Simple Workout Tips for Busy Moms

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Most people know how important it is to engage in regular physical exercise as recommended by the WHO. Unfortunately, as a busy mom chances are you often feel like you simply don’t have the time or energy to participate in scheduled workouts. Whether you are a stay-at-home mom or have a full-time job, chances are you have very little time for yourself in between seeing to everything else you have on your plate. Read More

Pregnancy Old Wives’ Tales – Fact Or Fiction?

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90% of pregnancies show signs and symptoms within the first eight weeks. Most of these are extremely common and can include fatigue, nausea, and an increased need for urination. There are some signs and symptoms, however, that are considered to be old wives’ tales. There are also the more far-fetched tales that have passed through the generations. They include everything from gender predictions to the indications of twins. Which old wives’ tales are based in fact though, and what is complete fiction? Read More

Here’s What You Need to Know About Piercing Your Child’s Ears

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There’s no doubt that your child will ask for their ears pierced at some point or another. However, does that mean you should let them? Whether you’re considering piercing your child’s ears or having a discussion with them, there are some things you should know in advance, such as the importance of proper hygienic care. Read More

Confident Parenting: How To Talk To Your Daughter About Personal Hygiene

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While her best friend may have the lowdown on some of your daughter’s interests and hobbies, it’s important that you’re the go-to person when it comes to certain matters such as health, hygiene, and self-care. Talking to your child about these things can help them stay healthy and avoid embarrassing situations in the future. Here’s how to talk to your daughter about personal hygiene–without making it awkward. Read More

The Benefits of Meditation for Your Family

The Benefits of Meditation for Your Family

Jane Sandwood Teacher | Blogger | Mom Stress affects both children and adults, and can take a toll on family life; in fact, 54% of people claim that stress is the cause of fighting with someone close to them. Practicing meditation helps control stress on a physiological level, making for happier individuals and more peaceful home. Building a daily meditation practice in your home gives your family a chance to spend … Read More

How Families Benefit from an Outdoor Vacation

How Families Benefit from an Outdoor Vacation

The average American child spends only four to seven minutes on unstructured outdoor play,  and five to eight hours per day in front of a digital screen. High rates of childhood obesity,  a shorter life span, and difficulties concentrating are just a few effects of our current ‘divorce’ from nature, so if you are planning a summer vacation, try to take it outdoors. Read More

Is A Dog An Ideal Companion For A Working Mom?

Is A Dog An Ideal Companion For A Working Mom?

Whether you work in an office or at home, a pet might just be a fantastic way to feel accompanied, loved and peaceful, even when you’re working long hours. These are just a few pros and cons to consider if you are considering keeping your pet by your side while you work. Read More