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Mom shaming needs to stop. how to not be an asshole on the internet.

Mom Shaming Needs To Stop


The internet is ripe with parents searching for advice and sharing their vast knowledge and opinions openly. That is kind of the beauty of the internet. It is literally the vast expanse of knowledge available to us at our fingertips. And yet here we use it to share Cat mems and parent-shame. Don’t get me wrong, I certainly can appreciate a…

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When Toddlers strike - the toothpaste story

Staying Calm When Toddlers Ruin Everything


Toddlers are tiny terrorists with an appetite for destruction. Their curiosity and learning take hold of them and their lack of judgment makes for really creative messes. I have experienced this first-hand many times, despite my constant effort to keep a watchful eagle-eye on my kidiots. I like to play this fun game on my Facebook Page – Parents Would You…

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Helping Kids to Set Goals


I have spent a really hefty amount of time heading into 2018 revising and listing my goals for the year. Both personal and professional. I have set some great goals for myself and my family. I have also realized how important family goal setting can be. Kids need to learn that they’re in control of their own actions and achievements. This great…

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Choosing your power word for the year. #oneword2018

Choosing a One Word Resolution for The New Year


It’s resolution time. The time of year has come for people to scramble to change themselves by making a verbal commitment to change that they struggle to uphold. What if One Word, one simple powerful word is all you needed to guide you through the new year? This is the one-word resolution that can’t be broken. You can’t break a word…

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talking with your kids about sex, puberty, bullying and relationships

Having The Talks With Your Kids – Bullying, Sex, Puberty & Relationships


Having “The Talk” with your kids can be awkward.  Sex, puberty, bullying, masturbation, relationships – these are sensitive topics that most kids and parents squirm away from. There are ways to make it simpler for parents to tackle the challenges presented when having The Talks.    Not Just One Talk, A Lifetime Of Talks.   My kids are young, respectively. My…

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Transitioning your toddler to a big bed - nectar mattress

Transitioning Your Toddler into a Big Bed


*This post is sponsored by NECTAR – all opinions and content are my own* Lately, we have been asking about the right time to begin transitioning your toddler to a big bed. Both the youngest kiddos were occupying cribs converted into toddler beds until there was a wild, Five Little Monkeys Jumping On The Bed incident and we had no choice but…

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Tips For Upgrading to a Bigger Vehicle

Tips for Upgrading to a Bigger Vehicle


Sponsored Content We did it. We bit the bullet and embraced this new stage in parenthood and upgraded to a bigger vehicle. A Minivan. Where we once cared about how cool we looked driving around town we know we care about how cool we are when our family is safe and all their crap fits in the vehicle with ease. The…

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