Tag: parenting tips

Parenting Hacks: From Jelly Beans to Family Sleepovers

We’ve all got ’em. Those little tricks up our sleeves to get ourselves and kids through the day, to GSD*. Here are a few of my best tactics. Jelly bean currency. I keep a bag of Jelly Belly’s (Kid Flavors!) in my car. When I forget to bring a snack to afternoon pick-up, I dole out

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Some Tips from the Trenches

I have learned over and over again that as soon as I think I have my kids’ habits and quirks figured out and am able to anticipate their needs, they change things up on me.  So, I am always looking for new ideas, potential shortcuts, and fresh approaches to motherhood particularly when I feel like I’m experiencing a parenting slump.  Perhaps you do the

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5 Tips for Surviving Parenthood

Parenting is truly, and sometimes unfortunately, a “learn as you go” adventure. You can read all of the parenting books out there and still not be fully prepared. I may not be an expert – okay, I’m definitely not an expert – but I have been a mom for four years now and have learned

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