Category: Motherhood

Making the Time Change a Little Easier, Tips From a Sleep Expert

It is nearly the end of Daylight Savings Time.  We are all going to move our clocks back 1 hour and will need to readjust our circadian rhythms, or internal clocks, to the new time.  This change is easier on adults and older children who are able to just shift their internal clocks and roll […]

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My Children Are More Than Five Years Apart, And I Wouldn’t Have it Any Other Way

Thank God for my older child. Some families have their kids really close together. I can see how that’s ideal. Get the baby stage over and done with. The kids will be in the same age group, which is great for play, similar interests on vacations, movie choices as they grow, less of a gap […]

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If Your Child Watches YouTube, You Need To See This – Unbelievable!

Does your child watch YouTube? Mine all do. Including my two year old. We even downloaded YouTube kids to make sure the content they end up watching is appropriate for children – but guess what? It’s still not! There are numerous YouTube channels that have cartoon characters that look like superheroes, or even Disney characters […]

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This Tweet Showing Daddy’s Help Has Gone Viral

Have you ever heard the term “If you want something done right, do it yourself” ? Have you ever lived it? We love this tweet from @allhailla – they came into the house with their infant daughter, who had fallen asleep in her car seat. Mom told Dad, “just put her in the bed.” And […]

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How I Get my Picky Eaters To At Least Try New Things 

Most kids are picky or particular about what you are asking them to eat, especially if it looks “weird” or smells different. In other words, they rarely eat everything that is put on their plate, and don’t want to eat any kind of variety, AKA the kind of food adults would enjoy. This makes meal planning more […]

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We Can’t Stress This Point Enough – Mamas, Take Time For Yourself, You Deserve it!

We’ve all been there… reminiscing when we had friends, free time and interesting hobbies keeping us oh-so busy. Just then, your though bubble deflates when one of your children grabs onto your leg shouting “Mommy, Mommy, Mommy… she’s looking at me! Imagine there was an easy way to carve out some alone time for yourself– […]

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10 Things I do to Keep My Sanity As a Mom

I am a single working mom of three. Between pre-teen attitudes and toddler melt downs, the days can get very long and stressful at times. As a mom, I am the one that everyone asks for help from, and I find it hard to seek help for myself, whether it is something little, or big. […]

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This Bullying Ad By Burger King is Something We All Need to See

Burger King is bringing attention to bullying, and what we as a society choose to do about it. In this viral video shown on YouTube, a group of kids are boastfully bullying one child, in the middle of Burger King, where other customers can clearly see and hear. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=mnKPEsbTo9s Comically, in the back, there is […]

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Mommy’s Secret Pleasures

Many of us will give our food (we are currently eating) to our kids, let them have the rest of our drink (that we just opened), or change the channel to some annoying kids show (thank goodness for PVR or Netflix). But when the kids and hubby are not around, we indulge in our little […]

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Some Days We Allow “Too Much” Screen Time, And That’s OK

We are a technology-friendly house. With two iPads, two smartphones, two laptops, PlayStation, plus television and DVD player, my dudes have a lot of screen-time options. I know the guideline. I recognize the value of those guidelines AND I break those guidelines all the time. Driven by guilt that I wasn’t tracking their screen-time closely […]

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