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Three Mistakes to avoid as a Single Mother

Most women as they set their goals in life one of their top priorities is becoming a Mother. They create a life and begin to set molds on how they should be and the things they will need. One of those things is the “perfect” husband. If these women come from homes with a steady male figure they begin to fantasize about one just like him. A provider, the head of the household, one who takes care of everything.

But is that really the truth? As young children watch their parents and…

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Added by Mari Corona on October 28, 2018 at 4:07pm — No Comments

Drinking, Drugs and Your Teen: Tips for Discussion

I've been very open on this blog and in many other areas of my life about my struggles with drinking. My kids were center stage for some of the dumber things I did during that time, and I regret that so much. They finally stopped the barstool jokes, but it took a couple of years.

I took Julian to his 12-year checkup last week- his pediatrician talked to him about drugs and alcohol, if he had been asked to use…

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Added by Wrae on October 15, 2018 at 2:03pm — No Comments

6 Tips For Gardening With Kids

Like everything else, this family project begins by introducing kids with this fabulous idea of planting a garden. Involving kids in the entire process from day one will keep them interested in further development, and by…

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Added by Stella Ryne on October 2, 2018 at 6:43am — No Comments

Morning Hacks for Busy Families

If you have children to organize in addition to yourself, you don’t just need help, but a series of practical hacks. Here are some great morning hacks for busy families.

  1. Do it the Night Before
  2. Plan for the Week
  3. Follow a Strict Morning Schedule
  4. Ensure an Early Bedtime for…
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Added by Lynda Way on September 7, 2018 at 3:56am — No Comments

Praying for Your Children

Children are a gift and a blessing, I have dreamed of being a mom for as long as I can remember.  When I think of children the word legacy comes to mind.  In my opinion, the most important legacy we can leave to our children is a legacy of faith. Giving our children a legacy of faith outweighs leaving them houses or things although it's great to do both.  I read a quote…

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Added by Jessica Briggs on August 29, 2018 at 5:16pm — No Comments

Must avoid bad parenting habits

Must avoid bad parenting habits

Parenting is a practice which demands a lot of dedication, involvement and sacrifice. Being good parents is not providing kids with what all make them happy, but deciding what they need to grow up maturely and responsibly. Many parents commit lot of parenting mistakes, which if not rectified, may spoil the life of the child.

It is the alarming aspect that many parents do not recognize the…

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Added by cathy on August 10, 2018 at 4:45am — No Comments

One Very Simple Recipe For Small Cakes That You Will Thank Me For Later

Here’s how to use 30 minutes of free time at home with the little one: Make Kool-Aid Small Cakes

Earlier this summer, as I was drawing up the blueprints for a summer wonderland…. In layman terms,…

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Added by Niedria Kenny on August 5, 2018 at 12:11pm — No Comments

A Beginner's Guide to ADHD

Most kids are not quiet. They tend to be loud, run around and get into things. Some kids are a bit more adventurous than others. They are easier to anger, yell or interrupt us. Maybe all of the above and more. This can go on for years past the “terrible twos”, which is supposed to end by age four at the latest.

Julian and a worm

THE TRIP INTO THE…

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Added by Wrae on July 16, 2018 at 1:03pm — No Comments

5 Secrets to Raising a Caring and Kind Child

Being a parent, you want your child to be intelligent, happy, and successful. However, developing this one quality – caring – will help your child achieve all of the above. A report by Harvard University shows that when children are emphatic and compassionate, they are likely to become more successful and happy. …

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Added by Lynda Way on July 10, 2018 at 4:09am — 1 Comment

Embrace your Authentic Self

Here's a question. When was the last time you were unapologetically yourself? When was the last time you felt something in your gut and just went for it? You didn't hesitate, you didn't consider another person's opinion, you didn't waiver on whether or not it was…

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Added by Mari Corona on July 8, 2018 at 12:53pm — No Comments

Why You Need to Be Ready for Peer Pressure

Puberty is a Sneaky Thing

Teenagers, and all the interesting things that come along with them, sneak up on us before we even think we are ready. I barely blinked before Cameron turned 13. His voice is getting deep, he's taller than me, and what is food? It disappears before I see it. This kid is still writing the parenting manual at my house because, clearly, this book will never be done.

Peer…

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Added by Wrae on June 13, 2018 at 12:29pm — No Comments

10 Ways to be the difference in your child falling or flying

Family Sitting on Grass Near Building

I recently came upon a meme of a sad girl with the words across the chest of the tee-shirt she wore which said: She’s standing on the line between giving up and seeing how much more she can take. Powerful right? It’s loaded with the need for us as parents to make sure that this “line” is not a thin line.

It doesn’t matter if you have a 4-year old who’s being potty trained a 10-year old who’s trying to make the basketball team, a teenager who’s going…

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Added by Niedria Kenny on June 7, 2018 at 9:16pm — No Comments

Summertime With Kids

It's Here...Summer Vacation

That magical time is upon us- summer vacation. My kids are in their last full week of school-this means last minute field trips and award ceremonies. School is out on May 31, and that means until August 15, these kids are all mine.

Yikes.

That also means I get to keep them from…

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Added by Wrae on May 29, 2018 at 10:43am — No Comments

How They Do It: 9 Parenting Practices from Around the World

There’s so much new parenting advice and faddish trends out there that it can be hard to really know what’s best for your own kids. One source of knowledge, however, that has billions of adherents is that which has been passed down from generation to generation and become the foundation of parenting in different cultures.

Here are some of the most interesting examples of…

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Added by Marilyn on May 1, 2018 at 11:29am — No Comments

The case for intentional laziness

I am trying to get better at not doing things for my son.



For example: He likes to cook, so twice a month, he has to cook dinner for the family. While either my wonderful husband or I will act as his sous chef, we make sure he does the bulk of the work. This gets hard if he claims he has had a "long day"…

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Added by Lauren Markman on April 20, 2018 at 6:58am — No Comments

My Rescue Dog Betrayed Me

Like many people my age, I couldn’t wait to adopt a rescue dog. When I finally found her, I was on cloud nine. She was the perfect dog until she did one thing that changed everything.

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Added by Little Toes and Bows on April 8, 2018 at 2:49pm — No Comments

7 Everyday Perks of a Pregnancy Belly

I bet you never thought having a protruding pregnancy belly could be a good thing. I’m here to tell you that there are actually some perks to a 3rd trimester stomach!

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Added by Little Toes and Bows on April 3, 2018 at 11:29am — No Comments

A Practical Mom's Guide to an Easter Basket

When you’ve never received an Easter basket in your life but are tasked with making one for someone else, things can get a little confusing. Practicality and frugality are key!…

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Added by Little Toes and Bows on March 31, 2018 at 2:30pm — No Comments

The Favorite Parent

Do you like your mom or dad more? Lately, I’m in constant competition with my husband over whose company our daughter enjoys the most. Nurturing, loving mom according to The Super Mommy Blog verses carefree, fun dad.…

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Added by Little Toes and Bows on March 30, 2018 at 8:30am — No Comments

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