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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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-DockThis 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...
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15 of Your Favorite First Birthday Party Ideas

It’s almost here! Time to start planning for the special day: The Big One—Baby’s First Birthday Party. We asked Baby Gizmo Facebook audience for...
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Learning to Read: A How-To Guide

I can’t remember what blog post I was reading a while back, but the author was talking about raising children and said something like,...
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Making Mom Friends

Are you one of those lucky moms who had a group of friends who all got pregnant and had kids around the same time?...
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8 Clever Toy Storage Ideas

Ah, toys. No matter how many promises you make about how few toys your child will own—you’re going to be a minimalist!—and no matter...
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Top 5 Baby Proofing Areas Minimalist and Extreme Parents Can Agree On

Babies are curious little beings, aren't they? As a parent, one of my biggest pleasures of the job is watching my baby discover new things...
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New Year’s Resolutions: How to Stay Focused

I know it’s only December but it’s never too early to start planning your New Year’s Resolutions, right? Maybe if I start planning sooner...
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How to Explain Santa to your Kids

Well, once a year, there’s this fat guy with a big beard and red pajamas that slides his way down your chimney and enters...
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First Tooth Pull with Nerf Bow and Arrow

First Tooth Pull with Nerf Bow and Arrow Ohhh...my baby lost his first tooth. Sure, he's 7 1/2 which is SUPER late in the world...