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On Choosing the Right Childcare for Two Children

Picking the perfect childcare for one child can seem like an impossible task.  How can you find someone that you trust, who is in line with your child-rearing philosophies, and is affordable – all while trying to raise your child and find time in the middle there to go to work or school.  The challenge gets even more difficult when you add more than one child to the mix. Do you utilize the same childcare that you did for kid…

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How to Prevent Food Waste When You Have a Toddler
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How to Prevent Food Waste in Your Home When You Have a Toddler

Feeding a toddler can be an adventure, but it’s possible to prevent food from going to waste. Having kids means you have unpredictability and uncertainty. Sure, there are some things you can predict will happen day to day, but for the most part, your…

April 13, 2018
How Working Moms Can Make Breastfeeding Work
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How Working Moms Can Make Breastfeeding Work

Time with your baby is ticking away. Soon, you must prepare to go back to work and figure out how this breastfeeding while working thing works. You need to review childcare options, pump some milk for the freezer and get your pumping schedule in…

April 11, 2018
Why I Give My Kid Dessert with Dinner
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Why I Let My Kid Eat Dessert First

In my house, a chocolate chip cookie goes on the same plate as broccoli and the rest of the meal. Why? Because that means my kid eats the broccoli and stops complaining about “Where’s the dessert? What’s for dessert? I hate this.” Hate is…

April 6, 2018
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These Yoga Posts Are Best for Bedtime

Finding a healthy way to unwind before bed can be tough. A lot of people try to do it by watching TV or reading a book, and those are both excellent options. But they’re not for everyone. Sometimes, choosing the wrong show or just…

March 30, 2018
Moms

Parenting Is Hard — But Here’s How I Pretend It’s Not

Parenting — it’s five full-time jobs and being the nominal head of a strange planet called “Rugratopia,” because face it: The toddlers are the true Ones in Charge. I wouldn’t change being a parent for all the other jobs in the world, no matter…

March 22, 2018
self care for moms is necessary
Moms

Self-Care For Moms is Not a Luxury — It’s Necessary

As a mom, your life is all about caring for others. Whether you’re rocking someone to sleep, fixing a boo-boo or literally feeding your baby with your own body, the spotlight is always on someone else’s needs. But it’s essential that you turn that…

March 21, 2018
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You Know You’re a Millennial Mom If…

Millennial moms are women of a new century of badassery. They have more attachments than the old vacuum cleaners door-to-door salesmen tried to unload on their parents: munchkins, pumps and the nagging patriarchy. They’re also working moms, blogger moms, yoga moms and does-everything-you-can-name moms.…

March 20, 2018
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20 Vegan Recipes With No Tofu in Sight

If you’re vegan, you know that tofu is a staple. It’s a fairly bland-tasting protein that can soak up most other flavors, and it’s a popular option for many recipes. Some people are eating less tofu because they want less soy in their diets,…

March 15, 2018
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This Is How I’m Helping My Preschooler Learn to Read

Teaching our kids how to read isn’t solely the job of their preschool or kindergarten teacher — it’s something that starts at home. I’ve come up with a new way to help my preschooler learn how to read. Follow along and hopefully, you’ll acquire…

March 12, 2018