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If family is everything, these how-tos will help you through it all, from sibling drama to family vacations to irritating in-laws and beyond.

Kayla Triplett10 days ago
How to Care for Your Sick Baby
"Being a mother is learning about strengths you didn't know you had and dealing with fears you didn't know existed." —Linda Wooten
Mis Understood24 days ago
The Big P... Potty Training
Aside from temper tantrums, potty training has got to be one of the most challenging milestones for toddlers. It takes a lot of patience, focus, and in most cases, bribes to successfully complete pott...
Jennine Donier3 months ago
Cradle Boards for Baby
Cradle or Papoose boards are something that the Native Americans used to keep their babies safe and out of harm's way while mothers tended to the daily needs of her Wikkiup, Tipi, or hut. Cradle board...
Mac Childs3 months ago
I Did It!
I’ve had some amazing Holidays over the years. Even the less spectacular years were still pretty good, at least in the end. It’s not easy though. It starts out great with your favorite carols playing,...
Morgan E. Westling3 months ago
How to Handle a Toxic Mother-In-Law
Do you think you're noticing some of the signs your mother-in-law hates you? If you are in a situation where you need to handle a toxic mother-in-law, you may need some tips on how to stand your groun...
Ashley Smith3 months ago
How To: Stock up for Baby on a Budget
So, you're pregnant. You want to make sure you have everything you need for that precious bundle of joy, but you're worried about the cost. Raising a baby not only takes a lot of your time, but it als...
Dani Huka4 months ago
Supporting the New Mom
Motherhood. It’s full of blurry lines. The new mom not only has to learn how to tend to her new baby, but to also tend to all the opinions and advice bombarding her. Pregnancy and birthing a baby do m...
Carolin Petterson4 months ago
How to Stay Fit and Enjoy Family Life
Starting a family is a wonderful thing, but it comes with a lot of sacrifice and things that you have to decide to get rid of. Forget about your hobbies and days where you can spend all on your own. H...
Rosa Leon F4 months ago
Diary of a Venezuelan Migrant
On February 12th, 2014, the birthday of Rossanna. She and Andrea, my two daughters, separately with their friends, left to a protest. That day is not just Ross's birthday, it's the "Youth Day." In my ...
Rosa Leon F4 months ago
Diary of a Venezuelan Migrant
I am Rosa. I am a woman, daughter, mother, wife, and Venezuelan citizen. Like many compatriots, I left my country in search of a better quality of life. This is part of my history as a migrant. I have...
Meg Sarai5 months ago
Home Grown
“Where are you from?” Is a common first question people as when getting to know you. This is because where you come from and how you grew up plays a huge part in who you become. As a mother, I underst...
Chuck Hinson7 months ago
How to Wake Up a Sleeping Teen
One of the most puzzling creatures on planet Earth are those who come into this world as human babies. These small creatures move about within the female as they form and have plenty of room to move a...
Lauren Haley8 months ago
Cloth Diapering for Beginners
Switching from disposable to cloth diapers has been such a success for my family and I. I was fortunate enough to have cloth diapers handed to me but at the time I knew nothing about them. After resea...
Jennica Janae9 months ago
How to Make a Cleaning Basket for Your Kids
Are you looking for a way to include your kids in the household cleaning but you want to make it fun for them? Well, you're in the right place. Whether your children are five or 15, you can do things ...
Milica Marković10 months ago
Child Entrepreneurship: A Good Idea?
Remember when we used to hold garage sales and sell lemonade on the side as children? Those certainly were the humble days of doing business. Although you must admit, there's much to be gained for tod...
Andrea Dawsona year ago
How To Document Your Child's Milestones
They say that days move a lot faster when you’re raising a child. So naturally, as a parent, you want to be able to remember all the beautiful moments that you had with your little one while he or she...
Anne Mawathea year ago
5 Ways to Protect Your Children Online in the Age of Malware
The theme of this year's Safer Internet Day, which is marked every January 6 is Create, Connect, and Share Respect. There is no better time to focus on the safety of children than now. While it has op...
Andrea Dawsona year ago
6 Enjoyable Ways to Bring Your Family Closer Together
Some families drift apart once all the kids have grown up. They only speak to each other on special occasions. Nobody even picks up the phone on a Sunday afternoon. Is this what you want to happen to ...