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.

  • Indoor Climbing Toys for Toddlers With Endless Energy

    If your toddler is anything like mine, they are full of energy practically every waking moment. Sometimes I feel like a human jungle gym for my toddler to climb on. Our couch has become a toddler trampoline and launching pad—watch out…

  • 9 Overlooked Advantages of Having a Big Family

    I wouldn’t say that having three or more kids is easy, but there are many advantages of having a big family. I think some of these can go overlooked when people gape and gasp at the gaggle of children you have.…

  • Depressed teen looking out a window

    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…

  • 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…