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

Twin Mum Truths
So I’m a mum to beautiful boy / girl fraternal twins. They’re currently coming up to being 14 weeks old. Those 14 weeks have been the hardest ever. There’s the obvious hardships, like twice the crying...
Amy Jourdan2 years ago
Top Ten Ways to Shake Up Your Week as a Parent
I think all parents at some point hit a rut. Life becomes this endless rotation of to-do lists. We switch to auto-pilot and forget just how fun being a parent can be. I understand it is hard, believe ...
Allison Taylor2 years ago
Addiction Ruined My Family
It started with prescription pain medication. Sounds innocent, right? It was, at first. My parents had back problems. They found a doctor. Simple. Now, ten years later, my mother prostitutes to get he...
Rachelle Cramer2 years ago
How to Be Thankful
Somewhere between my ups and my downs I learned a valuable lesson. I learned that even when I fell on my face, even when I had nothing left to give, I had the power to bring myself up. I played the vi...
Jude Goodwin2 years ago
Is Your Child Being Bullied?
Before I talk about this subject I want to clear the air. Fact: Everyone experiences bullying at one point or another in their lives. Everyone. It might come from a teacher, classmates, a sports coach...
Cait Nichole2 years ago
Life Through a Different Window
Having two children before the age of 21 was never the plan, but a great shift in life regardless. Raising these little humans hasn't been easy and even though there are times when pulling my hair out...
Des Muise🌙2 years ago
It's OK to Cry, Mama
It's OK, mama. It's OK to cry. It's OK mama, that you didn't get the supper dishes done, and that there are two loads of laundry to be folded. Not to mention the mountain still to be washed. It's OK m...
Amy Jourdan2 years ago
Raising Capable Children
We have become so focused on producing enlightened children that we have forgotten the fundamentals. The goal as a parent isn't to have your child wear the most eco-friendly clothing while munching on...
Ashley Magoon2 years ago
Redefining Family
Family can be fucked up. Or, if you're me, incredibly fucked up. All of my life I have hated family because of my experiences. I never understood how other people were so in love with their family. I ...
Lana Hutchinson2 years ago
Don't Be Afraid to Love Your Kids
Raising kids has always been hard, but lately navigating parenthood is overwhelming with a side of ridiculous. Kids don't come with instruction manuals; we are all learning as we go. When a struggling...
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Kelsey Cadle2 years ago
Think You're Being Too Tough on Your Child?
Its the end of the day, everybody's fed, the kids are asleep, the house is quiet, and you're reflecting on your day. Parents, has it ever crossed your mind that you might be too hard on your kids? Per...
Lakeyia L2 years 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 Hunter2 years 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 Wiersma2 years 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 Fisher2 years 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 Marley2 years 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 Herring2 years 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...