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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
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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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Moms

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
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Moms

How to Make Public Breastfeeding Fun

While you love your baby, bleeding, sore and cracked nipples aren’t fun, not to mention the stares and comments of judgy people when you’re fulfilling a basic human need — breastfeeding your child in public. You’d think these people would know better than to…

February 28, 2018
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Moms

The Pros and Cons of Co-Sleeping With Your Toddler

Co-sleeping gets a bad reputation, especially whenever it shows up in the news. We’ve grown accustomed to the idea that babies and toddlers have to have their own bed from birth, and that keeping them close to you at night is somehow a bad…

February 19, 2018
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Moms

These Tips Will Help You Be the Most Mindful Mama You Can Be

Mindfulness, or the practice of finding balance and living in the moment, can be a great way to lower your stress levels and help you become a happier and calmer individual. It’s also nearly impossible if you’ve got a husband demanding your attention and…

January 31, 2018
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Noms

What to Do With All That Leftover Halloween Candy

Your kids are strong little munchkins to haul all that candy home, or their candy bag must be something out of Harry Potter — bottomless to infinity and beyond. When the kids have had their fill, what do you do with all that leftover…

October 19, 2017