advice

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

Mac Childs3 hours ago
Rules Every Man Should Live By
I wrote this for my sons...I have two of them, and each are already grown men. Just ask them. They are out in the world already, making decisions, making mistakes, and starting down their own paths. O...
Places You Should Never Breastfeed
Breastfeeding is a natural thing that women do. Unfortunately, there's some stigma attached to breastfeeding in public exactly because it's something women do. Remember, America is a patriarchy fixate...
Miakoda Natane 2 days ago
Listening
When most people think of communication, their minds go to dialogue, arguably the most prevalent form of communication, and when they think of dialogues and everyday conversation they think of the act...
susan winograd4 days ago
Inner Strength for Pregnancy and Beyond
Getting pregnant and having a baby is one of the most beautiful milestones women achieve. This process is glorious; however, it can cause significant changes in our bodies that can last beyond pregnan...
Andrea Dawson4 days ago
Six Tips to Help Strengthen Your Family's Bond
Between work, school, errands, and extracurricular activities, family life can be a whirlwind. Spending time to reconnect with your loved ones can help you enjoy a more meaningful and deeper relations...
How to Raise a Child Without a Screen—and Not Die in the Process
There are multiple studies that will back me up on this topic. Screens for babies, toddler and kids in general are like cocaine or other addictive drugs. I won't get into the specifics of the scientif...
hareem scott20 days ago
Why Having a Child Should Not Mean Giving up on Your Goals or Dreams
A lot of parents, future and present, fall into this mindset that once they are going to have, or had, their child, that all hope is lost for what they once dreamed and hoped for. Why is that? Simply ...
James Howell24 days ago
Things I Have Learned in My Eight Months as a Father
Being a father has been one of the most wonderful and educational experiences of my life. I have learned so much in eight months and am continuing to learn. I thought that I would share some of my ins...
Samantha Thealla month ago
Parenting and Depression
I've heard it all: "You have a beautiful, healthy daughter with another on the way. You shouldn't be depressed," "Others have it worse," "At least you have your kids," and so on. I have felt guilty fo...
Allison Copelanda month ago
What Role Does Your Boyfriend/Girlfriend Play in Your Child’s Life?
The story of Aniya Day-Garrett simply breaks my heart every time I read about it. This four year old angel was brutally murdered at the hands of her mother Sierra Day and her mother’s boyfriend Deonte...
Utterly Ordinarya month ago
It's Okay to Drop Toxic Family
"They're your family. You have to love your family." No, you don't. We give people the talk about dropping toxic friends or significant others, but what about family? What if your family does no good ...
Ashlei Rupea month ago
Five Must-Have Products for the Colicky Baby
Being a new parent is one of the hardest jobs there is. Especially if you have a baby that suffers from colic. A lot of first-time moms don’t know what baby products work to help soothe their baby, so...
Sukriti Tanejaa month ago
7 Essentials Every Baby Needs
Having a child is indeed the biggest joy in the world. Becoming a parent is like being given a chance to play God, since your child is going to be totally dependent on you until the time he/she mature...
Samantha Reida month ago
Breastfeeding
So, you've waited the nine to ten months to greet your little one. Your body has changed in ways that you hadn't imagined it would. You've experienced things that you hadn't imagined you would before....
Pamela Henrya month ago
Making Peace with the Fact That Your Child Needs Friends, Other than Yourself
I have tried to avoid eye contact with mothers wanting their kid to have a play date with my son for long enough. It’s not that I’m a self-controlling mom who wants her son all to herself, dooming him...
James Howell2 months ago
Parenting
My son turned five months old as of today. He is a happy, healthy, and alert infant. We are truly blessed and are amazed at how much he has grown, especially considering that he was born six weeks ear...
Mikaela Merritt2 months ago
No Right Way
The moment you find out you're going to be a parent is incredible and unique. Some feel scared, others excited, and to some it is even akin to a miracle. No matter your initial feeling, each parent-to...
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J G2 months ago
Breastfeeding Tips From a Breastfeeding Mom
If you’re reading here, you may be struggling with your first baby to latch or it’s been years since you’ve had a baby and need some ideas on what to try. I’m going to give advice on things that have ...