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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’ ...

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: ...

Parenting Tips: 3 Mistakes I Learned The Hard Way While Raising Kids

Everyone makes mistakes as we’re human after all. Unfortunately, as parents we tend to become overzealous when trying to teach our children independence. I know from my own experience that we as parents can push too hard or try methods that can actually hinder progress. Think about your approach ...

4 Sleeping Issues to Avoid with Your Newborn

During the newborn stage, it’s easy to allow some common practices to be used just to obtain a few more minutes of sleep or quiet time. However, by allowing these practices you are only setting yourself up for sleeping issues with your child. Avoid these common traps by preventing these sleeping ...

Three Ways to Make Time for Date Nights

When a couple is first married, they have lots of time for themselves. Date nights are a normal occurrence, and aren’t’ really considered something to “plan”. However, once children are added to the mix, date nights become a rare affair for most couples. Couples may not have the funds to pay a sitter, ...

The Dilemma of The Working Woman

One of the toughest things to do is to be a single mom.  Because not only do you have the role of being a mom at home, but you have to often rush out the door to a job that you have to pay the bills.  Juggling the roles of being a mom and a working mom is not easy, but here are tips that will help you ...