As parents, teaching our children to be kind, compassionate human beings is one of our most important jobs. We remind them over and over again that hitting is wrong and scold them when they name-call. We show them what empathy is by setting an example ourselves, kissing booboos and holding them close when they are
Cosplaying can be an intense hobby; purchasing materials and pieces, designing, and, if the cosplayer is making her own ensemble, sewing, molding, sculpting… it often takes a lot of time and dedication (and $$$)! Motherhood, obviously, is also quite demanding of your time and energy. So being a mom and finding an opportunity to also
Yesterday was the first day of World Breastfeeding Week! Breastfeeding is such a special experience, and though every mama has to choose what they feel is best for her and her baby, there are definitely some amazing benefits. Here are 15 facts about breastfeeding to celebrate the fascinating and amazing things mothers’ bodies can do
I’ve always been an avid reader, though I don’t have as much time to do it now that I’m raising two little ones. I still try to get my reading time in when I can, but I make sure I’m reading something that’s going to be worth my time. That just means I have to
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
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
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.
If you want to break out of your usual routine this summer or find new, nerdy ways to bond with your kiddos, here are 20 ideas.
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.
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.