Parents often spend a lot of time second-guessing themselves about their decisions, rules and even their own behavior. They wonder if they’ve been too strict or not strict enough. They worry they are too focused on their careers and they’re missing out on precious moments they can’t get back.
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If there’s one common complaint parents have, it’s that our houses or apartments are too crowded and never clean enough. With babies or children in our households, our homes are filled with love – and stuff. So much stuff, you can’t seem to find a place to stash it all.
Holidays may be reason for celebration, but all that partying comes with a cost – someone needs to do all that baking, cleaning, shopping and wrapping. When you feel like you’re at the end of your rope this holiday season, here’s a few suggestions as to how you can recharge your batteries.
The holidays are coming up rapidly and there’s still a million things on your to-do list. Unless you can clone yourself before then, you don’t see how you’ll get it all done. So don’t – take some shortcuts and enjoy a much slower-paced holiday season this year.
It’s great you want to buy a child you love a gift they’ll always treasure. But the art of gift giving can be tricky, especially when there’s a child involved. You’ll need to consider her interests, age and what rules her parents have in the household. Here’s a quick rundown of what you should consider before buying the kid in your life their Christmas gifts.
It was so much easier when your child was a baby – he was confined to where you put him and he couldn’t stray from that on his own. But now that he has mastered the art of walking and is trying to scale every piece of furniture that looks remotely inviting, keeping him safe is so much harder.
If visions of sugar plums have been replaced in your head with visions of trips to the emergency room, you may want to review this toddler holiday safety checklist.
When it comes to the workplace, moms are valuable assets. We sometimes receive a bad rap for occasionally calling in sick to take care of our ill child, and there are times we can’t work late because of our child’s recital or important ball game. But when it comes to getting the job done, we are second to none.
We don’t give up and we don’t cut corners. Here’s five reasons why moms are rock stars at work.