Category Archives: Staying Sane

Parenting can take a real toll on your time, your wallet, and especially your sanity. Don’t lose yourself as you embrace motherhood, make time for yourself and your partner to stay happy and healthy.

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Top Sanity-Saving Tips For ALL Parents

Parenting can be quite hard for all of us and sadly no one has written a manual on “how to be the perfect parent,” or else we would all have a copy. Thankfully when you’re a parent, the good times normally outweigh the bad, but that doesn’t mean it’s an easy job. Once a person becomes a parent, there’ ...
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Ten Truths About Sex After Birth

Ten Truths About Sex After Birth Asking women about how their sex life was like after giving birth is like letting lose a dam in the spring. It was amazing how many women really felt a need to talk about this to someone. While some of the truths discussed weren’t surprising, some really were to ...
puberty

Help!! How To Survive Your Child’s Puberty Phase

Puberty is something we all go through at different times of our life. It’s the natural process of growth that everyone undergoes when they come into their teen years. This is a stage of life where a child goes through a series of changes within the body (physical, emotional and hormonal), and in the ...
Single Mom

4 Essential Tips For Dating As A Single Parent

It’s not always easy to slide back into the singles dating scene, especially when you add single parent to the mix. Dating may have been hard before, but now you’re in a whole other ballgame.  You have to think about more than just yourself, you have to make sure the other person is fit to ...
keeping sane

Keep Your Sanity With These Small Helpful Habits

The other night, I plated my husband’s dinner neatly, and then (like many other nights) by the time I finished everything to be done in the kitchen, I’m carrying out my plate, half-eaten, to scarf the rest of my food before the children were done.  But as I sat down to my dinner I thought: ...
dealing with tantrums

Staying Sane: Dealing With A Child’s Tantrum By Location

Just like any other parent, I have had to deal with temper tantrums. Sometimes situations can push your already upset child over the edge. However, the best tactic isn’t to avoid them. You need to learn how to diffuse the situation before it escalates and to avoid the total meltdown. One way to ...
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5 Signs That Your Phone Is A Member Of The Family

Just like a member of the family, you brag about what your smartphone can do. It can be by your side all day long, and you don’t even bat an eye. To you, your phone is bright, and an essential part of your life, just like your kids and spouse. Whether you have had your phone for a week or years, ...
Making time for date nights

3 Ways to Make Time for Date Nights

When we first get married, we have tons of time for ourselves. Date nights were a normal occurrence, and weren’t really considered something to “plan”. However, once children were added to the mix, date nights became a rare affair. Couples may not have the funds to pay a sitter, or the time to a ...
because I said so

3 Things I Never Thought I’d Say as a Mom

Every parent has been there. You respond to your child for something they have done, and then you think – Did I just say that? Having kids isn’t easy, and to be honest can make you say some things you never thought you would say. In fact, there are times you realize you’re quoting yo ...