How to Effectively Co-parent a Child With Your Ex

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*Hi Socialites! Every now and then I accept contributed posts that are not quite the typical subject matter for my blog, but that I think will have value or be of interest to my readers! Enjoy this post!* Image by Denise Husted from Pixabay You want your kids to be healthy and happy, and you want to do what is best for them. Raising kidsRead Now

Tips to Reduce Stress as a Parent

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Image credit – Pexels When you have a kid, there isn’t a moment in your life where you will be completely carefree again. The ability you had before babies to kick back by the side of the pool, cocktail in hand and completely switch off from the world? Well, those days are gone. Now, even if you are by the pool, theoretically relaxing, you’ll stillRead Now

What No One Tells You About Raising A Threenager


“I can do it myself.” “I want [insert random demand] right now!” “NO! Don’t wanna!”  WHAT in the WORLD has happened to my totally calm and angelic toddler???!!! I used to wake up to the sounds of her sweet little voice chirping, bird-like, in the mornings, and now I’m awakened by a bossy, demanding…little…person…who does not hesitate to let me know when she is unpleased. Read Now

Why You Need A Reading Room + How To Set It Up!

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Pexels You wouldn’t necessarily consider a reading room to be one of those vital extensions to a property. But while it can seem like some sort of a luxury, the right reading room can add so much to her house, whether it’s in your attic, or you’ve got a spare room that’s desperate for a makeover, the right reading room can do wonders. You mayRead Now

Our Journey With Multiple Sclerosis


When my husband Raymond and I got married in 2011, we were just like every other couple: Caught up in the joy of our fairy tale wedding day, excited to embark on our God destined lifetime together, and ready to take on the world hand in hand! We had planned for everything…we had jobs, a 5 year plan, and even a little money stashed awayRead Now

Bella Loves Her Step2 Great Gourmet Kitchen!

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Step2 Great Gourmet Kitchen

Hi Socialites! My baby girl is 3 years old!!! Where has the time gone? *sobbing and wailing* Ok, now that that’s over, I wanted to share with y’all the birthday gift that put my talkative toddler into such a state of shock that she literally had no words: The Step2 Great Gourmet Kitchen!   A Little Back Story Sometime when Bella was still 1, theRead Now

How To Be Yourself As Well As An Awesome Mom

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Image Motherhood is one of the most intense experiences a woman can have. The love you feel for your child is unlike anything you have been through in your short time on this earth. Whatever they want, moms do their best to provide for their children even if it means sacrificing their dreams. However, investing everything in your kids is going to leave a voidRead Now

What Do You Need To Do To Keep Your Child Safe?


Having children is one of the most wonderful things in life. But, it can also bring a lot of worry and stress about how to keep them safe. There are many things you likely think that you should be doing in order to keep your child as safe as possible, and you’re probably right. Below, we have come up with three things that you shouldRead Now

Homeocracy: Giving The Kids A Fair Say At Home

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Image Credit If you were to look into most homes from the perspective of a child, the whole regime would feel much more like a dictatorship than a democracy. Parents get to decide when and what is eaten, what is on the TV, and even how long the kids are allowed to stay up for, making a lot of kids feel trapped when they areRead Now

9 Rules For A Successful Family Road Trip

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When you are planning your family vacation, you are likely to get input from older kids about what they want to do, and any family vacation should have an element of fun, and element of education, and it should be easy for the parent to manage. No one wants to be so stressed out by their vacation that they need to book another vacation toRead Now