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.
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.
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.
The 5 Love Languages is one of the most popular marriage theories of recent years. Here's a beginner's guide to using your partner's "love language" and how it can better your marriage.
What does criminology have to do with your kitchen counter? It turns out a heck of a lot! Here's how the Broken Windows Theory (borne from 1980s policing strategies) can help you keep your house clean!
Most people set goals. Many even write them down. Learn how to set failproof goals and translate them into a daily to do list that will guarantee your goals become realities.
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.
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.)
It's easy to be romantic when you first get together, but after years of marriage, kids, jobs, and everything else life throws at you it gets a lot harder.
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.
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?
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.
This one change instantly made us hit our budget every month without changing our spending habits.
I can't tell you how much easier my life would have been if I'd discovered this trick years earlier. That being said, I can largely credit this one, silly-sounding rule for being the reason my house doesn't look like a tornado just hit.
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