How-To

When you have a child, how-to be a good mom is a always a question. Following a few simple steps and be the good mom for your kids.

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Why My Son is Bald | 6 Weeks with Alopecia Areata

I’ve put off this post for a while but today is the day. You may have wondered in the past month or so if...
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Organizing Tips for the New Year

Is organizing a challenge for you? I know it can be for me—especially with a kid. It always feels like I have the best...

Get your Health and Sexy Back with The Fitness Marshall

I personally think we should all rock our “mom bod” no matter what growing and birthing human beings has done to us. But man...
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6 Tips for Calming Your Storm-Frightened Child

I love thunderstorms. Wild, dark, rainy storms with loud cracks of thunder and bright flashes of lightening. I love thunderstorms like I love Disney...

Mastering the 5-Minute Mom Shower

You know the panic you feel when you wake up late and realize you only have 10 minutes to get ready in order to...
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Choosing Toys for an Infant-Toddler Household

I was recently asked for advice on choosing toys for a toddler when there is also an infant in the house. Interestingly, I wasn’t...
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Tooth Fairy 101

At my daughter’s most recent visit to the dentist, the hygienist informed her that she has a loose tooth. The kid was thrilled and...

3 Steps To Getting Your Child To Sleep on Vacation

I'm going to go out on a limb here, people - vacation with kids is hardly a vacation. Our family rents a beach...
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HA! What College Fund? How To Start Saving For Your Kid’s Future

Bank teller at drive through window: “I see you have a little baby! Have you set up a savings account for her yet? Gotta...
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Steps to Getting My Kids Out the Door—AKA Why I Never Leave the House

Why is leaving the house with kids so difficult? Step 1: Announce that it’s time to go. Tune out ensuing tantrums of not wanting to...

Shopping Cart Safety: A Safer Solution for Baby with Safe-Dock

Shopping Cart Safety: A Safer Solution for Baby with Safe-Dock This is a sponsored post.   When my babies were little, grocery shopping was always a...
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How to Meal Plan for Those of Us Who Can’t Even

My family eats out. A lot. I really don’t like cooking. Or cleaning up. Plus, I’m terrible at planning. But since we’ve moved from...