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10 things I learned from living with my parents for a week

It's been 18 years since I left home (gasp!), and I'd all but forgotten what it feels like to live under the same roof as my parents until I spent 7 days and nights with them at the end of May.I'd forgotten the way my mother bangs and slams AS LOUD AS SHE POSSIBLY CAN in the kitchen when she's cooki...Read More

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Dated : 2021-04-06 05:23:40

Best parenting advice I’ve ever received

I don't know about you, but May 2013 did not impress me.At all.In 4 short weeks, my 2-year-old threw a fever, 2 colds, an ear infection, 2-year molar teething, and the beginning of the terrible 2s my way.And my husband, bless his heart, put me through not 1, but 2 man colds.But wait.It gets better.W...Read More

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Dated : 2021-04-06 03:23:40

10 THINGS THAT SHOCKED ME ABOUT MOTHERHOOD

While I was reading through my Facebook feed while on the potty the other day (oh come on, you do it too), something caught my eye: one of my BFFs from elementary school had a baby boy!As soon as I clicked over to her wall to congratulate her, I knew I was in trouble. I read all of the congratulator...Read More

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Dated : 2021-04-04 11:23:40

10 ways I’ve become the parent I swore I’d never be

Last week, while my daughter and I were outside enjoying some sunshine before that ugly thing called winter arrives, we ran into a gal I befriended at the grocery store last Summer.Yes, I've been known to exchange digits with fellow moms after nothing more than a head nod in the produce department.A...Read More

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Dated : 2021-04-03 19:23:40

Unique gifts for him: 21 thoughtful ways to say ‘I Love You’

Finding the PERFECT gifts for him has always been something I've struggled with. I remember spending HOURS at the mall as a teenager looking for things I could buy my dad for birthdays and Father's Days, and while I found that difficult, my stress over gift buying reached a whole new level once I st...Read More

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Dated : 2021-04-02 18:23:40

Tips To Help Your Child Nap On A Schedule: A Month-By-Month Guide

Having a daily schedule for your baby or toddler is all well and good, but how do you get your child's naps to actually match said schedule?Fear not, parents – my team at The Baby Sleep Site® is known for offering great scheduling advice! And in today's article, I'm bringing that scheduling help ...Read More

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Dated : 2021-04-02 11:23:40

The survivor’s guide to long car rides with kids

Long car rides can be stressful on a good day, but when you add winter weather, unforeseen traffic, and tired children into the mix, it can be downright ugly. The good news is that, with a little preparation, car rides with small children doesn't have to be as horrible as you think.1. START FIRST TH...Read More

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Dated : 2021-04-02 08:23:40

Stop Making Excuses: 11 Ways to Spring Clean Your Life

While the start of a new year brings promises to exercise more and eat less, most of us find ourselves in a funk by the time spring hits. The cold winter weather has a way of sapping all of our energy and motivation from us, and spending our days hiding beneath oversized sweaters and boyfriend jeans...Read More

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19 Unique Graduation Gifts Your Graduate Will Love

Looking for the perfect unique graduation gifts for an important person in your life?We've got you covered.Graduations are a HUGE milestone for parents and kids alike, and while cash gifts are always well-received (!!!), they lack personality and fail to convey the kind of deep sentiments your gradu...Read More

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Dated : 2021-03-31 07:23:40

The best fat free ranch dip recipe ever

My daughter and I flew to the US to visit my mother last week, and apart from the fact that our flight was diverted 15 minutes AFTER we were supposed to land due to bad weather, and we sat on the tarmac for over 2 hours in a stuffy plane before we were cleared to continue the journey, and our 3-hour...Read More

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Dated : 2021-03-30 21:23:40

Why I don’t miss the baby years

Shortly after my husband and I arrived at a BBQ a few weeks ago, a couple showed up with a newborn, and all of the women in the backyard went absolutely CRAZY.‘She's so tiny!'‘Look at all of that hair!'‘I could stare at her for hours!'‘Can I hold her?!'‘I just want to squeeze her!'It went ...Read More

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Dated : 2021-03-30 20:23:40

The Best Toys for Boys: 45 Gift Ideas He’ll Absolutely Love!

When I was a little girl, I was best friends with a boy named Glen, and since my mum wouldn't buy me any of the toys for boys I so desperately wanted, and Glen's mother refused to buy him dolls, he and I often traded toys so we could experience what it was like to live in the other person's world.It...Read More

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Dated : 2021-03-30 15:23:40

Time Management Tips: 7 Simple Ways to Get More Done in Less Time

Whether you're a stay-at-home mom, work-at-home mom, blogger, entrepreneur, small business owner, or a combination of many of these different titles, one thing is for certain: you crave order and balance in your life. You want to know the secret to getting more done in less time, and you're sick to ...Read More

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Dated : 2021-03-30 14:23:40

Autism and parenting: 17 tips for dealing with children with autism

Being a parent is one of the hardest – and most rewarding – jobs you can ever have.From the moment we bring our sweet babies home from the hospital, we are plagued with worry about things we never thought would cross our minds, and while things tend to get easier as our children grow and become ...Read More

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Dated : 2021-03-30 13:23:40

What Other Moms Want You To Know About Sleep Coaching

As a sleep consultant, I've talked so much about sleep coaching over the years and shared my top tips and advice with other parents. But in my work with families, I've learned that sometimes, the most meaningful tips and suggestions come from other parents who are "in the trenches" of sleep deprivat...Read More

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Dated : 2021-03-30 09:23:40

Me Time For Moms: 25 Things To Do By Yourself

My days as a work-at-home mom are typically pretty hectic, and while I often daydream of all of the different things to do by yourself I enjoyed when I was a carefree 20-something, ‘me' time typically involves being able to pee by myself these days.Let me break it down for you…After the crazines...Read More

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Dated : 2021-03-30 06:23:40

The Holiday Survival Guide for Busy Moms: 7 Tips to Stay Sane

It feels like only yesterday that I was standing in the school playground with my daughter and her classmates counting down to the beginning of summer vacation, and yet somehow Halloween has come and gone and it's already the middle of November.Where does the time go?!Like many people I know, I've a...Read More

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Dated : 2021-03-30 01:23:40

Light Bladder Leakage: 5 Tips for a Pee-Free Workout

If you know me well, you know that there are few things I enjoy more than a heart-pumping, sweat-drenching workout. There's something so therapeutic about powering through a spin class, running sprints on the treadmill, or lifting weights with the big boys at the gym, and while I sometimes have to f...Read More

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Dated : 2021-03-28 22:23:40

Spring Forward: 3 Sleep Tips to Survive Daylight Savings

Anybody else think it's pretty rough that, within a 4-month span, we have to change our clocks (and thereby screw with our babies' sleep) TWICE?? But there you have it: the beginning of Daylight Saving Time is almost upon us. On March 13th, we'll "spring forward", and if you're an experienced parent...Read More

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Dated : 2021-03-28 16:23:40

Shimmer and Shine: 6 Tips To Take The Perfect Selfie with Your Kids

Like many moms I know, I very seldom appear in photos of my family. I'm always the one hiding behind the camera, snapping shots of milestones and experiences and ‘just because' moments we will one day reminisce about, but I honestly can't remember the last time I posed for a photo myself.Of course...Read More

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Tags : Family How to take the perfect selfie How to take the perfect selfie with your kids Kids Parenting Shimmer and shine

Dated : 2021-03-28 12:23:40