our patience as toddlers and preschoolers learn to become more independent and self-sufficient. There’s one part of the day that is among the most challenging for moms […]
Fun Family-Friendly Indoor Winter Activities To Do During Frigid Cold Months

Fun Family-Friendly Indoor Winter Activities To Do During Frigid Cold Months

The weather outside may be frightful, but that doesn’t mean you have to forgo fun during the winter months! In fact, some of the best family memories can happen curled up inside under multiple blankets sipping hot chocolate and spending time together. So if you’re looking for a few ideas […]
Stay-At-Home Moms You Are Not Overlooked 

Stay-At-Home Moms You Are Not Overlooked 

There is only one job where you are on the clock 24 hours a day, 7 days a week receive no paycheck and go to bed thinking you have the greatest job in the world. Being a stay-at-home mom (SAHM) is what most little girls dream of as they push […]
Breastfeeding Shaming Is Nothing New, But You Won’t Believe Who Condemned A Nursing Mom This Time

Breastfeeding Shaming Is Nothing New, But You Won’t Believe Who Condemned A Nursing Mom This Time

Even in this day and age, mothers are often made to feel uncomfortable when breastfeeding their infants in public. But in all 50 states, breastfeeding in public is legal – and it is an illegal discriminatory act to approach a woman and condemn her for doing so. Sadly, this hasn’t […]
5 Ways To Keep Your Fitness Goals While Pregnant 

5 Ways To Keep Your Fitness Goals While Pregnant 

The joy of finding out your pregnant is one of the best moments a mother can have. Your body is going through a lot of changes beyond your growing belly – you will be tired, moody, and crave lots of interesting foods.  These transitions tend to derail all the fitness […]
Moms – It’s Okay To Let Your Children Get Messy 

Moms – It’s Okay To Let Your Children Get Messy 

A quick scroll through social media will show moms with picture-perfect homes – complete with neatly dressed children. But if you’re like most families… this portrayal of how children “should” look and behave is not reality. So if your child plays in dirt and always seems to have some mysterious […]