Parenting
Youngsters
Leah Vidal

Don’t Get Upset When Your Five Year Old Acts Like A Five Year Old

Sit up straight. Say thank you. Be quiet. Keep your voice down. Say please. Sit still.

As parents we are constantly surrounded by suggestions on how to make our children behave properly. From parenting books to self-help books (because let’s face it, it’s always mom’s fault), there is an endless string of advice designed to guide us. READ MORE

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  • Crystal Ponti

    Where Does Time Go When You’re A Mom?

    As I’m sitting here writing this blog post, I realize the day has completely flown by. It seems just a few hours ago it was 5:15 am and Aless, our human rooster, was letting us know it was time to get up....

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    The 6 Types of Drop-Off Moms

    Now that I am several years into being a “school mom,” I have observed that there are several categories (and subcategories) of moms who drop their kids off at school....Read More
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    Talk Dirty To Me…

    Seven years into the nuptials and 4 babies/liabilities later, it takes a lot to excite me. Really, these days even a half-naked Channing Tatum whispering in my ear the things he’d like to do to me would merit a “Shhhhh, could yo...

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  • Mary Burt-Godwin

    Vanellope Von Schweetz Costume Tutorial – The Hair

    Making my own DIY Vanellope Von Schweetz costume was not an easy undertaking, at least not for me, the least crafty mom on the block. Halfway through, I felt WAY in over my head and wanted to chuck the wig stand right through the window as ...

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    Ashlen "the Kidspert" Sheaffer

    12 Things Moms Really Want For Christmas

    1.) A full night’s sleep.

    Make this a night when I don’t wake up in the middle of night thinking I hear a kid crying….and the kids are at Grandma’s. READ MORE

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    The 6 Step Solution To Surviving Your Kid’s Annual Checkup

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    Julia Arnold

    Hooray For Four Year Olds

    There’s the God-forsaken, sleep-deprived newborn stage, followed by the blood-curdling teething stage, which leads to much-feared Terrible Twos, topped off with what is now often considered the hardest stage of all– the Terrible Threes. Dear Lord, we wonder at each age, when does it get easier?! READ MORE

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    Teens and Social Media

    There’s no denying that the internet is a powerful tool. It’s important for teens to learn how to use the internet to their advantage– exploring their passions and interests, doing research, using it in their school work, knowing ...

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