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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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...
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Community Service with Children

During the holidays, many of us take time to reflect on our lives and the things we’re grateful for. Whether we use a Turkey...
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Chainsmokers “Don’t Let Me Down” Parody – Please Just Lay Down

Chainsmokers “Don’t Let Me Down” Parody - Just Lay Down I don't care what type of parent you are, but if you have kids, you...
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The Power of Hugs

This post was sponsored by Huggies.A few weeks ago, I traveled to Chicago to attend an event as part of the Huggies Parent Council...
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Teaching Kids the History of Thanksgiving

Teaching history to young children can be a pretty thorny topic. (Columbus Day, anyone?) Even in the (many) years since I started school and...

Tips for Healthy Baby Teeth Care

This post is sponsored by MAM.Taking care of baby's teeth and oral care needs to start long before the baby's first tooth erupts. As...
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Organizing Hacks For The House

Is there anyone who couldn't benefit from some more organization around the house? If so, I'd love to meet them... then hire them to...