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.

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    11 Essential Self-Care Practices for Breastfeeding Moms

    Breastfeeding can be a wonderful experience for mother and child. As breastfeeding moms know, it can also be physically and emotionally exhausting. Integrating self-care practices during this time can help you avoid mom burnout while breastfeeding. I’ve breastfed four kids for…

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    Uplifting Books for Teens With Depression or Anxiety

    Depression in teens is on the rise in America. If your teen is one of the over 3 million who struggles with depression or anxiety (or both), they can use every opportunity to give themselves a mental boost. Negative thinking from…

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    Take the 7-Day Kindness Challenge for Families

    How do you teach your child the importance of kindness? Like most anything else—through practice and setting an example. Try a fun kindness challenge to get started! If you haven’t already, make sure to check out the Ultimate Guide to Raising…

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    Insider Tips for the Introverted Mom

    I have a secret… shhhh… I’m an introvert. How does a mom of four kids get by as an introvert with all the parties, school functions, and people constantly demanding attention? I’m here to share my best tips for succeeding as…

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    How Mindfulness Can Improve Your Life as a Mom

    Guest post by Samantha from Evidence-Based Mommy When you’re a parent, it’s easy to feel like you’re running from one crisis to the next. The oldest is running late for soccer practice, the toddler is hanging on your leg screaming because…

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    The Ultimate Guide to Raising Kind Kids

    If I had to choose one thing to define my success as a parent, it would be raising kids who are kind to others. When I look back years from now when my kids are grown, if I can see them…