advice

It takes a village to raise a family; advice and tips to make the most of yours.

Leona Freebush2 days ago
For the Love of God, Stop Your Child Screaming in My Ear
I am not a parent, nor will I ever be. Don't worry, I won't change my mind, it's not just a phase, etc. (See my previous article.) I don't know if it's because you are a bad parent, or if you just don...
Tiffany Wade2 days ago
The Sh*t They Don't Tell You: Lesson 6
Battery Operated Frustration Christmas is just around the corner, my friends, and that means that all sorts of relatives are going to buy all sorts of toys for your youngins. From candy-filled stockin...
Amanda Stamper9 days ago
Tips for Breastfeeding
Nursing your baby can be more difficult than you might think, so it can't hurt to pick up some tips for breastfeeding. You're a new parent, so you've got enough to be concerned about already, you shou...
Sam 10 days ago
5 Ways to Be a Better Parent
Just remember to breathe. Parenting is a journey with so many paths and roadways, sometimes the way isn't clear and we may need to pave our own, but ultimately it is a learning experience for you and ...
Healing From a Toxic Parent
A toxic parent, by definition, is someone whose negative behaviour inflicts emotional damage on a child's sense of self. This negative behaviour can come in many forms (emotional, physical, ect...) bu...
Tiffany Wade15 days ago
The Sh*t They Don't Tell You: Lesson #5
Losing Your Shit. You're standing there, telling yourself that if you hear "Mommy!" one more time today, you're going to explode. You're crying on the bathroom toilet with a Snickers bar hanging halfw...
Jeffrey Engelage15 days ago
Learning for the Future
A few days had strung together consisting of our three-year-old, Ellis, becoming what I like to refer to as a demon child. For some reason, this demon seems to appear as soon as I get home from work. ...
Anik Marchand16 days ago
The Day I Realized It’s Okay to Let People Go
Family, what a daunting word. What a weighted word… Some people out there have the best families. Everyone seems to get along all the time (key word in that sentence: SEEMS), have amazing family vacat...
Brandi Nicole17 days ago
A Life Lesson From a 7 Year Old
It makes me sad when I realize how much we live in such a world of judgement. We as a society are constantly passing judgement on others about so many things, from the way that someone looks to how bi...
Gloria Fracasse18 days ago
Be Glad You Still Have One
Child loss is a topic that too many parents have been forced to experience, whether it be through miscarriage, birthing complications, or a terrible childhood tragedy. However, one aspect of this that...
Benefits of a Live In Nanny
If you live a hectic life and have a young child, you should seriously consider hiring a live in nanny. They help relieve you of any duties concerning child care and live in your homes, which is very ...
Tiffany Wade21 days ago
The Sh*t They Don't Tell You: Lesson #4
Turds in the tub! My children are on an absurdly strict bedtime routine. (Thank you, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder!) You know, it's the typical dinner, bath, book and bed routine, but with a lot more ...
Rachel Blanchard23 days ago
Importance of Tummy Time
Every new parent is eager to learn parenting tips and new things for their baby, because he/she only wants the best for the baby. How do babies sleep? What types of foods can you give them, when to st...
Paige Whitakera month ago
Parenting Truth
Parenting is the process of promoting and supporting the physical, emotional, social, financial, and intellectual development of a child from infancy to adulthood. When people think of parenting, they...
Tiffany Wadea month ago
The Sh*t They Don't Tell You: Lesson #3
Welcome to Temper Tantrums. "No!" One word. Two letters. May or may not include an exclamation point. But any way you decide to phrase it, that one syllable word can ruin someone's day. And by someone...
Adulthood with a Narcissistic Parent Part Two
When growing up with a narcissistic parent, adulthood comes with many challenges that other people don't always understand. As a young woman, men may take advantage of who you are, and learn ways to p...
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Natassja a month ago
Best Ways to Help Out as a New Dad
Everyone always talks about “a mother's instincts” and how “mother knows best,” but what about Dad? Being a dad to a newborn baby is confusing, stressful, and can leave some lost. But here are a coupl...
Chandra Harrisona month ago
I'm Still Hungry
My daughter is an unstoppable force; unfortunately, this means her stomach is nothing short of a black hole. It doesn't matter if she had a full three-course dinner that Gordon Ramsay himself would cr...