I am honored to feature another post today from Sidney Young from Need Organizing? She is a “regular” on my blog because I love her down-to-earth common sense ways to combat clutter and keep your home organized! I know you will love this article from her too! Here is Sidney’s: "The Best Guide to View Post
5 Important Things Every New Medical Mom Should Do
New Medical Moms, Listen Up! I am the mother of four boys ages 8 and younger. One of our little ones is medically complex and was diagnosed a few days after his text-book-delivery via scheduled c-section. He spent the first two months fighting for his life in the PICU, in a medically induced coma View Post
Hurricane Preparation and Safety! Everything You Need to Know!
Hurricane Preparation and Hurricane Safety! If you lived in the South during the 2004 and 2005 hurricane seasons you already know more than you ever cared to about hurricanes, how to prepare and the damage they leave behind. In case you are new to the area or just need a reminder, this is a View Post
The Benefits of Being Present in Your Marriage
Today's article is a guest post! Marissa is a licensed Mental Health Counselor who specialized in couple's counseling and child development before starting her own family. She has been published in many academic journals and magazines. We run ourselves ragged these days, and frankly, View Post
5 Fun and Easy Ways for Busy Families to Connect
Today's post is a guest submission from Patricia Dimick. She has written a number of articles for me. Her articles are always timely and well-received. With such busy schedules, families spend too little quality time together these days. From school and tutoring time to extracurricular View Post
Through Knowledge Comes Power: Sex Education for Young Kids
"Through Knowledge Comes Power: Sex Education for Young Kids" a guest post by Bel Messer. Now we aren’t speaking about puberty or adolescence here. I am simply suggesting that we educate our young kids from 5 years in an age appropriate fashion. Believe it or not, "how babies are made" is a common View Post
Life with Twins! Your Guide to (twice the) Happiness and Sanity
Twins! Twice the excitement, the enjoyment, the diapers, the sleepless hours and unsolicited advice. If you are expecting or have twins, you have heard all the comments from (well-meaning) strangers, relatives and your mother-in-law! I figured that you might be tired of hearing the same commentary View Post
Find the Perfect Stroller! Read This Before You Shop!
For most new parents, strollers are an essential piece of baby equipment. However, much like all the types of car seats, the array of stroller options can be overwhelming. New parents will need to do research before picking a stroller best suited to their unique situation. This is a guest post View Post
Ten ways to Help a New Mom (Visiting Is NOT One of Them!)
As a new mom your emotions are running high and your energy is at an all time low. While you want to show off your precious bundle, you may have older kids at home adjusting to the new dynamics, you are recovering from labor and/ or surgery and quite frankly - having a parade of (well-meaning) loved View Post
How to Raise Your Kids to be Bilingual
I know that raising bilingual kids is fun, because I did it – with raging success! I was that child that grew up bilingual! My fondest childhood memories are from activities we did to keep the legacy of our two cultures alive. The two countries are Denmark and the United States, my native tongues View Post
Why I Like My Boss WAY Better Than My Toddler
I recently came home from a long day at the office. I had missed my family something fierce - as I do every day. Being a working mother IS hard - regardless of how much you like your career and ADORE your job! As with anything hard in life, we have to find some positive attributes to make them seem View Post
Keep Your Nanny And Babysitter Happy!
I recently wrote an article about our interview process for hiring babysitters and nannies. It is really true what they say: “good help IS hard to find!” Once you have found a good caregiver for your children you will want to keep your nanny and babysitter happy! - cling on to them like only a View Post
Hire the Best Babysitters! Use this Proven 8 Step Process!
As parents we fret over every decision we make for our children, and childcare is no exception. Who do we trust to watch our children when we cannot be there?! Regardless whether we need help daily or occasionally, all day long or for a few hours, leaving our children in the care of someone other View Post