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Being a parent is kind of like being in a secret society. Sure, anyone can be a parent really. And sure, everyone has their own assumptions as to what being a parent is like.

But it’s not until you have children of your own that you can really understand each other.

To the Mom with the screaming toddler in the cereal aisle – we salute you. To the Dad left alone with his breastfed baby and a bottle for Mom’s girls night out – we salute you.

Here are a few of our most popular posts to get you started:

When Are We Really Going to Be Cool with Breastfeeding?

7 Ways to Tame Your Toddler During a Public Meltdown

 4 Ways My Relationship with My Mom Chanced Once I Became a Mom

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5 Tips for Moms Dealing with Divorce

Choosing to get a divorce is one of the most difficult decisions you can make in your life — especially when kids are involved. Regardless of their age, you want to protect them at all costs and ensure the entire process goes as smoothly…

August 18, 2020
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Why Your Kiddos Absolutely Need to Play Outside

On average, children spend six to nine hours per day in front of a screen. Whether it’s a tablet, TV, phone or another device, kids are disappearing into these devices and rarely ever heading outside to play. All this time indoors can have significant…

August 12, 2020
kids and social skills

7 Tips Will Enhance Your Child’s Social Skills

Do you want your child to feel at ease in social situations? As a parent, you serve as your little one’s initial introduction to society, and what you do to foster their friendships plays a significant role in how far they go in life.…

August 1, 2020
aging parents

6 Tips for Caring for Your Aging Parents

As your parents get older, they might rely on your help a bit more as the years pass. If your parents are aging in place, you’re probably a core part of their support system. It’s no secret that you love them and want them…

July 20, 2020
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10 Tips for Keeping Your Kids Reading When School Is Out

School is out for the summer, and that means no more homework — or books? As a parent, you can say hogwash on the latter. Reading is a fabulous activity for all ages, and summer is the ideal time for lying in the hammock…

July 14, 2020
preparing my first grader for school

How I’m Preparing My First Grader for the Next School Year

Do you have a little one about to enter school? Going to the “big kids” school is a significant step up from kindergarten and a rite of passage for many youths. However, when it comes to preparing my first grader for this milestone, I’m…

July 10, 2020
dine out with kids

The Best Ways to Dine Out With Kids

Every parent reaches the point where they’re tired of cooking. When that moment comes, we have a decision to make — can we deal with bringing the kids to a restaurant? It’s not that we don’t love our little ones, of course. It’s just…

June 18, 2020

12 Inspirational Quotes for Moms

After a tough day at home with the kids, it can feel like you’re not an awesome mom – especially if you don’t have someone there to tell you. Every so often, we all need a reminder that we’re enough. After your worst moments,…

June 8, 2020

How to Clear a Clogged Milk Duct

When you’re a woman, let alone a mom, you expect a degree of breast pain from time to time. However, some issues are more severe than others. Do you want to learn how to clear a clogged milk duct? Perhaps you’re wondering if you can…

May 6, 2020
how to teach your kid to read

How to Teach Kids to Read

The task of teaching your kids to read can seem like an overwhelming responsibility. What age do you begin? Where do you even start? While methods of how to teach kids to read vary from child to child, these tips may give you someplace…

April 29, 2020