Category: Guest Posts

How to Stay Healthy as a Busy Working Mom

How to Stay Healthy as a Busy Working Mom

  To say we are busy moms these days is an understatement. Between the demand to make the Pinterest perfect lunches for our kids, make sure our house is decorated like Joanna Gaines, squeezing in time for those squats and eating healthy, and oh ya that pesky thing called a job, it’s amazing we manage to sleep. While most of us don’t sleep much and run on coffee and sticky kisses, there are ways to help find balance. Because if we are honest with ourselves, we know that balance and finding time for ourselves is not only a much needed […]

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Reasons Why Your Child Should Eat Ginger

Reasons Why Your Child Should Eat Ginger

4 Reasons Why Your Kid Should Eat Ginger   Home remedies have been used as an alternative form of treatment for many ailments for generations. However, keep in mind, even though most natural alternatives are safe for your child to consume, some are too potent for them to be considered safe. This is why it’s so important only to use those that are regularly tested and have been proved effective due to scientific studies. For example, ginger is one of the most common home remedies that can be used to treat a number of health conditions. In fact, it has […]

Posted February 12, 2018 by Julie in Guest Posts, Health, / 4 Comments
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How to Keep Your Toddler Busy When It’s Too Cold to Go Outside

How to Keep Your Toddler Busy When It’s Too Cold to Go Outside

As a parent, winter break doesn’t feel like much of a break at all. But for parents of school-age kids, it’s a struggle that’s over in a matter of weeks. When you have toddlers and preschoolers, on the other hand, you have to find ways to keep them happy through to spring — which, when you’re in the depths of January, seems impossibly far away. But keeping your little ones entertained doesn’t have to mean bundling up to brave the cold or spending tons of money on outings. With technology, you can keep your young children entertained even when it’s […]

Posted February 8, 2018 by Julie in Guest Posts, Parenting, , / 0 Comments
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How To Stay Organized With A Household Binder

How To Stay Organized With A Household Binder

    We use it almost every day.  We know where to find it.  We love how it keeps us organized.  What am I talking about?!  Our Household Binder of course 🙂 We established our Household Binder about 6 years ago and haven’t looked back since.  How we stayed organized without it is a question that still goes unanswered.  It has become such an incredible resource and gets used almost daily.  It has certainly evolved throughout the years from category tabs to the size of the binder, those change as our family needs change.   How To Stay Organized with a […]

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5 Things Working Moms Can do for Stress Relief

5 Things Working Moms Can do for Stress Relief

  If you feel your home environment is a bit stressed out lately and your children find you worried and irritated mostly, it’s good to give yourself a way to check on your stress and get some relief.  Here are five mom stress-busting tips which can help you. See which one of these is good according to your needs. The great part is that some of these can be done with your children so they would get to learn some of your stress management skills too! 5 Things Working Moms Can Do For Best Stress Relief You have to learn what […]

Posted January 31, 2018 by Julie in Guest Posts, Health, Working Mom, / 3 Comments
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A Mother in India shares her Child Care Experience

A Mother in India shares her Child Care Experience

A typical Indian Bollywood movie would have to believe that Indian mother-in-laws and daughter-in-laws are forever at logger heads! While there is a grain of truth in there somewhere, most of the time it is as functional or as emotional as any other familial bond. Indian family systems Indian family system is a little different than an American or British one. We sometimes have two to three generations living together under the same roof. Eating from the same kitchen, communal bathrooms and cousins are sometimes even lumped together in the same bedrooms! Yes, it’s a madhouse at times and with so […]

Posted January 29, 2018 by Julie in Guest Posts, Parenting, / 0 Comments
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Some of the Worst Advice You Could Ever Get About Parenting

Some of the Worst Advice You Could Ever Get About Parenting

The Worst Advice You Could Ever Get About Parenting Raising children is the hardest job there is. And you’re getting advice everywhere. From your parents, your neighbor, the lady at the supermarket. Everyone seems to have advice about how you should raise your children. This is some of the worst advice you could ever get as a parent: Keep your baby on a strict schedule Many ‘experts,’ family members and possibly your barber will tell you that you should create a strict sleeping and feeding schedule for your little one. But they forget: babies can’t tell time. They can, however, […]

Posted January 22, 2018 by Julie in Guest Posts, Parenting, / 3 Comments
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How to Prevent Crying When Baby is Put Down

How to Prevent Crying When Baby is Put Down

For an already tired mother, dealing with a crying baby can be exhausting. If your baby cries when put down consistently, you’re probably ready to try nearly anything to break the habit. Luckily, there are plenty of tried and true options for dealing with a baby crying when put down, helping your child, and regaining your sanity in the process. Strategies for Dealing with a Crying Baby When Put Down Know You’re Not Alone It’s incredibly common for infants and toddlers to have a strong attachment to parents, especially mothers. Infants will need some time to feel comfortable with detaching […]

Posted January 18, 2018 by Julie in Guest Posts, Parenting, TopPosts, / 3 Comments
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How to Integrate Work, Marriage, and Motherhood for a Successful Multi-Paycheck Household

How to Integrate Work, Marriage, and Motherhood for a Successful Multi-Paycheck Household

How to Integrate Work, Marriage, and Motherhood for a Successful Multi-Paycheck Household As a woman, you are a multifaceted taskmaster. On any given day you wear the crown of a loving wife, doting mother, and successful career woman. All these are titles you would love to be associated with. The real trick is learning how to mix them all together. It is estimated that 65% of all mothers in the United States are part of the workforce. There is no sure-fire recipe to integrate work, marriage, and motherhood for a successful multi-paycheck household. But, there are a couple tips and […]

Posted January 15, 2018 by Julie in Guest Posts, Parenting, Working Mom, / 2 Comments
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The 7 Different Types of Parents: Which One are You?

The 7 Different Types of Parents: Which One are You?

Have you ever heard that voice inside your head saying that you’re a worthless parent? That you’re too soft or too strict, buying too much or working too much, involved too much or not involved enough? People parent their children differently. Some good, some bad, some not at all, but the bottom-line is, we all have our own soundtrack, our own styles when it comes to parenting. And our parenting style affects everything, from how kids feel about themselves to even how much they weigh. It’s important to ensure that your parenting style is supporting healthy child development — physically, […]

Posted January 8, 2018 by Julie in Guest Posts, Parenting, / 3 Comments
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