advice

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

Katherine M.4 months ago
Life as a Stay at Home Mom/Housewife
Being a stay at home mom/housewife isn't as easy as it seems. Since the fact that you aren't bringing money home to pay bills and other stuff, there are other responsibilities that you have that are d...
Lauren Day4 months ago
Dads: Bodysurf with Your Kids
New dads and old seasoned veterans alike. Grandpas and uncles and anything else in between. I'm not wise by any chance, I am just a daughter of a regular American dad, but I have one thing to say to y...
Felicia 5 months ago
5 Ways to Show Your Husband You Care
Stuck in a rut? Running out of ideas? Feel like you aren't being the best wife you can be? Or do you just want to be assured you are doing things right? Well here are five ways to show the love of you...
Jaz Johnstone5 months ago
Get in the Picture!
When visiting my parents house, it's easy to find a row of photo albums standing proudly on their bookshelf. There's a big box of photos, all in their paper envelopes, tucked in the cupboard. All of t...
Evelyn Starr5 months ago
Things You Shouldn’t Say to Someone Who Doesn’t Have Kids
Everyone picks and chooses the milestones they’d like to experience throughout life, whether that be college, marriage, home ownership, or kids. However, somehow most people still expect you to do all...
Meghan may5 months ago
Twin Mama
Hi, I’m Meghan. I’m 22 years old and a mom of twin girls who are 14 months. I am engaged to the love of my life; we have a golden doodle puppy and a Beta fish. This is a blog on how I work, keep house...
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Shane Potter5 months ago
Reflections of the Past
In just a few weeks I'll be 30. For some of you, 30 was a long time ago. For others, it's far off in the distance. The funny thing about turning 30 is that I don't "feel" 30. Hell, when I'm clean-shav...
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Lauren Armstrong5 months ago
Breastfeeding
As a young breastfeeding mother, I wasn't given all the information before making my choice. Before I start, I have nothing against mothers who decide to formula feed their children, it's amazing how ...
Nicola P. Young5 months ago
According to Science, This Is How Many Toys Your Baby Should Have
You want what's best for your baby, of course. But when it comes to buying toys and receiving a never-ending influx from doting relatives, how many toys does your baby really need? Is being surrounded...
Jlynn Sheaks5 months ago
Having a Preteen
I think that having a preteen is harder than what most people would think that it is. I know in my experience having a preteen can be quite a challenge at first, especially if you have other children ...
Ash Bash5 months ago
False Accusations and the Harm It Can Cause
I will never forget the feeling. My heart sank and I felt all the tears gush into the corners of my eyes. Why was this happening? What did I do wrong? What's going to happen? No, not my babies. I coul...
Sasha Konikovo6 months ago
10 Smart Ways to Prepare for Parenthood
Parenthood is never what you expect it to be—just ask anyone who already has kids. It's a journey that's full of surprises and will always keep you guessing. It will be fun at times, and sad at times....
Renee Reid6 months ago
How Can Scheduling a Weekly Family Meeting Aide in Your Family's Success
I get it. You are a single parent with a jammed packed schedule. Between working one, maybe two, jobs outside of the home, driving the kiddies to their various activities, and trying to stay on top of...
Evie +Sarah7 months ago
Get Your Teen out the Door on Time...All the Time
“My daughter was on time for school every day this past week – and I kept my job!” the mom of a 14-year-old told me. To understand the importance of this comment, I need to go back about a month ago w...
Lauren Haley7 months ago
Fed Is Best
Before I even got pregnant, I decided I would breastfeed my children. I was convinced it was the best option: natural, healthier, and convenient. Why bottle feed if I was literally designed to feed a ...
Brittany Wenner7 months ago
Advice from My Dad
I grew up in the foster care system, but I had a relationship with my birth father. I would see him sometimes during visitations when my foster parents would take me to see him. There was a time befor...
Shannon Humphrey7 months ago
3 Ways To Get A Better, Stronger Relationship
If you have been in a relationship for more than two years, chances are you have experienced some boring nights, not-so-pretty moments, and perhaps you've even wondered if your partner still finds you...
Amy Jourdan7 months ago
How to Survive Being a SAHM
There seems to be an idealized view of what it's like to be a stay at home mom. We wake up for homemade breakfasts of fun shaped pancakes topped with healthy fruit that our children devour with glee. ...