Category: Guest Posts

8 Women’s Health Issues That Can Actually Be Caused by Stress

8 Women’s Health Issues That Can Actually Be Caused by Stress

8 Women’s Health Issues Caused by Stress   At some point, everyone has had to go through stress. However, when it becomes persistent and gets to chronic levels, it not only makes you feel awful emotionally but can also bring about various health problems to both men and women. According to several research studies, stress causes a number of health problems by increasing the risk of such conditions as obesity, diabetes, depression, asthma, gastrointestinal problems and heart disease among others. Such conditions can, however, be eradicated by following simple stress relief strategies suggested by medical experts. The following is a […]

Posted September 19, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Health, / 0 Comments
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Coffee: The Morning Life Saver for Moms

Coffee: The Morning Life Saver for Moms

Why Coffee is the Morning Life Saver for Moms   Coffee is a morning lifesaver for busy moms.  So many of us can’t imagine starting off your day without a caffeine intake.  Perhaps it’s the baby that kept you up all night, or you’re waking up early trying to get the kids ready for school, or it’s the lack of sleep from our never-ending to-do list. Exhaustion can creep up quickly.   In fact, being tired is part of our normal lives.  Coffee is something many of us look forward to; the smell, the taste, and the sound of brewing […]

Posted September 12, 2017 by Julie in Food, Guest Posts, / 0 Comments
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Back to Preschool: Getting your Kids Ready

Back to Preschool: Getting your Kids Ready

      From summer camp to trips to the family cottage, to stops at the community swimming pool, there are lots of activities to keep your preschool-aged children busy during the summer break. But as the days get shorter and the sun sets sooner, you and the kids will come to realize that the start of another school year is afoot. And this means that there are certain things you can – and should – do to ensure that your kids are ready to kick off preschool without a hitch. What follows are some tips that you can use […]

Posted September 7, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Parenting, , / 0 Comments
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Why this Mom Can’t Wait for Maternity Leave to End

Why this Mom Can’t Wait for Maternity Leave to End

  Why I Can’t Wait for my Maternity Leave to End Becoming a mother was one of the most incredible moments of my life. I mean, Superman may be able to fly and Spider-Man may be able to shoot webs from his hands, but me? I make people – that’s my superpower! I’ve come to realize over the course of my maternity leave with my little one that while I have made this incredible, beautiful, sometimes stinky little person, I don’t have to stop being me. And the part of me that remembers what it was like to not smell […]

Posted September 5, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Working Mom, / 1 Comment
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How to Stay Healthy in Your Hectic Schedule

How to Stay Healthy in Your Hectic Schedule

  Stay Healthy in Your Hectic Schedule   People tend to have a hectic schedule and busy life. It sometimes gets challenging to stay healthy in our hectic life so here are a few tips that will help you out in staying healthy and fit.   Fall in love with fruit bowls If you want to stay healthy and maintain a good lifestyle, be friends with fruit bowls. Try different fruits that you have never tried before. Fruits are instant, you don’t have to cook them, and they taste great and are easy to carry around. They are a rich source of […]

Posted August 28, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Health, / 1 Comment
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How to Thaw Breast Milk

How to Thaw Breast Milk

  8 Tips on How to Thaw Breast Milk Being a working mom is not something easy nowadays. In fact, your mission becomes more tough and challenging. And in the case of breastfeeding, working moms choose to combine direct breastfeeding and breast pumping. So, you tend to pump and feed your baby from a bottle. Consequently, you are going to freeze some of the pumped milk for later consumption. Now, your baby is hungry and you are going to defrost some of the frozen milk. Our friends from Breastfeedo provide us some Q & A about the breast milk thawing […]

Posted August 25, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Parenting, / 0 Comments
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5 First Birthday Themes for Fall

5 First Birthday Themes for Fall

Thanks Basic Invite for sponsoring this conversation.     Themed parties are all the craze these days, and summer babies seem to get all the fun with their options for pool parties and back yard Barbecues. Fall babies make parents have to be a little bit more creative with theme ideas because weather can be unpredictable, and sometimes cute, pastel bunnies feel out of place while the crisp autumn breeze blows leaves off the trees around you. To help all you fall baby parents out I’ve teamed up with Basic Invite to bring you Five First Birthday Themes for Fall. […]

Posted August 24, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Parenting, Sponsored, / 1 Comment
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Parenthood is hard: Sacrifices that parents have to make

Parenthood is hard: Sacrifices that parents have to make

  It’s OK to admit it. Moms and dads all over the world, take a deep breath and say it out loud: Parenthood is both demanding and disappointing. Yes, we love our children. Yes, we want to be the best parents we can. But, it’s time to come to terms with the fact that parenting isn’t at all what we expected. A recent study reveals that most parents feel like they’re not as happy as they were before becoming parents. Of the 2,016 parents who were surveyed, only 30% said they were happier or had the same level of happiness […]

Posted August 21, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Parenting, / 1 Comment
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Couch Kid? 5 Ways to Motivate an Inactive Child

Couch Kid? 5 Ways to Motivate an Inactive Child

        Kids who exercise on a regular basis will carry these habits with them into adulthood and live healthier lives. Staying active can also help children strengthen their muscles, control their weight, reduce their risk of developing serious health conditions, and sleep better at night. Active kids also tend to perform better in school and have higher self-esteem than inactive kids. Unfortunately, many children prefer sitting on the couch and watching TV or playing video games more than getting the physical exercise they need to stay healthy. If your child is a couch potato, here are five […]

Posted August 14, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Parenting, / 0 Comments
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5 Kid-Friendly Drinks for Summer

5 Kid-Friendly Drinks for Summer

5 Kid-Friendly Drinks Now that summer’s in full swing, it’s time to relax by the pool with a cold drink in hand. If you’ve got kids, though, they might want to join on the fun or even steal a sip from you. With that in mind, here are five kid-friendly drinks you can make that are safe for the whole family to enjoy. Shirley Temple This popular drink is named after the child star of the same name (though she personally had nothing to do with its creation despite rumors). With the appearance of a normal cocktail but without any […]

Posted August 10, 2017 by Julie in Food, Guest Posts, / 2 Comments
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