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

Milica Markovic6 days ago
When Is It Okay to Lie to Our Children?
It’s no secret that parents aren’t always completely honest with their children, whether to keep them sheltered from harsh realities or for their own wellbeing. Telling tall tales about mythical chara...
Jessica Bates8 days ago
Stop Shaming Me for Being a Stay-At-Home Mom
I’m a stay-at-home mom, and recently I was at a small family get together when someone said, “Women need a career to hold on to.” I turned to my husband and sarcastically said, “I’m happy holding on t...
Ashley Elenwood10 days ago
5 Ways to Curb Boredom When You're Stuck at Home with a Newborn
I've been a mother for a whopping six weeks and let me tell you...sometimes I get a little bored! I love my little bundle of joy to the moon and back, but nobody ever told me how to entertain myself w...
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R Williams11 days ago
Life of a Stay at Home Wife and Mother
As a stay at home wife and mother of a three-year-old, I can tell you that it is the most rewarding experience of my life. I love being able to take care of my daughter and be at home to have dinner r...
EJ Shannon12 days ago
Toxic Family
It seems nowadays many of us have issues with our family members that either force us to walk on egg shells around them or avoid them entirely. We prefer to skip out on holiday gatherings and screen o...
Life of a Practically Single Mom
I was only 16 when I found out I was pregnant. I’d been dating the person who I thought was the love of my life for almost a year and he was going to basic for the Army National Guard. It was rough fi...
Christina Moxley16 days ago
Parenting the Unparentable
Being a parent of gorgeous children is a blessing in its own. Have you ever had that child that is unteachable, or unparentable? Given the idea of having kids is a blessing and a great thing, but wher...
Hollie Taylor18 days ago
4 Top Tips for Tackling Toddler Tantrums, Plus the Top 50 Baby Names of 2017
So here's the thing: I have wonderful twin boys ❤️. They are three and their "terrible twos" has arrived late. We've had some pretty award-winning performances from our angelic-faced boys at home, in ...
Hollie Taylor19 days ago
Play and Leisure
Play and leisure is a key part of a child’s development. They learn through play and leisure; it helps their imagination grow and their social, emotional, intellectual and communication development wi...
Rachelle Hanlan19 days ago
The Space Between
I had a space between my ears; it was empty. Or so I thought. I spent years conditioned to believe that whatever I had rattling around in there was useless, and definitely didn’t allow for my own thin...
Millie May20 days ago
Guilty of Feeling Guilty
If you’re a parent, are you one of the majority (including me), who feels guilty ALL the time? What’s with that? Seriously, we have to stop this. Besides the fact that there is a constant competition ...
I Found Myself When I Quit My Job
I would never personally suggest women return to a 1950s lifestyle. I can only imagine the horde of women marching up to my door with torches and pitch forks demanding my head for that one. Women have...
Qiana Parkera month ago
Family Over Everything? No, Mental Well Being Over Everything.
It is the season to love, bond, and enjoy spending quality time together with loved ones. But what do you do when your family is the cause of your stress, anxiety, and depression? Well, then it’s time...
Understanding the Effects of Addiction on the Family
Addiction is a disease that has a profound effect on everyone that it touches. No one wakes up one day and decides that they want to become addicted to drugs or alcohol. It’s a complex combination of ...
Samantha Reida month ago
8 Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Teenagers and Young Adults
Christmas is that time of year where most people stress about what to get their children. Sometimes their child is picky. Sometimes they already have everything that they could want. But when it comes...
Megha Bhardwaja month ago
Moving Out of My Parents' Home: A Decision
Why are you thinking about moving from your parents' home? Is it really worth it? For me the major question was: When you have the option of escaping a toxic environment at the cost of scarring meanin...
5 Things a Father Should Teach His Son
Being a father is one of the most important jobs in the world. You help to shape the next generation of your name. Almost any man can create offspring, but it takes so much more than that for a child ...
Salvador Lorenza month ago
Best Co-Parenting Tips
When a schism of some kind occurs within a family, whether it be the mother or father leaving for whatever reason, a host of issues can be bred during that child's rearing. It's important to keep the ...