After dinner one night, we were looking through some photos and videos of when our son was a one-year-old. Looking back at that age felt like a giant oxymoron: It seemed like forever ago; it seemed like it was only yesterday. I was marveling at how much he has grown up and how much fun he is now when I was struck by the thought about how much easier our life has become.…Continue
Added by Lauren Markman on June 9, 2017 at 7:55am — No Comments
There are many women who have decided willingly or unwillingly to settle down and have a family. This also means that they put an end to their career lives and have no source of income. They are responsible for taking care of the house and family and have to depend on their husband’s financially. This has caused a lot of stir for the new generation moms who like being financially independent.
Taking care of the house is no doubt, the…Continue
Added by Hoa Giusti on June 1, 2017 at 4:35am — No Comments
Oh yes, we know them well! We encounter them every day while at the playground, dropping our kids at school and even at the grocery store.
From Crunchy Granola Mom to Hot Mess Mom; 12 Mom Types in total, we bite our words while watching them live vicariously through their children. Read below to discover which moms in your life are…Continue
Added by Gerardo Campbell on May 14, 2017 at 12:00am — No Comments
With ever increasing cost of raising children, many families require two incomes to be able to support and raise a family the way they would like. Unfortunately, the cost of childcare can be such a high expense that parents…Continue
Added by Rachael Murphey on May 4, 2017 at 5:43pm — No Comments
It is possible to be both a mother and an entrepreneur. Yes, it’s hard to believe, but that doesn’t make it any less true. There are plenty of mompreneurs out there. And if they can do it, so can you. The trick, according to many, isn’t to work hard. Of course, you’ll have to work hard, but we all only have so many hours in our day and that won’t change. Instead, you’ve got to…Continue
Added by Nelma Lumme on April 25, 2017 at 4:30am — No Comments
Where do I begin? Lately I've been finding it harder to focus and connect with people, conversations, the outside world. It's not that I don't care, but that I find it…Continue
Added by Takiela Langley on April 24, 2017 at 12:50pm — No Comments
Being a mum, taking care of the household, and having a successful career sure sounds like a mission impossible, but is that really the case? There’s no denying it’s hard. After all, even stay-at-home mums have trouble handling it all. Now add work to the equation and you’ll understand how complicated it might get. However, numerous successful women showed us that having it all is possible – tackling your career and your family can be a lot of fun if you’re ready for a challenging…Continue
Added by Tracey Clayton on April 23, 2017 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Added by Mar Ward on April 8, 2017 at 9:17am — No Comments
(originally published on www.mostlycaffeinated.com)
Among the HUGE list of "Things I Was Clueless About When I Became a Professional Mom" was the entire concept of planning.
But that's a topic for another day.
This is just about planning YOURSELF.
Yes, that's a thing.
Yes, it's a thing you need to do.
Yes, it will actually improve your parenting.
Added by Juli Hesse on April 4, 2017 at 4:14pm — No Comments
There are various ways of getting good post natal rest which is very important not only for the sanity of the mom but for her safety too.
The main thing that always ensures that someone sleeps better is having a good mattress. But apart from ensuring that you get the best mattress at thebest-mattress.org to sleep on, there are other specific things that a new mom can do to ensure that she sleeps better.
The first thing that a new…Continue
Added by Julia Gomes on March 22, 2017 at 1:54am — No Comments
It can be tough to balance career and family if you're a young mother. You may have left your current position to become a mom, and are looking for work that will both bring in some money and keep you busy. Fortunately, there are some really awesome ways for moms to make…Continue
While it’s your right to take time off to have a new child, care for, and bond with it… the government here in the good ol’ US of A definitely doesn’t make it easy. Taking maternity leave as a teacher in America is an unfortunate adventure into lots of red tape! This is especially true if…Continue
Added by Our Little Nest on March 3, 2017 at 6:42pm — No Comments
Whenever I pack for a trip, I like to keep things simple. I’m a minimalist at heart, although I don’t mind having a few extras here and there as long as they aren’t too cumbersome. So when it comes to my hospital bag, I know I only want to pack the essentials! After all, I have…Continue
Added by Our Little Nest on March 2, 2017 at 12:37pm — No Comments
When families are looking for a great place to spend quality time together, the local shopping mall is a great option. Not only can they find stores where they can purchase virtually anything they want, but they can also find plenty of great places to eat, movie theaters, and much more. For families who are looking for malls in Orange County, Main Place Mall offers all this and much more. One of the best family friendly…Continue
Added by Suzanne Winchester on February 27, 2017 at 4:08am — No Comments
Working mothers seem to have an endless chore list that grows rather than shrinks, regardless of how hard they try to accomplish everything. This can lead to stress and frustration. It is important to take some time out of the day to rejuvenate yourself to be at your best at home and at work. Consider five…Continue
Added by Stacey Doyle on February 26, 2017 at 11:58am — No Comments
Added by Diaries of a Working Mommy on February 19, 2017 at 2:00pm — No Comments
There are so many different brands of prenatal vitamins now they take up half an aisle at Target. You have prenatal gummy vitamins, regular pill form vitamins, and now you can also get prenatal drinks, powder drink mixes, and prenatal vitamin snacks. They also range in cost. Does the difference in the kind of prenatal vitamin form or price really matter? Yes and no. If you have a hard time swallowing pills then a drink or a squeeze pouch snack will work for you, but not all of them…Continue
Added by Rachel barry on February 16, 2017 at 2:15pm — No Comments
When you become a mommy blogger, you suddenly recognize how many other blogs there are out in the blogosphere. How can you possibly get noticed amidst this din? There are a few ways to make your blog stand out and become part of the A-list.
Create Unique Content
There are a…Continue
Added by Stacey Doyle on February 11, 2017 at 7:30pm — No Comments
Giving birth, whether naturally or by C-section, takes a toll on a woman’s body and sometimes her mind. Having to go back to work within weeks or 3 months of giving birth does not allow a family the time to adapt and bond with their new addition. Unfortunately, in the United States returning to work within 3 months of having a child is the norm and for most families a must. Other families run into the hard situation where both parent’s need to work to support the family, but child care costs…Continue
Added by Rachel barry on February 11, 2017 at 3:00pm — No Comments
When you have kids it is very hard to find/take time for yourself. When you are a parent though self-care is very important. If you aren't taking care of yourself, it is hard to take care of others. This is a hard lesson to learn for some. To this day when I have a moment, usually when my daughter is napping, I could take some time for myself but instead I think of all the other things I need to get done, and I try to tackle some items on my to do list. This is why I have had an unused…Continue
Added by Rachel barry on February 6, 2017 at 4:22pm — No Comments