If it's a rainy day or you want to do something fun at home, these activities will keep your toddler entertained and stimulated without destroying your house.
Getting kids (from babies to teenagers) to follow a routine is one of the hardest (yet most beneficial) things a parent can do. By leveraging different types of time, you can make your life much easier.
It's hard to get your house clean for a special event (guests coming over, the queen coming to visit, etc.). Especially with kids, it's dang near impossible to keep your house clean on a long term basis. Here's how to do it.
Marriage is hard. Balancing marriage with kids, jobs, and all the chaos of life is even more of a challenge. These 13 amazing blogs will support you and your partner as a couple while you navigate your way through life's challenges.
Winter Break. Otherwise known as the second-longest period of time your kids are out of school. It's great to get a rest, but sometimes after they take too long off of school you can start seeing mental dust bunnies pile up in front of your eyes.
Everyone knows that you should have a to do list, but few know the reason why they're actually such a powerful tool.
If you listen to the internet, it sounds like you might need a second mortgage to pay for all the things you "have" to buy before you have a baby. After my first was born, I realized I didn't end up needing half of what I had bought.
Whether or not you accomplish your goals depends on how you set and structure your goals. Learn how to set goals you'll actually accomplish.
By understanding what's happening in a toddler's brain when they're throwing a tantrum, you can both help create future emotional stability and make the shrieking stop.
There is one behavior that couples who stay married do an average of 86% of the time, but couples that get divorced only do 33% of the time. Learn exactly how to perform this critical marriage skill and feel more connected to your spouse.
Childhood is when kids learn important skills like money management, work ethic, and intrinsic motivation. Having a properly-designed chore chart can teach all three. (AKA My parental love letter to chores.)
While you're shopping for everyone else under the sun, here are some Christmas treats you can get for yourself.
It's easy to gaze lovingly at your partner for hours when you first get together, but after years of marriage, kids, jobs, and everything else life throws at you it gets a lot harder. Here's how to keep romance in a marriage that's anything but new.
To help you cull through the overwhelming number of mommy blogs out there, here's a list of the absolute best up-and-coming mom blogs. These women will make you laugh, take notes, and (most importantly) become a better, saner, happier parent.
There are more 'make money online' adds on the internet than there are toddler tantrums in Target. (Read: a whole effing lot.) These are the only ones that have ever actually yielded real, cold, hard cash.
It's easy to ask questions to get to know someone you just met, but according to marriage researchers, it's just as important to keep getting to know your spouse after years of marriage.
For those of us about to do battle with Thanksgiving, you might have noticed that the "how to cook" thing isn't nearly as hard as the "how to get all the dang food to come out of the oven at the right time" part. Here's how to make sure nothing gets cold.
What makes a marriage last (or not)? How can I make my marriage happier? There's a lot of opinions out there but not a lot of hard facts. Learn what the research has shown to actually predict which marriages stay together and which ones end in divorce.
Is your to do list is taller than you are? Maybe you work without stopping all day and still don't feel like you got enough done when you pass out on top of your partially-folded laundry pile?
This should really be called "household products without which my house would have long since fallen into a smoldering wreck of dog drool, dust bunnies, and stale bags of Dorito shrapnel".
You've probably heard about Tiger moms or permissive parenting, but why does it matter? Here's everything you need to know about the basic parenting styles and why they matter for you and your kid.
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