Tag: motherhood

30 Day Geek Out Challenge – Day 14

This question has bounced around in my head many times over the years. I’ve had a hard time settling on one answer.

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8 Tips for Raising Kids When You Don’t Have Help

My husband and I moved out of state and away from both of our friends and families six years ago. We made the move for work, which was a good thing, but now that we have kids, it makes things challenging. We still live close enough that some family members can still visit from time

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15 Fascinating Facts About Breastfeeding in Honor of World Breastfeeding Week

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

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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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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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