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

Lakeyia L13 days ago
Stay-at-Home Mothers or Fathers
Being a stay at home mom or dad is one of the most rewarding things you can do and also the hardest. I say this because there are a number of things that can make this job hard for many mothers in gen...
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Mary Hunter15 days ago
Discipline
While many people advocate that corporal punishment no longer has a place in today’s modern society, many parents still stand by it. In many cases, it is a tried and true form of punishment while in o...
Kyra Wiersma20 days ago
How to Raise Your Kids: From a 16 Year Old's Perspective
Basically, the reason I'm writing this today is because I'm camping with my family and there's plenty of kids here, most little tiny brats. My mom and I were having a conversation about raising kids, ...
Max Fisher20 days ago
PARENTS: I am Not a Parenting Tool!
Sometimes, one of the most challenging parts about being a parent is teaching your child about those who are different to them, whether your child has a disability or not. While there is no right way ...
Rowan Marley21 days ago
Pros and Cons of Cloth Diapers for Newborns
Every little thing that parents get to choose for their kiddos now has more options than ever — formula or breastfeeding, parenting styles, schooling, or even diapers. Among parenting experts, one of ...
How To Talk To Your Kids About Sex
Sex is not a topic parents like to discuss with their kids. In fact, it's often one of the most awkward, cringey conversations that they can have with their kids. Part of this is because kids will go ...
Jessica Herringa month ago
Parenting Tips for Single Parents
It's easy to feel overwhelmed about the struggles associated with raising a child by yourself. However, there is no need to freak out and let the stress get the best of you. When you try these parenti...
Get Kids Moving!
Homeschooling is becoming more and more popular these days, and with homeschool groups and meet-ups in many areas, a lot of the former social building issues have disappeared. It is now a lot easier t...
Jessica Herringa month ago
Parenting Tips for Raising Teenagers
Raising teenagers isn't always fun and games. There are several times when you might want to pull your hair out because they are questioning your authority, asking for more independence, and acting ou...
Loida Ca month ago
My House Is Dirty
My house is dirty. Yes, I know. You're all thinking, "Surely not so much. Mine is much worse. Etc, etc." But believe me, it is dirty. At first glance, it does not look like it. But I have moved recent...
Hope Martina month ago
A Little Closure
I think it's reasonable to guess that almost everyone in the world has experienced a situation in which they have received no closure. Whether it be an incident, a relationship, an experience, an addi...
Rebecca Sharrocka month ago
Learning to Talk
It’s well known that children begin to basically talk at around 12 months on average. That’s when a child generally has the mental development, cognitive skills, and has heard enough verbal communicat...
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Emilie Dowtya month ago
This Is Not the End
The room is dark, save for one fluorescent light turned on in the corner. My heart races, my palms are sweaty, and I feel the familiar sting of tears for probably the thousandth time that morning. Som...
Susan McCorda month ago
A Humorous Look at What No One Really Talks About During Pregnancy!
When I talk to other women about their pregnancy days I often hear how precious and wonderful they were. Seriously? I wish I knew how to glamorize those barf filled days of morning sickness, the painf...
Parenting Tips for New Parents
When you first find out that you're expecting, it's normal to be overjoyed — and also pretty scared. Your world is going to change, and everyone will let you know it. Being a parent is never going to ...
Dollface Killah2 months ago
Toddlers, Trials and Tribulations Part 1
Toddlers are a breed unto themselves. They have newly discovered that they are in fact independent of their parents, and so they act accordingly. Once a child as young as one year old realizes that th...
Dollface Killah2 months ago
Family Elements
Family has a connection like no other. The members of our families are connected to us through blood, through love, and through sheer will power at times. Families all have their ups and downs, their ...
Meghan Gattignolo2 months ago
When To Stop Breastfeeding
A plethora of internet content is devoted to the subject of breastfeeding. A person can gorge themselves on material dedicated to the "whys," and the "shoulds," and the "what-ifs" surrounding the adve...