Parenting

If parenting is your life's work, make it great. Resources and tips for being the parent you want to be and helping to overcome everyday challenges of raising children.

  • Mom Triumphs: Surprise Baby for Older Mom

    I love how Carla owns being an older mom, even though she’s not that old by today’s standards! Her story shows us what can happen when we embrace the unexpected. She’s real about all the feelings, struggles, and joys that come…

  • Having 4 Kids: What It’s Really Like

    Are you on the cusp of a major life change and wondering what having 4 kids might be like? Or maybe you’re just curious what it’s like for a friend or neighbor who seems to have their hands impossibly full. I’m…

  • What It’s Like Starting a Family While Living Abroad

    Guest post by LaShawn at The Yokohama Life Back in 2010 I graduated from university and entered the job market during the worst economic recession to hit the US in recent history. Jobs were scarce, and the few that were available…

  • Minimalist Nursery Ideas (Gender-Neutral Too!)

    I have a confession to make: the minimalist nursery we created for our baby is my favorite room in the house. We’ve renovated our kitchen and had our living room designed by an interior designer, but it’s my youngest child’s minimalist…