Three Tips for the First time Au Pair

You have decided to become an Au Pair in America.  This is a super exciting time, however, it can be a bit scary at the same time.  Au Pair in America programs are all over the place, however, how do you know what to do, who to trust and what is this crazy experience going to be? Au Pair programs allow people in the United States to host a person to help raise their children.  It can be a great way to learn about another person's cultures and teach the children another language … [Read more...]

Have Kids, Will Move: How to Make Family Moving Day a Snap

Most Americans move house at least once in their lives -- but that doesn't mean that it's always an event that goes smoothly. Not only are 80% of U.S. residents struggling with debt, which can make buying a new house and paying for a move more stressful, but there's a lot that can go wrong on moving day. That's especially true if you've got kids in tow. But just because you have little ones around doesn't mean you'll need to derail your plans or experience massive delays (and possible … [Read more...]

Simple Steps for Busy Parents to Do Mindful Parenting

As parents, we are all dealing with similar challenges. You need to wake up, ensure your family is well-fed, drop your kids to school, get back to the house, quickly prepare yourself, and ensure that you get to work on time. The point is, you have to work yourself off and ensure that your family gets everything they need and also, ensure that you spend enough time with your kids. Things get a bit challenging when you have a toddler or newborn, you have no babysitter, but then, you need to … [Read more...]

Ways How Coffee Is Mom’s Best Friend

They say that a girl's best friend is jewelry made of diamonds. Whereas man's best friend is a dog that he can play with and make a companion anytime, they need to take strolls or do a little playing. Similarly, mothers too have their best friend. This wasn't something intentional. Somehow, coffee just became a mother's best friend for these reasons; When the baby wakes you up in the unexpected hours It is quite stressful having that moment of the morning nap and then having your child … [Read more...]

How to Raise Successful and Healthy Children

Are you thinking of having children? Have you ever thought about how to raise your kids for them being successful in life? Today we will talk about the best way to educate the little ones so that they grow up knowing what they want in life and how to get it. Although life forms are changing from generation to generation, the family as a base, as a starting point towards the outside world is very important. The family as an "institution" is what gives us, in general, the necessary tools to … [Read more...]

How to Fit Your Studies Around Your Children

As a mom, running a busy household can take its toll, and when you factor in studying, trying to find the right balance between looking after the kids and education can be challenging. There are many moms who decide to go back into learning, whether it be to advance their career or gain new skills. Whether you’ve enrolled at a brick and mortar establishment, or you’re studying an online RN to FNP program, here are a few tips on how to study around having children. Schedule Study Time There … [Read more...]

Must-Have Items When Mom’s Two Hands Aren’t Enough

That little bundle of joy that was once taking up so much space in your belly is now taking up space in your arms. While holding your baby is one of the most wonderful feelings in the world, there are many times when you wish you had a third arm so that you can check things off your to-do list and still cuddle your little one. Believe it or not, there are some ways you can free up your hands when things need to get done. Here is a list of our 4 must-have items when your 2 hands aren’t … [Read more...]

5 Tips for Parents of Children in Rehabilitation

When an individual is dealing with addiction, it becomes a difficult situation for all their loved ones. If your child is battling addiction, you may be wondering how to best support them through this trying time in their life. Don’t give up hope! Many people successfully beat addiction and having the support of the family makes a huge difference. Below are some tips to help you during this difficult time. Find Support for Yourself To help your child, it is important to find your own … [Read more...]