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5 New Year’s Resolutions for Moms

2019 goals that will benefit your family, your partner, and yourself This will not be a post about losing weight or bullet journaling. We’re not concerned about Meatless Mondays, and we gave up on keeping a perfectly tidy house years ago. No, our New Year’s Resolutions for moms are small, tangible steps to creating a […]

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12 Creative Date Ideas for Parents

A positive relationship can be a strong foundation for a happy family, but after a while, “dating” just isn’t what it used to be. Often, we fall in love with our partners over the new exciting experiences that we shared together. Maybe we were learning about their interesting hobbies, or maybe we just had the […]

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Be In the Know With the Best Nanny Cams

When do you need a nanny cam? Looking for a bit of added peace of mind when you leave your children home with your nanny? Since we know that whole “eyes in the back of your head” thing isn’t a reality (though that would be nice!), a nanny cam may be your second-best option. But…

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Help! My Nanny Quit! How to Find a Nanny Quickly

When you arrived at work this morning, it was just another Wednesday. But when you arrived home this evening and your nanny gave her notice effective immediately, it became the Wednesday when everything was turned upside down. You graciously accepted your nanny’s resignation, because, well, that’s what you do as an employer. But your mind…

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How to Set Yourself Apart as a Sitter

Are you a babysitter? Do you want recurring and frequent jobs?  Do you want to come recommended by the parents you sit for? Then you need to learn how to set yourself apart as a sitter, because here’s the terrible truth: babysitters are a dime a dozen.  Just in my neighborhood alone, there are teenagers…

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What’s the right age to buy your kid a cell phone?

An age-old question! Okay, maybe a decade-old question…what is the right age to buy your kid a cell phone? Of course, there is never really a “right” age, only what’s right for your family. Nevertheless, it’s a complicated subject and unfortunately one of the few things you can’t really beg your mom for advice about. […]

Finding Out About Santa: Concerns and Advice for Reducing the Trauma

The day has come when your child has found out that Santa isn’t an actual person, or perhaps, has reached an age where you’d like to break it to them gently.  Here are some concerns other parents brought up as well as an option for telling them in a way that’s a little less traumatizing. […]

How to Keep Santa Secret and Pull Off a Magical Christmas

Ok, so if you DO want your kids to believe in Santa then you and your partner better be on the same page ‘cause this isn’t like a little thing. Being Santa requires dedication and enthusiasm! If you can’t muster the mental strength to perpetuate the charade, and answer point-blank questions without batting an eyelash, […]

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