Posts in category

Parenting Advice & Tips


Getting the kids ready for school in the morning does not have to be like something out of a horror movie. Ensuring the kiddies get out of bed, eat breakfast, brush their teeth, pack their backpacks, etc. goes much smoother when you keep the following tips in mind…and allows you to enjoy a nice rather …

The thought of back-to-school clothes shopping is one that sends chills down many parents’ spines. Rather than dreading clothes shopping this year and feeling super-stressed as it is happening, use the following tips to make the process easier on yourself. Your schedule and your wallet will thank you! Look Through The Closets Look through your …

Being a mom is hardly an easy job, as you’re rearing little ‘uns to be welcome additions to society rather than drains. This doesn’t mean you can’t utilize “mom hacks” every now and then, all of which make life a little easier. Check out the following super-genius mom hacks and try a few of them …

The kiddies are going back to school soon, meaning it is once again time to pack lunches. Rather than agonizing over what to pack every darn day, review some fantastically-healthy options that contribute to diet variety. The following possibilities are healthy and yummy: Hard-Boiled Eggs With Zucchini Bread And Blueberries If your younglings are all …

The last few weeks of summer are upon us, meaning it will soon be time to see the kids off to school. The school year is hectic for most families, as there’s schoolwork, activities, and sports, as well as your own to-do list. Rather than feeling like you’re insane every day, keep the following hacks …

There’s no such thing as the perfect parent. Every parent makes mistakes, though hopefully not too many! Discipline is one of the areas parents have trouble with most, and if you’re having issues with your kids, review the following common discipline mistakes and what to do instead: Losing Your Temper Screaming at your kids isn’t …

Want to be the “fun mom” that your kids brag about to their friends? Being a fun mom doesn’t mean you have to forgo all household “regulations,” rather it’s about being yourself and making time for your kids. Let’s check out a few ways to be the one mom that rules them all: Relax Remember, …

If you’re a mother to one or more daughters, there’s probably a few things you know for certain you want to teach them. However, sometimes the right words escape you at the right time! Prevent this from happening by keeping a list of things you definitely want to impress upon your female spawn, and to …

Helping your children learn healthy habits is one of the most important things you can do as a parent along with teaching them to be kind, respectful, and confident. Instilling healthy habits in kids from a young age sets them up for a lifetime of radiant health, something they’ll thank you for when they’re 40 …

Chores are something to get children used to from a young age, as it teaches them responsibility and helps prevent problems associated with “being spoiled.” Review the following chore suggestions and enjoy teaching your kids to be responsible…and giving yourself a break from the dishes: Chores For Toddlers There’s plenty of little things toddlers can …

There’s plenty of moments when distracting a toddler is very necessary. Grocery stores, retail stores, planes, restaurants…the list goes on. Distracting your toddler is the best way to maintain the peace and avoid public screaming matches and threats that damage your child’s psyche. Check out a few options for keeping your toddler distracted and enjoy …

Every parent has less-than-stellar moments, and that’s okay–you are human, after all! However, there’s still some phrases you should never, ever say to your children. Ever. Check out the following and if you’ve already said them, apologize to your younglings and make a point of avoiding such language in the future: “What’s Wrong With You?” …

As a parent, it seems like your to-do list never ends! Rather than feeling stressed and frazzled most if not all of the time, put the following parenting hacks into practice and make life a wee bit easier. We love discussing parenting hacks around here, because who doesn’t like a little help every now and …

Parenting is challenging, and rightfully so: you want to raise children that contribute to society, don’t you?? Thankfully there’s plenty of little tricks and hacks that make parenting a bit easier, especially on days where all you can do is say “There’s no…I can’t…it won’t….ahhhhhh!” Check out the following hacks to help you out: Sticker …

It’s not uncommon for many parents with small children to give up regular housekeeping and just accept that their homes will look like bombs hit them several times over for the next few years. This doesn’t have to be the case! There’s numerous tips and tricks for maintaining a clean, neat home no matter how …

It’s not exactly earth-shattering to say you want your son to grow up and become a level-headed, respectful, capable young man, and there’s a whole lot you can do to ensure that happens. If feeling lost as to what to teach the little boy in your life, check out the following suggestions to help make …

Is your schedule so insane you feel like you’re attached to a “crazy train” going 170 miles per hour? Rather than continually feeling tired and overwhelmed, utilize the following tips to make a schedule that fosters happiness and productivity instead of irritation and exhaustion: Start With Necessities Make a list of all the things you …

Need some help around the house? Why not enlist the assistance of your four-year-old? This may seem like something related to child labor at first, but it’s actually a way to get your little ‘un used to doing his or her part around the house. It also makes your life a whole lot easier. Check …

Since there’s no such thing as too many genius mom hacks, here’s a few more to keep you sane and your children happy. After all, everyone needs a little help sometimes! Toy Ring Cabinet Door Locks Keep cabinet doors closed and away from little hands with toy rings. Your house probably features more of such …

Self-esteem is a big issue in the tween and teen girl community, as societal pressures often have girls worrying they aren’t pretty or thin enough. There’s plenty you can do as a parent to boost your teen daughter’s self-esteem and give her the confidence she needs to face college and the real world. Check out …

Feeling as though the moms you know are doing a better job of juggling crazy schedules that include work, the kids, and 500 other things? Don’t feel bad! Those moms could just as easily be looking at you and wondering how you do it all, however if you still want to know what makes a …

Do your kids’ playroom and bedrooms always look like bombs hit them? Help yourself out by putting a few awesome toy organization tips into practice. This assists your kids in where things are kept and prevents you from getting stabbed in the foot by a rogue LEGO or action figure. Check it out: “Bird’s Nest” …

Preparing to deal with potty training? Help yourself through it by taking advice from other moms. Potty training is arguably one of the more challenging aspects of early child care, but with a little help from moms who have already been through it, you’ll be in good shape. Check out a few very helpful tips: …

You naturally want your child to be healthy, so it’s very, very essential to instill healthy habits in them practically from birth. Kids follow your example, so the more you take of yourself, the more your little ‘uns will. Teaching your kiddies healthy habits isn’t as challenging as you think, as they’re plenty of options …

Has your daughter finally become a teenager, and you’re lost for ideas that concern spending time together? Fear not, there’s plenty of options for spending more time with your teen, and most of them probably won’t make her eyes roll. While she may not want to spend time with her “dorky mom,” she’ll eventually come …

Being a mom is a challenging yet very rewarding job, and taking a few shortcuts isn’t a big thing! The internet is chock-full of hacks and ideas to make life as a mom a little easier, some of which we’ve collected for you. You’re destined to adore these “mom tricks” that can only be called …

Easy Swimmer-Starfish is the first in a series of five apps that help parents teach their kids how to swim. This step-by-step approach is easy to use and follow making it great for parent to follow along.

Technology is such a huge part of our lives. Our electronics are as important to us as our right arms. We wonder how we even survived before the days of cell phones, internet, and being able to connect to anyone at any time, and pretty much anywhere. Being unable to connect would mean the end …

It’s a challenge to balance family and work with so much going on. We just happen to hold a little magic in the palms of our hands disguised as phones that help us to create that balance. These amazing apps will help any working mom become more organized and productive. Happy Kids Timer Make your …

Providing your teen with a cell phone definitely has its pros and cons. On one hand, you can reach your child at all times. They will more than likely be constantly checking their phones, so in return can check in with your more often while they are out and about. On the other hand, once …

Mornings are a crazy time for pretty much every family in existence. Getting the kids fed, bathed, dressed, and out the door for school is often a challenging process, especially if more than two little ones are involved. Then there’s getting yourself fed, dressed, and out the door…suffice to say, it’s a lot. Rather than …

Parenting is a fun job, but also one that’s challenging and stressful–after all, you’re raising little ones to contribute to society, not be a drain on it. Thankfully there’s lots of small things–or hacks, if you will–to make life just a tad bit easier. Check them out and breathe a sigh of relief today: 1) …

Being a parent is a challenging and important job, as you’re raising little shavers to contribute to the world, not be a drain on it. We’ve already discussed a few “hacks” for making your life as a parent easier, but since more help never hurts, here’s a few more to help you manage every day: …

Is your toddler’s playroom always something of a disaster area? You’re hardly alone, however there’s lots of little things you can do to organize the space so it doesn’t resemble a toy explosion. Check out a few tricks to help you out: Laundry Baskets & Bins Rather than using shelves and constantly having to keep …

Are your kids all about cars? Rather than buying them every new toy racecar or similar toy that comes out, check out a few fun activities to try with items they already have. You’ll provide hours of fun for little ones while you do whatever else you need to do around the house that day! …

Being a parent is hardly the easiest thing in the world, and with good reason! Thankfully there’s lots of little tips and tricks to make your job a bit less hectic so you can focus on what’s most important: your kids. Check out some of the most unusual parenting hacks around to help you get …

Encouraging children to be neat and clean…is often a challenge. Rather than always picking up after them, which only reinforces bad habits, or yelling at them all the time because their rooms look like bombs hit them, use the following tips to help them learn why tidiness is so important: Set A Good Example Keep …

Think toddlers are too little to help around the house? Think again! There’s actually quite a few chores toddlers can easily manage on their own, which not only helps you, but also fosters a sense of responsibility and emphasizes the importance of tidiness. Check out a few of the many chores to give your toddlers …

  Being a parent is a hardly a part-time job, and it’s not uncommon to feel like there just aren’t enough hours in each day. Rather than drinking so much coffee you’re buzzing just to get everything done, take a few brilliant parenting hacks to heart. We’ve already discussed numerous (and fabulous) hacks to utilize, …

Your child’s birthday is deeply special, and it’s important to celebrate it in grand style. There’s plenty of fabulous ways to ensure the day is one your child will cherish, so read on and see if you aren’t inspired: Special Breakfast Make a special birthday breakfast featuring foods your child doesn’t eat regularly. Think pancakes …