Author: Jennifer | The Nerd Mom

Are You Protecting Your Children’s Privacy Online? 3 Internet Privacy Concerns Parents Should Know About

We live in an age where everyone, even young children, have an online presence. With the popularity of sites like Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat, our children have been shared and liked from the day they were born (or even earlier!). The data we disclose about ourselves and our children on the internet can be used

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7 Ways To Practice Self-Care When You’re an Overwhelmed Mom

Whether you’re a working mama, stay-at-home mom, or something in between, there are going to be some days (okay, maybe a lot of days) when you’re feeling completely steamrolled. Many people will probably tell you, “Take some time for yourself!” But that advice might drive you crazy because the one question you’re always asking yourself

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5 FREE Fitness Apps That Make Working Out Fun

Two of my absolute favorite things to do are curling up with a good book or vegging out playing video games. Truth be told, many geeky hobbies don’t exactly get that heart rate up or leave your muscles sore the next day. But having more sedentary hobbies doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a great workout.

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These Are the Times When Being a Mom Feels So Hard

My kids haven’t been sleeping great. I can’t seem to get my toddler on a consistent sleep schedule, and my nine-month old daughter, who normally sleeps pretty good in her crib, must be going through a sleep regression or growth spurt because she screams bloody murder any time I lay her down anywhere but on me.

5 Tips for Dealing With a “Difficult” Toddler

Most parents would probably agree that no toddler is easy. After all, this is the age group notorious for big messes, big energy, and big emotions (hello, tantrums!). While this may be true, personalities can vary greatly even at this young age. If you’ve noticed your little one is more rebellious or emotional than others, here are some tips for reigning them in.

3 “Battles” You Absolutely Should Pick with Your Kids (and 3 You Can Skip)

As soon as your child is self-aware enough to understand he has choices, the fights usually begin. One day he refuses to wear pants, another he asks for Pop-Tarts repeatedly until you think your ears will start to bleed. Hence, the commonly dispensed mom advice, “pick your battles”. Choosing to put your foot down sometimes,

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