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.
Sensitive subjects are a part of grownup life. It’s our unfortunate job as parents to do our best job at translating real life in a way that doesn’t scar our kids for life.
The mental picture of spending quality time in a garden with your children is so picturesque it should come with it’s own sepia filter. Here's how to make it a reality.
If you want to figure out how your family can save money and create a more positive financial situation, then read on to discover my top tips to help you get started saving money as a family.
You know that fresh air and sunlight is good for your children...but getting them outside is easier said than done. Here's how to handle their top 3 excuses not to go outside.
As a mom, it's your happy job to make sure your household atmosphere is as peaceful and un-chaotic as possible. Here are some solid tips for some things that are guaranteed to at least make a noticeable difference in the levels of chaos in your home.
As anyone who has a teenager can tell you, cell phone addiction is a real thing. Here's your guide for how to fight it.
Keeping the house clean can be very difficult. If you have kids, it can feel downright impossible. Fortunately, just by teaching your kids a few simple rules you can actually cut down on a huge amount of the clutter that is created on a daily basis.
It's incredibly challenging to have any conversations with your spouse while your kids are there. Here's the quick and dirty guide for how to have an important conversation in front of your kids, and when it's really important not to do so.
There are so many different fitness trackers out there. (Trust me, I've tried most of them.) Here's the scoop on which ones are the best for the mom lifestyle.
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.
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.
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.)
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.
Motherhood, especially when you get to stay at home with your kids, is always described as a gift, a blessing, a time to cherish. So why do moms sometimes feel like we're going crazy?
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