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9 Stress-Busting Techniques for a Healthy Mind and Body

Everyone deals with stress at one time or another in their life. That’s why I’m thankful for this guest post from Mianna K about stress-busting techniques. 9 Stress-Busting Techniques for a Healthy Mind and Body It’s impossible to avoid stress in our lives, but there are ways to deal with it so that it doesn’t… Read More »

Stress-Relief Activities That Families Can Do

Today’s family lives a hectic lifestyle. School, work, extracurricular activities, play dates… The days are filled with so many activities and there’s often little time left to sit back, relax, and enjoy some quality time together with these Stress-Relief Activities. NOTE: This post about Stress-Relief Activities is a Guest Post by Hilary Smith. Her bio… Read More »

Digital Detox – Help Your Kids Strike a Balance Between Screens

Many kids are hooked to their digital devices to include smartphones, laptops, tablets and smart televisions. This is a generation that has been raised with technology so there’s no wonder why it has such an important part of their lives. However, parents should be mindful of the addictive nature of too much screen time. Here… Read More »

Help Your Kid Make Sense of the News

This guest post about how to help your kid make sense of the news is by Amy – @AmyKWilliams1 There is an old saying that “no news is good news”. Today, that adage still appears to rings true. It often seems that as soon as we turn on our televisions, radios, computers, or Smartphones our… Read More »

What Parents Need to Know About BurnNote

  We have all said or done things we wish would disappear. Whether it was in a fit of rage or we spilled a secret, we have all had remorse at one time or another. Today, there is an app that erases or “burns” all of our messages after they are viewed. This app’s moniker?… Read More »

(Guest Post) Beware: Dog in the House

(c) Flickr User Clay Larsen Dogs are wonderful companions to those with children or those who live alone but don’t want to be lonely. They can be the bonding link in a family, a way to test one’s ability to care for others, or added protection from both human and animal intruders. It’s a good… Read More »

(Ontario) Guest Post: 5 Things to Do in Toronto Before You Die

photo by Oceanik via PhotoRee If you’re visiting Toronto and you fear that your life is likely to end soon, you need to make sure you go out with a bang. Visiting Toronto’s Textile Museum of Canada – as well-regarded as it is – is not the way you want to go out. Instead, you… Read More »

Guest Post: 10 Ways To Make Money as a Stay-at-Home Mom

The following is a guest post by Randall Davidson of Audio Transcription. Although the economy is slowly starting to turn around, millions of people across the country are still out of work and struggling financially. Many stay-at-home moms are facing the difficult choice between being at home to raise their children and returning to work… Read More »

Guest Post: The Reasons Why Babies Cry and Tips On How to Soothe Them

It’s normal for babies to cry. It helps them develop their lungs and it is the only way they have of communicating. Some babies cry more than others. Some perfectly healthy babies can have daily crying spells that last a couple of hours, particularly during the first five months of their lives. For parents it… Read More »

Guest Post: Decorating When You’ve Got Kids

Some people believe that a beautiful home and a child (or more!) can’t exist harmoniously together.  As precious as our children are to us, we realize that they are also messy, lively, curious people and setting our treasures among them can feel like the equivalent of hanging a chandelier in a monkey cage. © Flickr… Read More »