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

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“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

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?

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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

Traveling With Baby In Tow: Things You Need To Know Before You Go

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image source Many people avoid traveling with a baby, and to be honest, we understand why. As a parent, you want to keep your child safe, so taking them away from a comfortable home environment is a bit of a risk. Then there’s the embarrassment of baby threatening to bring the plane down through incessant crying, extra bags that need to be packed, and theRead Now

Tame Your Troubled Teens

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Pexels There is one part of raising children that very few parents look forward to – their kids becoming teenagers. This is largely down to the poor reputation that most teenagers have. When we think of teens, we often think of very moody and lazy individuals who often get up to a lot of mischief. But that doesn’t mean that your teens need to alwaysRead Now

5 Ways To Keep Kids Healthy Over the Holidays

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Hey Socialites! I hope y’all enjoyed the Thanksgiving Holiday! It was so nice being able to spend time with my family along with eating, laughing, and playing games! The only downside of our holiday is that Bella caught a really bad chest cold. 😢 While we were waiting at the Urgent Care, I began wondering why I hadn’t been diligently using my tried and trueRead Now

Top Tips Every New Mom Needs To Know

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Image Becoming a mother is the single biggest privilege we will ever experience in our lifetime, and from the moment our baby looks into our eyes for the first time, we have a new love which will last a lifetime. When it comes to motherhood, it can be incredibly intimidating being a new mom, and you will have people from every direction of your life givingRead Now