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guest blog by Mason Brown If you think divorce is a huge ordeal for you and your ex, just imagine how your kids feel. Raising children is no easy feat regardless of one’s situation, and as parents, we want to do everything in our power to provide a solid foundation – to set them up…(Read More)

Christmas looks a little different as a parent, doesn’t it? But that doesn’t mean it can’t be a bucketload of fun for everyone involved (after all, they kind of make this whole season complete, amIright?)! You just have to make sure you have the right mindset heading into the holiday season. Here…(Read More)

this guest post is brought to you by Jeff Elrod from Family Sport Health Parents sometimes turn to electronic devices, such as, handheld video games, tablets, smartphones or televisions to soothe and entertain children. Although these devices are great to entertain little ones when you are on the phone, cleaning the house or waiting in…(Read More)

I thought I knew what surviving on little to no sleep felt like. I survived college, for goodness sakes — managed to graduate with honors, and even have a little fun. But let me be brutally honest here. There is no tired like “new mama tired.” And don’t even get me started on the exhaustion…(Read More)

this guest post is brought to you by Elizabeth, pre and postnatal exercise specialist and natural childbirth educator The gray cloud that looms over many mothers is not talked about often enough.  Postpartum depression effects up to 20% of mothers in the US and up to 40% of women in developing countries, and the consequences…(Read More)

Ahhh, the start of a new school year. (Mommies and Daddies everywhere rejoice!) Not that I don’t love my children, because I obviously do, but this tired mama — with a newborn mind you — needs a little break. You feel me? Because I am a glutton for punishment, I put together this small list…(Read More)

A few months ago, while straightening up our house and getting dinner put together, my daughter says to me: “Mom, guess what?! One of the boys in my class likes me!” First off, I’m not a “drama mama” with the big reactions, I have a tendency to be more cut and dry when it…(Read More)