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Moms on the Clock: 4 Time-Saving Hacks That Will Make Motherhood Easier {Guest Post}

Out of all the jobs in the world, motherhood is the hardest job you'll ever love. As a mom, you're never off the clock and there's always something to be done. When you have younger children who need more help with chores, this can be more challenging. However, as they grow up, they'll be able to help themselves more. However, motherhood doesn't have to overwhelm you. You don't want to get into the habit of waiting for the next phase, so you can get more rest. Soak in these moments and stay on … [Read more...]

Single Parents Have All the Love #Sponsored

*Disclaimer: I received compensation in exchange for writing this post on Mom.me, in celebration of National Single Parents Day.  Any parent can agree that parenting is tough. It is a challenging and complex experience that requires every fiber of your being, and although at times you can become overwhelmed and exhausted by it, you would never trade it for the world. Being a single parent is no different. The added level of complexity comes with the fact that you’re handling most, if not all, … [Read more...]

Benefits of Co-Sleeping with Your Baby {Guest Post}

A lot of professionals will tell you not to co-sleep with your baby for fear of smothering them while sleeping. However, a lot of mothers and fathers are choosing to co-sleep with their little ones. There have been studies done that show that co-sleeping might actually provide benefits to both the parents and the baby when sharing this slumber time with one another. Though popular media demands that parents should never sleep with their baby, however research shows that co-sleeping is actually … [Read more...]

More love to go around: Should more people consider foster parenting? {Guest Post}

Many busy mums may read this and this that I’m crazy for even thinking about suggesting foster caring on top of their busy schedules. How on earth would you be able to care for another child on top of everything they have to do already? There’s no pretending that starting to be foster parent is a huge decision and a huge responsibility, but it can actually be a career move - and most people don’t realise how lucrative it can be. Of course, this isn’t why someone should be a foster parent – it … [Read more...]

New Car Financing Options for the Everyday Family on the Go {Guest Post}

The thought of a brand new car is enticing to many people. Not only do they like how the vehicles look, but they also feel a greater sense of assurance that the cars will last them for awhile. Despite how enticing new cars can seem, some potential buyers balk when they see the price sticker attached. If you want a new car but are having some trepidation about the price, you can consider some methods that still allow you to have a safe and affordable ride. Private Sale If you choose a … [Read more...]

Parental Guidance: How to Help Your Teenager Prep for College {Guest Post}

As the parent of a teenager, it's easy to forget that college is just around the corner. Your little boy or girl is growing up quickly, and they'll soon be leaving the nest. Below is a quick guide that can help you prepare your child for college. Start Teaching Skills School is wonderful for teaching your child facts, but as a parent it's your job to start teaching them real life skills. In the year or two leading up to graduation, you want to make sure that your child is totally … [Read more...]

How to Give Your Daughter a Room Made for a Princess {Guest Post}

Many young girls love reading fairy tales and playing dress up and dream of one day becoming a princess. Does this sound like your daughter? While we can’t help her become a real princess, we can help you create a room that will make her feel like royalty. How to create a princess’s bedroom: Choose the Right Colors There are four main colors we recommend when choosing decorative items to place in the bedroom: bright pink or fuchsia, soft or blush pink, white and ivory. Mixing and … [Read more...]

How to Better Your Child’s Self Image Through Fun {Guest Post}

Believe it or not, kids as young as five are concerned about their self-image. There is nothing wrong with wanting to look and feel healthy just as long as it does not become an obsession or hurt your child in any way. Keep in mind that a poor self-image could cause low-esteem. There is no need to worry about that, because you have the power to help your child's self-image with the following effective and fun activities. Yoga for Kids You might be thinking yoga is just a fad and that there is … [Read more...]

Meditation: Teach Your Children in 6 Easy Steps {Guest Post}

It is commonly known that meditation is an extremely beneficial practice. But did you know, that meditation is also beneficial for children? So profound are the benefits of meditation for children that schools across the US have started to replace detention with meditation.  The practice of meditation with children can and should start from the home. At BookMeditationRetreats.com, we encourage parents to teach their children meditation from an early age as they can benefit tremendously from … [Read more...]

The Epic Mommy Word for 2017: FOCUS!

I've never been big on New Year resolutions.  January 1st is usually when I started to think about what I wanted to do with the year with an anticipated goal of implementation in the Spring.  For me, Spring has always been symbolized a time of renewal, change, and growth. Therefore, in preparation for the Spring of 2017, I have decided to claim my word of the year:   In 2017, I hope to have a renewed focus on the following: 1.Focus on me. It goes without saying that I will keep my focus … [Read more...]