How To Make Child Custody Modifications If Your Ex-Spouse Suffered An Injury 

When a divorced couple shares custody of their children, unexpected life events can necessitate modifications to existing custody arrangements. If your ex-spouse has suffered an injury that impacts their ability to care for the children, it may be necessary to seek modifications to the child custody agreement to ensure the continued well-being of the children. In this article, we'll discuss the steps involved in making child custody modifications … [Read more...]

Here’s Why You Should Keep Working After Kids

Your working life and your family life do not have to be in conflict. If there's one thing that parents often get wrong, it's that they believe that their careers and their life outside of their children is over once they have them. But that's just not the case. Having children is an adventure, but that doesn't mean that your career or your aspirations have to cease. In fact, there are plenty of arguments as to why you should continue your … [Read more...]

7 Strategies and Tips for Parents of Kids with Reading Difficulties

Finding out that your child struggles with reading may be frightening for parents. Nonetheless, it's critical to keep in mind that each kid learns at their own speed and may overcome reading challenges with the correct assistance and tactics. Today, we'll look at seven practical methods and suggestions that parents may use to assist their kids develop literacy skills and a love of reading. Early Intervention is Key: Early detection of … [Read more...]

The Mark of Maturity for Teens: Getting Along With Parents

There are no written tests that determine when you've reached a full-blown adult maturity level. Instead, society offers several interim-type assessments that parents use to measure how a child's development is proceeding. For many adolescents, the final milestone along the long road to adulthood is understanding their parents. Part of that process is discovering that parenting is a massive responsibility that includes physical, emotional, … [Read more...]

Benefits of Kids Playing Video Games

It is a common assumption that all video games are bad, or violent and that the number of hours that children play games should be reduced.  Image credit  However, playing video games is not all bad and they have become a normal part of a children’s life. There are many benefits to children regularly playing video games that are neglected, whether they play on gaming laptops, a Nintendo, or PlayStation, including building key skills and … [Read more...]

Make Parenting Less Stressful

Being a parent is one of the most stressful responsibilities in the world, but the reward makes the time and effort well worth it! It doesn’t have to be all stress, especially not in this day and age, and there’s a lot you can do to help alleviate the stress without letting your kids out of sight! There’s no way to remove all stress from parenting, but there are steps you can take that can help lift some of the stress from life, so you can … [Read more...]

Why Being a Supermom Isn’t Something You Should Aim for

Are you the type of mom that will go to great lengths to try and be any and everything for your children? Do you neglect your own needs in order to see to it that your children get what they need and want? Will you stretch yourself thin just to put a smile on your children’s faces? Have you ever spent your last time (or gone into debt) to afford the things your kids desire? Though it may seem like this is a mother’s job, the reality is, trying to … [Read more...]

3 Reasons Your Kids Make You Gain Weight 

Weight gain during pregnancy is natural, not to mention expected, but kids also have the power to make you pack on the pounds even after they're born. Changes in your eating and sleeping habits take their toll on your body in more ways than you can imagine, and the stress of parenthood plays a substantial role as well. Your kids don't mean to make you gain weight, but the lifestyle changes that occur when there's a little one in the house make it … [Read more...]

Emma Lost Her First Tooth | Two Rows of Teeth?

Emma Lost Her First Tooth | Two Rows of Teeth? Emma will be 7 in November and she just lost her first tooth. F I N A L L Y!!! She was so sad throughout kindergarten that she was one of the few that still hadn’t lost a tooth. She would have us check her teeth for wiggles so often I lost count. She finally found a wiggler and went to work. We soon realized that her grown up tooth was coming in behind her front row... almost like a second row … [Read more...]

What Happened to Super Mom?

What Happened to Super Mom? I had my oldest when I was 21. I was young, energetic and had the patience of a saint. My friends and family would refer to me as “Susie Homemaker”. I loved rolling around the floor playing with my daughter, I kept an immaculate house and love to cook and bake... a lot. Seriously, my husband’s co-workers would call our house to place an order for a particular cookie because I sent them to work with him so often. I … [Read more...]