The Unscripted: Advice From a Devoted Father

The Unscripted: Advice From a Devoted Father

It is in the unscripted, improvisational, often inconvenient slices of life that can be the most memorable. Click to read this powerful story of a father’s unscripted moment with his daughter, and be encouraged on your parenting journey to take his advice and pay attention to the unscripted moments!

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Everything You Need to Know About the Elk Grove Aquatics Center

Everything You Need to Know About the Elk Grove Aquatics Center

We recently went to the new aquatics center in Elk Grove, California and while we had a really great time, piecing the information together that we needed wasn’t exactly easy. The CSD website is very informative but it requires lots of clicking around to get all the information you need. So, I have decided to put it all here in one place for you. Click to find out about the costs, hours and activities!

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50 Fun Summer Activities for Kids

50 Fun Summer Activities for Kids

Summer is an exciting time for kids but it can be a little stressful for moms. Even if you’re not pulling your hair out with having your kids around 24/7, you may be wracking your brain for some fun activities to do that your kids will love. I have made a list of 50 activities you can do with your kids in the summer. Many you can do at home or locally. There are also several ideas to include friends, extended family and neighbors. Make this summer a memorable one with a few of these ideas, click to read now!

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How to Deal With Anxiety as a Mom

How to Deal With Anxiety as a Mom

Motherhood is overwhelming and can come with a lot of cause to worry or be anxious. Find out more about what anxiety and anxiety disorder is, the steps to help anxiety and how to help a child that may have anxiety, too.

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Simple Ways To Make a Single Mom's Mother's Day Extra Special

 Simple Ways To Make a Single Mom's Mother's Day Extra Special

Chances are, the majority of single moms will not have the same celebratory experience on Mother’s Day that many moms with partners will have.

She probably won't get breakfast in bed, flowers or even a gift. (And if she has very young kids, she won’t even get a homemade gift from school!) It's not likely that she'll get the afternoon off to have some "me" time, given a sweet card of gratitude and some may not even hear the words “Happy Mother’s Day”.

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When Anxiety Attacks: Skills to Help You Cope

When Anxiety Attacks: Skills to Help You Cope

Anxiety can seem bigger than life when you are facing it and it can seem suffocating. But there are many tools you can use to manage and even keep anxiety away. Click to learn the skills that have helped me cope with anxiety and panic attacks for years! 

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12 Things to do When You're Totally Stressed Out

12 Things to do When You're Totally Stressed Out

Stress is not a stranger to most of us but some people handle it better than others. It took me several years to learn how to manage my stress better and, in some ways, I'm still a work in progress (hello, stress eating). I have really had to be mindful of my stress level and actively work to keep calm and carry on. Since I know I'm not the only totally stressed out mama, I thought I'd share a few tips with you on what to do when you're experiencing stress. 

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Body Safety Tips Every Toddler Mom Needs to Know

Body Safety Tips Every Toddler Mom Needs to Know

Just like any other type of safety (water safety, kitchen safety, etc.), body safety is basically the boundaries and guidelines we set in place to keep us safe and prevent an incident as much as it is within our control. As moms, it is our job to also set these guidelines up for our children to help keep them safe. 

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Clear That Clutter – These 50 Marie Kondo Quotes Will Motivate You

Clear That Clutter – These 50 Marie Kondo Quotes Will Motivate You

To KonMari or not to KonMari? Well, if a cluttered and unorganized home is giving you stress or affecting your everyday life, it’s time to get your home under control and to mix up your monotonous cleaning and tidying schedules with some expert advice from Marie Kondo’s “Magic of Tidying Up.”

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