8 Things You Need to Consider If You Have an Elderly Parent

At some point in our lives, many of us will have to tend to our aging parents.  During this time, a lot of time and effort will be involved to keep your family safe and happy.  You and your family can navigate this process with better ease if you carefully and clearly communicate with each […]

Why I Put My Kids To Bed At 7 Every Night + Brentwood Home Twin Mattress Giveaway!!

As a mother to four young children I can speak from experience when I say sleep begets sleep. What does this mean? In a nutshell, well-rested children sleep better, whereas sleep-deprived children often have a harder time sleeping well. I have found this to be true with all four of my children and while it […]

Teaching Finances: Credit Card Tips for Parents of Young Adults

Credit cards can either be incredible tools or something that should be avoided for those that don’t know what to do with it. Credit mistakes aren’t only costly, but can hurt your credit score and make it harder to establish a credit for loans and other big financial events in the future. Parents should teach […]

First Aid Kit Must Haves for Kids from Convenient Care Now

This is a sponsored post from Convenient Care Now.  All opinions are as always, 100% my own. This service is currently only available in New Jersey.  It is that time of year when everyone seems to be on the go.  From school events, to extra activities, sports games and more, we are all busy and […]

How To Find Your DREAM Job and LOVE What You Do!

I can vividly remember trying to “just pick” a career as a high school student. I chose to attend college my junior and senior years of high school in leu of high school through a program called post secondary education. It allowed me to basically skip my 11th and 12th years in high school and […]

Simple and Effective Fertility Tips To Help You Conceive

Conceiving can be difficult for some while some may get pregnant even in a few month. There are many for whom trying to conceive is a struggle. They try for years with the hope of getting pregnant but are unable to. There might be many reasons for the same and if you are unable to […]

Get Together Tonight: Simple Ways to Host a Teenager’s Game Night

Moms and dads get concerned for teens.  Many parents offer to serve as hosts to their son’s and daughter’s friends rather than have their teen out and about without supervision.  Therefore, a concerned parent will be interested in knowing how to serve host to teen game night.  It’s a great way to keep tabs on […]

How To Teach Your Kids To Entertain Themselves Using Creativity & Imagination!

Teaching children to entertain themselves has become a lost art. Nowadays kids are constantly over-scheduled and carted from one organized activity to the next. Time spent at home with nothing planned has become a rarity. When it does occur I often find that kids don’t know what to do with themselves. It’s SO important that […]

The Best Bottle That Mimics Breastfeeding! + HUGE $200 Giveaway!

As a busy mom of four little ones and a former OB nurse I can tell you a thing or two about breastfeeding and bottle feeding. There are hurdles and challenges that come with either form of feeding and today I’m going to share my tips for successfully switching between breast and bottle. The key […]

7 Tips to Enjoy the Beach with a Toddler

Summer is almost upon us, and if you’re like my family, day trips to the beach are one of the best ways to cool off and have a wonderful family day together! While spending a day at the beach is a ton of fun, when you have toddlers, a lot of preparation goes into making […]

Parenting for Today: Priceless Tips for Raising Addiction-Proof Kids

It’s every parent’s worst nightmare. They raise their children to be responsible adults, and instead the kids become addicted to drugs and alcohol. Here’s how savvy parents have prevented that from happening. Show Them What It’s Like Children need to understand what it is to be a child. They need to feel loved, no matter […]

Learning to Receive: Tips for Teaching Kids About Accepting Gifts Graciously

Accepting a gift with gratitude can actually be a form of giving in and of itself. Studies indicate that giving boosts mood and improves physical health, both to remarkable degrees. Thus, accepting a gift with gratitude is a great way to give the gift of giving. Unfortunately, children don’t intuitively understand this concept and can […]

Crawling Concerns: Safety Measures for Parents of Toddlers on the Move

You can’t wait to see them take their first step, yet they have to crawl before they walk, which means you need to be concerned now.  Before you grow worried about their ability to run into furniture, out of the door, or up and down the stairs, you need to take safety precautions to ensure […]

5 Reasons a Private Education Is Worth the Money

Not all parents can afford to send their children to private school, and for those who can, it may not seem worth the money. After all, depending on where you live, the public school system may be just as prestigious and challenging as the area’s best private institutions. There’s also the reality that when people […]

The College Crowd: Getting Along Famously With Your Roommate

What would you do if a very good friend of yours were to ask to move in with you? Usually, you would be alarmed. You wouldn’t know if it would work out, and you would worry about having any resulting tension spill over into your friendship.   How hard could it really be to share […]

Taking Care of Teens: 4 Times It Doesn’t Pay to Save Money

Being the parent of a teenager or teenagers can be a challenging time for everyone involved. As you and your teen maneuver the ever-changing landscape between childhood and adulthood, stress can be commonplace, but the opportunity to experience new richness from your relationship exists as well. There are many ways to usher your teen into […]

Make Your Own Mini PB&J Finger Foods Perfect For Toddlers Learning To Feed Themselves!

This year I have found myself in uncharted territory as a mom. I have four children, ages 1 1/2, 4 years, 5 years and 7 years old. My 4 year old has preschool all day, twice a week now which leaves me home 2 days a week with just my youngest child. That has given […]

What To Do When Your Baby Doesn’t Like Their Veggies!

Whether you are a seasoned mom of four children like I am or you just had your first baby, one thing that none of us can control is the reaction our baby will have to new foods. Will they love their veggies or hate them? Will they embrace new foods or turn away from them? […]