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Traveling as A Family Made Easy

Making plans for a trip or vacation can be exciting news for the family. The thoughts of sing along car rides and selfies with festive treasures that you find along the way will ultimately create some picture-perfect family fun.  If you have ever taken a road trip with children or teens of any age, youContinue Reading …

4 Ways for Moms to Rekindle Their Social Life in their 30s

Being a mom is hard work and motherhood requires laser-sharp focus and a never-ending supply of patience. However, just because you’re a good mother, it doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy yourself from time to time. Though, it can be tough to hash out a schedule that allows you some personal free time. After all, kidsContinue Reading …

What You Should Do if You Want to be a Healthier Parent to Your Kids

When you’re a parent, you don’t have to just think about yourself in regard to your health. It’s just as important to take your kids and their future into account. The things you do to stay healthy will also impact them and the way in which they grow up. This puts a lot of pressureContinue Reading …

Too Young for a Crush

Having three older kids I find there is not much I have not experienced as far as being a parent. My youngest who is nine has lots of friends. Most of her friends are all the oldest with younger siblings. They have wonderful parents and I have become friends with many of them. But weContinue Reading …

Tips for Moving With Kids

Moving is always stressful, but when you add little kids into the mix, things can get pretty crazy. Take a look at these tips as you prepare for your big move to make sure everything goes as smoothly as possible. Try to Help Kids Understand What It Means to Move Especially young children may haveContinue Reading …

Talking to my Mom about Anxiety

In my attempt to be more open about my life, I want to share a story from a few conversations I have had recently. If you do not experience anxiety or know someone who experiences it, you may roll your eyes when someone talks about their life and their attacks. It is funny as weContinue Reading …

Unique Gift Giving this Holiday Season

He is making a list, checking it twice…. Scratch that! In my house it is me who makes the lists. I get everyone to give me ideas and then I make a short list of gifts I want to pick up for each person. Some people on my list are really easy to buy forContinue Reading …

Fun Family Activities For Every Season

In our hectic world, some families neglect their common leisure. It is a misleading path because if you don’t spend time together, you lose a thread, which unites you and everybody lives a separate life. Spending time together is crucial for any family as it helps to build and support a close bond between you.Continue Reading …