You don't need to panic so much about making every single moment educational and structured. Your kid will learn better (and be a heck of a lot happier) if you use these fun ways to further development.
When you've been getting your toddler to fall asleep using nursing as a sleep crutch for their entire three years of existence, it's a little bit rocky when you have to change things up. Here's the lowdown on weaning and night weaning.
Even though they’ve passed their test, they’re still new to driving and let's face it you're still a mom and they’re still teenagers. Here's how to ensure your new driver is safe on the road.
The words "week off from school" fill any mom's heart with dread. Here's how to ensure your littles have a good time without Mama going absolutely crazy as well.
Teens are full of demands. However, instead of asking for a toy at the grocery store, now they want cars, smart phones, and laptops. Here's how to deal with it when your teen wants something out of your price range.
As soon as you see those first signs that your baby might be able to roll over, you realize it is upon you. Your child can now move around at will. And so we enter the baby proofing zone.
Quality family time is one of the happiest things on earth. However, trying to organize it is one of the most hellish experiences in this thing we call parenting. Here are 5 low-effort, high-reward ideas for fun family activities.
Being a mom can be frustrating sometimes. It's not easy taking care of tiny humans. Here's how to stay patient through all the chaos.
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.
If you just gave birth to your new baby, congratulations! It can take time to feel a bond with your new baby. In this post, I discuss different ways on how to bond with your new baby.
A teaching degree didn't help me figure out how to help my baby sleep more at night, but it has helped me train my toddlers how to be well behaved.
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.
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.
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.
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.)
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.
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.
When I was pregnant, I was shocked that the so-called "parenting" classes didn't actually teach me anything about how to be a good mom. Like a good little nerd, I went home and did some research on just how to learn to be a good parent.
No one likes making mistakes, right? Wrong. Any parent of a toddler will tell you their mistakes (usually involving falling off something) are met by riotous giggles. What changes when they get bigger? Let's dive into it and learn how to help kids deal with their mistakes in a healthy way.
We've all been there. Kids shows are horrible. The tiny humans love them, but they drive us normal-sized humans absolutely crazy. Here's a roundup of shows that kids will like, but won't make you want to "matar" Dora the Explorer.
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