Family planning is probably the biggest misnomer I’ve ever heard. You can’t plan anything. Maybe you’re lucky, and maybe your plans do end up working out, but, for the vast majority of us, the families we end up with usually end up looking different than the ones we thought we’d get. Sometimes in small ways, […]Read More
When do Kids Stop Believing in Santa Claus? 150...
Believing in Santa Clause is a sensitive topic. Even today, when I posted this question to our momming group, “What age were your kids when they stopped believing in Santa?”, I was scolded very heavily by some parents for ruining the magic for them. They never stopped believing and I should probably stop being a […]Read More
What’s the Going Rate for the Tooth Fairy These...
When your kids get to that delightful age where their teeth start falling out and you’re blessed with their gap-toothed grins, you suddenly realize that you have no idea what the Tooth Fairy has been up to since you lost your own teeth years and years ago. As a kid, it seemed like a quarter […]Read More
Suggested By You: Toys That Will Keep Your Toddler’s...
If you’re currently raising toddlers, you probably know what a challenge it can be to find toys that will keep them occupied for more than a couple minutes. I know I do. Since I work from home, I’m always on the lookout for toys and activities that will help keep my toddlers self-occupied for more […]Read More
17 Tips to Help Your Kids Love Reading
Now that school is out, are you wondering how you can get your kids to read during the summer so that they can continue to enjoy all the benefits that reading offers? More importantly, are you wondering how you can get your child to actually enjoy reading so that they develop a love of reading […]Read More
39 Signs You’re Raising a Book Worm
Are you raising a book worm? If you’ve ever stayed up late at night, tormented with thoughts of whether or not your child is turning into a book worm, then we can help. Although subtle, there are various signs that your child is developing into a proper book worm, if you know what to look […]Read More
18 Unique Easter Egg Ideas
Once your excitement for dying Easter eggs wears off and you’re faced with a dozen hard-boiled eggs, a problem can arise: “How am I going to decorate these eggs, actually?” To help you answer that question, here are 18 excellent ideas for dying and decorating Easter eggs. P.s. Check out this awesome article about great […]Read More
10 Creative Cupcakes for Saint Patrick’s Day
The tricky part of making St. Patrick’s Day desserts is figuring out which flavors go with the color green. If green isn’t an option, then you have to figure out how to make something look ‘Irish’ to someone who isn’t Irish. Cupcakes are a good option because they’re small and flexible; you can try a […]Read More
5 Delicious Piñata Desserts
Happy Cinco de Mayo! While the meaning behind this Mexican-American holiday is unknown by many, everyone enjoys getting together with their friends and family to celebrate. Besides the beautiful dresses and dancing, there’s always lots of food and piñatas for the kids. Adults can have piñatas, too, but if you’re too shy for the mad […]Read More
Get Organized for Back to School
Are you getting the kids (or yourself) ready to go back to school? As a work-from-home parent, I’d be lying if I said I didn’t get pretty excited about back to school time. After an entire summer of trying to juggle fun activities with staying on top of work, I’m looking forward to having my […]Read More
Summertime Survival: Top 11 Tips for Parent Entrepreneurs
I am a work-from-home parent and I wouldn’t trade it for the world. However, there is one time of the year that every work-at-home parent is concerned with: summer. We both want to be the awesome parent spending tons of time with out kids out in the sun, going on many family vacations and adventures, […]Read More
Home Office Distractions: 4 Tips to Overcome Them
I was having a conversation with a teacher the other day, and she asked me about what I do. When we got to the part where I told her I worked from home, she mentioned that she was not the type who could work from home. She then explained how the laundry, cleaning, and other […]Read More
Travel Essentials to Make Flying with Young Kids a...
Yes, flying with children can be a challenge. But, no, it’s not always the gigantic stop-and-really-think-before-you-go-through-with-this event many parents like to make it out to be. Do a frantic terminal, rogue luggage carts, judgemental passengers and the thousand other possible hiccups make the daily parenting battles a bit more strenuous? Sure. But if you’re prepared, […]Read More
5 Pointers for Work-at-Home Parents
As a parent, you are likely a pretty busy person. After all, caring for kids is no easy feat. From driving to ballet class to cleaning peanut butter off the walls, there are a great many tasks expected of parents. Unfortunately, this makes running a home-based business quite difficult. Still, if starting your own small […]Read More
Making Your Family’s Future Stress-Free
When it comes to your peace of mind, one of the most important things you can do is to ensure the well-being of your family’s future. There is a list of important things to keep in mind in order to prepare for them just in case something happens to you and having that peach of […]Read More