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The Correct Way to Deal with Toddler Tantrums

The Correct Way to Deal with Toddler Tantrums

They are nicknamed the Terrible Twos for a good reason; toddlers aged 18 months to three years can be difficult to parent as they navigate the world and their quest for independence. This often leads to a child throwing tantrums. Getting in the correct mindset for...

The Personal Crisis of Moms During the Pandemic

The Personal Crisis of Moms During the Pandemic

The memes posted on social media, the staggering number of women who left the workforce and a venting-hotline set up for moms by The New York Times showed just some of the unique problems that moms faced during the pandemic. As schools and businesses shut down,...

5 Small Parenting Mistakes

5 Small Parenting Mistakes

When starting a family and welcoming a new family member into the world, parenting is one skill you cannot afford to not have or ignore, and for a good reason. The ability to tend and care for a newborn and watch them grow into self-dependent people is phenomenal as...

How Fathers Can Chip In More at Home

How Fathers Can Chip In More at Home

As a married father, keeping your house clean should be as much your job as your wife's. Sadly, this is lost on a lot of men. Too many men still see most "domestic" chores as a woman's work, a notion that is not only horribly sexist but bad for any relationship. If...

How to Keep a Sleeping Baby Safe

How to Keep a Sleeping Baby Safe

When it comes to being a new parent, there are rarely any easy answers. No matter what you do, there will always be someone telling you that you should do it differently. It gets tiring, but we're happy to report that there is one sound piece of parenting advice that...

Understanding the Secret Stress of Being a Mom

Understanding the Secret Stress of Being a Mom

Many of motherhood’s challenges remain unseen and unacknowledged. Stay-at-home mothers give up careers and put their goals on hold to take care of their children. Working moms have to juggle both home and work responsibilities. In addition, there are societal...

Encouraging Children to Read

Encouraging Children to Read

Encouraging a child's love of reading begins at an early age. Many different popular and award-winning books are available and appropriate for a child's understanding from the age of infancy upward. Books may have an educational theme. Others are simply a source of...

How to Raise a Strong, Confident Daughter

How to Raise a Strong, Confident Daughter

Society doesn’t make it easy to raise strong, confident daughters. Our children face a constant barrage of harmful beauty standards and mixed messages. Girls should be leaders but not too bossy. They should be confident but not have a big ego. They shouldn’t be vain,...

COVID Vaccine and Children

COVID Vaccine and Children

Approximately one in four Americans may be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, but so far that only accounts for adults. As of right now, there is no COVID vaccine available for children under the age of 16, and people are wondering if there needs to be one. After all,...

The Best Educational Children’s Shows to Watch on Netflix

The Best Educational Children’s Shows to Watch on Netflix

At one time, PBS stations were the only option for finding educational TV shows. Today, a number of mainstream channels offer more choices. Individuals subscribing to Netflix find dozens of kid-appropriate series that also provide educational content while being...