Is Your Child’s School a Safe Zone? 4 Points to Consider {Guest Post}

The first day at a new school can be a frightening moment for parent and child alike. Your children's safety should be one of your top priorities. Therefore, it is imperative that their school is one that understands the importance of safety for all children. Even beyond emergencies, schools should be probably equipped and staff should be properly trained to handle any sort of risk factors that may come up. Here are four points to consider when evaluating whether your child's school is a safe … [Read more...]

Single Moms, Being Fit Just Got Simpler with These Easy Tips {Guest Post}

  Source: https://www.pexels.com/photo/woman-carrying-baby-at-beach-during-sunset-51953/   Late for work? Got crying kids? Dog spilled the laundry? Lunch not packed yet? How many times in a week do you go through these crazy ‘mommy-moments’ when all you want to do is drop everything aside, yell and just run? Probably 5 out of 7 days.   Understandably then, where does fitness figure into this scheme of things? Motherhood is difficult, and being a single mother is … [Read more...]

4 Ways Parents Can Teach Their Children Safe Sports Practices {Guest Post}

Playing sports is ideal for your child's physical, social and emotional development. Injuries are a reality in every type of sport. With care and education, many sports injuries can be prevented. When your child is engaged in an individual or team sport, it is important to teach these four safe sports practices. Providing Proper Protective Gear As a parent, you can provide your child with the proper protective gear for the sport that he or she is playing. It is also important to show your … [Read more...]

7 Essential Travel Tips For Moms With Babies {Guest Post}

When you have a baby at home, traveling seems like an impossible goal. Going on the average car trip used to be an easy task but now with one or more kids in tow, every trip out the door seems like a risk. While there's more than one way to make these trips low-stress, use these essential tips to get the most out of your trip.   1. Buy Disposable Onesies This is a great piece of advice if you're traveling with a 1-6 month baby. Cleaning up in the car is just as hard as it sounds. Save … [Read more...]

How to Mend Your Kids’ Bumps and Bruises without the Doctor {Guest Post}

Most kids are active, climbing, running and jumping all over the place. From time to time, a child will get a bump or bruise that stops all the fun. Instead of making a trip to the pediatrician's office for a minor issue, you can use these four steps to help your child feel better at home. Resting and Elevating the Affected Area Resting and elevating the affected area helps to slow down swelling. It also reduces the chances that your child will re-injure the area. Use a pillow to elevate … [Read more...]

A Sweet Giveaway – Anyonita Nibbles’ 7th Blog Birthday!

To celebrate Anyonita Nibbles's 7th blog birthday, I, along with 5 other fantastic food bloggers, will give you the chance to win $50 USD in cash paid via Paypal!! What would you do with $50 cash???? I'm so thankful to have teamed up with my blogging tribe to offer you this giveaway! Here's a little bit more about us and our blogs: Ronda is a family-friendly food blogger at Kitchen Dreaming, who can show you how to take the foods your family loves and make them quicker & easier to … [Read more...]

The Top Five Best Online Degrees for Single Parents {Guest Post}

Providing for a family can be a challenge in today's competitive market, but doing so as a single unit presents a unique set of challenges. Luckily, there are many online learning programs that cater to the single parent. These degrees offer flexible schedules and the opportunity to improve your earning potential for your family. Here are a few of the best online degrees on the market. Graphic Design Graphic design is a great route for any single parent with a knack for creative … [Read more...]

How to Help Your Kids Keep Their Minds and Bodies Healthy {Guest Post}

When raising kids, it's easy to get so focused on one area of improvement that you forget about the whole package. Here are just a few ways to boost your children's physical, mental and emotional health without leaving anything out. Make Fitness Fun If your child doesn't want to exercise, the problem is that the exercise isn't fun enough. You never hear a kid saying something like, "Gosh, I'd love to go swimming, but I'm afraid I'm just not fit enough." If the activity excites them, they'll … [Read more...]

10 Activities for a Single Mom to Pursue in Her Spare Time {Guest Post}

Image via: https://pixabay.com/en/baby-boy-caucasian-child-family-164897/ Single moms, how often have you heard yourself or your gal pals say, “But there’s just no time to do all that!” We thought about this a great deal and decided to list all the things that any single mom can do in a little bit of spare time when her toddler is asleep or at play. Single moms, you simply must make time for yourselves to have some fun, and do something to keep that chin up. Take a look at these 10 … [Read more...]

5 Tips For Single Moms Dealing With Troubled Kids {Guest Post}

Single parenting isn’t a job for the faint of heart. There’s no question that single moms love their children and would do it all over again for them. Although, there are times when being a single parent can feel like an impossible task. Single moms need to be everything, all of the time. Food, cleaning, work, child care, bath time, bedtime, single moms get it all done along with their own work. However, it can be incredibly hard when children hit a rocky phase in life. Growing from toddler … [Read more...]