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As an eco-conscious parent, you want your baby to use green products. However, it’s not easy “going green”. Much of the green marketplace has fallen victim to “greenwashing,” which is when companies claim that their products are eco-conscious even...
Parenting is easy. Would you dare say that? Would you dare say parenting is easy when you only have one child? Or are raising one child at a time? You probably won't have the sanity to say that it's...
It's another year and for sure, many baby boys will be born this year. One of the hardest parts in preparing for a baby is agreeing on a name. Sometimes parents wait until the birth before they decide. In case...
So, we did names for boys already, and we enjoyed the heck out of it. Now, we're going to sum up the top baby names for girls this year. This list will be filled with dainty, elegant and feminine names...
Pregnancy Art? I have never heard of such a thing until I saw it on some of my friend's IG newsfeed. It would be an understatement if I said I was not beyond mesmerized by how beautiful it can...
Birth photos are one of my favorite photos to look at. There's nothing more touching than a baby being born into this world. And, what's even better is we can document the entire life-changing event now. Many parents choose to...
Many people say marriage is the end of a life of freedom and the beginning of a life where you have to consider the other person all the time. Some people say it's the beginning of a happy life...
Friends. You can't stand them, but you also can't live without them. Adults know exactly how important having friends is. What we don't want to admit is how hey are capable of also crushing one's dream, self-esteem, and trust...
Many times have I heard from my married friends how their date nights have been getting so routine and predictable. There was no element of surprise or too common already. In all honesty, that will really happen at some...
Every mother needs a moms' night whether it be a night in or out. We just need to get away for a few hours, not think about being a mother and just have fun with other moms who are...
We've heard of restaurant kits. Many moms have lived by this necessity especially when they're dining out with kids. Nobody likes to sit beside a table with a screaming or misbehaving kid. You'll get nasty glances even though it's...
how do you deal with a whining kid? It's one thing to handle it at home. You can just simply discipline them without the scrutiny of the public eye. What then if you're in the mall, getting groceries or...
While kids simply adore the holiday season, parents don’t usually share the same joy. Well, entertaining your kids during the holidays really isn’t the easiest thing to do, especially if the kids are known for getting bored pretty fast....
Bullying has been a disease in our younger generations. Many teenagers have taken their lives for the reason of being bullied. Though it may not hurt physically, it destroys you from the inside out. It crushes your spirit, stomps...
Winter is essentially fun especially if you have friends or siblings to play in it with. Snowball fights, sledding, and building snowmen are only a few of the fun activities during the winter season. Your kids will barely be...
I remember when my sisters and I were younger, our mom used to have a chore chart on our kitchen wall. In our culture, it was very common for households to have a house help to do all the...
The year 2004 was a milestone one. Facebook was born and the journey to connect people around the world began. It wasn't until few years later when  it was declared the number one social media platform and shortly after...
One of the most stressful times of being a parent is when your child is sick. They're irritable, hard to please but most of all, it's hard for us to see them in pain. We don't want any harm...
You would never expect a kid to have a full time paying job, right? Kids would be outside, playing in the dirt and running around. Well, at least that's how it used to be until iPads, game consoles and...
Bath time is bath time for kids. In retrospect, you would probably agree when I say that there are times kids seem to have a fear of baths the way dogs do. They run around the house screaming and...
There's no denying how much school papers your kids are going to get over the first several years. They will differ from artwork, their first A or certificates of recognition. During the first couple of years, your fridge will be...
When your child reaches the super active age of 18 months, their physical state isn't the only thing that's heightened. Their comprehension is also starting to develop. They start to recognize sounds, are able to copy them among other...
Newborn photography is a hard endeavor. The results look great but behind those great photos were several failures, lots of crying and lots of retakes. Hopefully, there were no broken cameras or other equipment. In all honesty, I've always wondered...
Kids and chores don't technically go hand in hand. In fact, they are like magnets of the same charge that won't ever seem to match up. For parents, asking kids to do their chores is harder than training the...
Halloween is fast approaching and every parent knows that this is the most anticipated holiday aside from Christmas by their children. And it's totally understandable! I mean, what would be better than receiving gifts on Christmas? I'll tell you...
So, you may not think that your baby bump is the least flattering part of your body right now. Also, I bet that a maternity photo shoot is the last thing you'd want to do right now. But, don't let...
Parents with toddlers spend a huge amount of time counting to three. “One. Two. Three.” Sound familiar? Other than setting yourself up for failure, the age-old ‘counting to three’ trick has become little more than a catchphrase that your...
What's your family like? Did you grow up in a home with strict rules or high expectations? Did you grow up in one that lets you explore the world and find yourself? Would you say you grew up in...
There are so many baby products to choose from when you start shopping in preparation for your new baby. Figuring out which sheets, stroller, bottles, and other thingy-ma-jigs would be best for your baby is as difficult as a...
Even though you can't put a price on the wonderful feeling when you become a parent, every parent would want to know how much does it cost to raise a child before getting into a lifetime commitment. From birth to...
Adoption agencies are designed to make the whole complicated process of adoption a smooth ride, but with so many to choose from how do you know which is is right for you? How do you know what to ask...
Ahhh! Your baby is coming! You and your friends are planning one heck of a baby shower. But, what do you wear? Of course, you'd want to be fabulously dressed for this very special and important day. It's too mainstream just...
Pregnancy for most moms means daily struggle with finding the nearest toilet, terribly missing the sight of feet which are buried under the belly and catching a breath every time you walk up few stairs. You count every single day...
If you just started with breastfeeding your baby, you realized one thing - it's not as easy as everyone tells you. One thing is to get the baby to latch on properly and the second one is to make sure...
We all know kids love to play, but do you know how important it actually is? Child's play may be simple as 1-2-3, but what we do know but don't think of is the benefits it has to our kids. What...
If you've watched the movie or read the novel itself, you'd know that Cheaper By the Dozen is a heartfelt narration of what a mom of multitudes goes through on a daily basis. There's not much room for sleep, quality...
A mother I know once told me that breast milk is more precious than honey. I think she is absolutely right. It is more precious than honey because of how it's produced, what it does to the consumer and how...
If you are a generation X mum like myself, you too are probably appalled by the obsession our kids have with gadgets these days. While, admittedly, there are some great things to pick up along the way (various learning...
Entertaining 2 year old? Easy! Throw them outside, let them collect rocks, water plants, move around boxes in garage and pretty much anything that picks there interest and gives you 5 minutes to breath and relax. But what if that's...
You were woken up at 5am Where better to start this rant than the ungodly hour you were abruptly woken up this morning. As any great mother will tell you, your kids are the reason you wake up every morning. Really freakin'...
How do you teach a creature that has no comprehensible communication skills or cannot process words to use the potty? How do you know when it's the right moment to start? Will your child cope and will you survive without your...
Single moms are a great catch when it comes to finding a life partner. Well, not always but a good portion is positive. And, like in everything in this world, there is a good, a bad and an ugly side...
When is the last time you saw your placenta? At birth? Quite natural, same for me. But can you imagine that the remains of your placenta will be sitting in your living room or growing in your garden? If you...
A babysitter might be a stranger to your family at the start. Whether they may come from an agency, a recommendation from a friend or a random ad you picked up from the paper. When they start with you, they...
Welcome to the new world of parents! You have now begun your life raising journey. Were you prepared mentally when you decided to enter the unknown world? I'm sure you did your best to get ready and look forward to...
We all know how much attention baby milestones get. But what about us, moms? Shouldn't we celebrate our first times? Like the first time you leave house in something else than sweatpants, the first time you don't have to wipe any breast...
Summer is here and it's the perfect season to get your kids to enjoy the great outdoors. In this day and age where technology and the internet have rampantly taken over our kids' lives even as early as their toddler...
It's never easy to put a firm foot down and discipline a child. As parents, we have no other choice but to do so. Then come times when we question our worth as parents especially when our methods are rejected by...
Has your mind ever wondered how women in the past predicted when they’re going to pop that bun out of the oven without a due date calculator? I can hear your mind going, “Huh. Didn’t think of that.” It’s certainly piqued...
Parents are not perfect intellectual beings. They can say pretty stupid things, too. They won't admit it but I'm sure you recall one time or a few where they have said something so stupid, it's hilarious. And if you called them...

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