Megan Glosson, Freelance Writer

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5 Considerations When Buying A New Home For Your Family

Whether you relocate for a new job or add a new baby to your family, chances are you’ll need to buy a new home at some point in your life. Unfortunately, homebuying can be a stressful process, especially for parents with young children. It’s hard to know what to really look for in the home itself and the neighborhood the home is located in. However, buying a new house can be a bit easier for parents if they factor in these five considerations when looking at their new potential home. When most

5 Safe Sleep Facts First Time Parents Need

There are so many things to remember when you bring your baby home after delivery. Unfortunately, sleep deprivation sets in shortly after you start your new adventure in parenthood, and this lack of sleep can cause you to forget all the things you read about before your baby arrived. Regardless, one of the most important things first-time parents need to remember is sleeping safety. Every year, nearly 2,300 babies die from sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) in the United States alone. While th

5 Fall Gardening Activities To Do This Coming Weekend

Gardening makes for a great family activity any time of the year. Not only is it a great source of physical activity, but it also gives everyone an opportunity to soak up some sun in the great outdoors. What's more, gardening teaches kids responsibility and it encourages families to work together towards a common goal. Unfortunately, as the days grow shorter and the temperature goes down, gardening becomes harder to do. However, that doesn't mean your time in the garden is done for the year jus

5 Working From Home Tips For Parents Dealing With Miscommunications

While many parents see working from home as a blessing, others see it as the worst of both worlds. Kids expect their parents to play with them and help them with things since they're at home, yet employers still expect the same focus and communication from their remote employees as if they were still in the office. Unfortunately, the collision between these two worlds can cause all kinds of problems, especially in terms of communication. If you're a working mom or dad who is currently a remote

8 Free/Cheap Fall Activities The Whole Family Will Enjoy

Fall is a fun time of year, and there are so many things your family can do during the months of October and November. Unfortunately, though, many families are living on a tight budget in the fall, especially if they're trying to save for Christmas presents. Luckily, you don't need to let finances get in the way of some family fun this fall. In fact, you can do these eight fall activities for free or fairly cheap. RELATED: 10 Fall-Themed Science Experiments To Try With Your Kids If you're loo

Apply the Right Kind of Pressure to Motivate Your Child

As parents, we want our kids to do their very best and be successful. This often means that we provide expectations for our kids to meet and apply pressure to help them meet these expectations in the ways we think are best. Unfortunately, even the best intentions can backfire, and many parents don’t realize the harm of parental pressure on a child’s mental health until it’s too late. Luckily, parents can easily learn how to motivate their children by applying the right kind of pressure — it jus

Apply The Right Kind Of Pressure To Motivate Your Child

As parents, we want our kids to do their very best and be successful. This often means that we provide expectations for our kids to meet and apply pressure to help them meet these expectations in the ways we think are best. Unfortunately, even the best intentions can backfire, and many parents don’t realize the harm of parental pressure on a child’s mental health until it’s too late. Luckily, parents can easily learn how to motivate their children by applying the right kind of pressure — it jus

Skills You can Teach Your Two-Year-Old

Although raising a two-year-old does come with a few challenges, it can also be a very exciting time in their lives. They're learning new skills every single day, and most of them actually learn from watching and interacting with you! In fact, you can easily teach your two-year-old these seven things while you hang out together at home. RELATED: 7 Games & Activities That Will Teach Your Toddler About Sharing Even at the age of two, your child can already listen to you and comprehend a lot of

This Visual Exercise Will Help Your Kids Understand Household Finances

As parents, we try our very best to teach our kids valuable life skills before they leave the nest and fly solo. In many cases, we try to teach them how to cook, do their laundry, and so much more. But how often do we stop and talk to our kids about household finances on a given day? Chances are not as often as we should. Luckily, one financial expert has a great visual exercise that makes teaching kids about household finances a breeze. In fact, you'll be able to do it all by yourself as soon

Tips For The Single Mom Wanting A Second Date

Although there's nothing wrong with being a single mom, sometimes it does get quite lonely. Sure, you stay busy with your kids and maintaining your home, but most women eventually want something more. There's nothing wrong with playing the field once you've healed from your divorce, but sometimes it's tough for single moms to really land that second date. Luckily, these five tips can help any single mom get a single date if she felt the chemistry that first time. RELATED: To The Mom Who Was Ch

How To Throw Two Separate Birthday Parties For The Same Child

Birthday parties are an exciting time for most children, and parents usually want to make sure they get all the details right for their kid's special day. However, divorces can create lots of complex situations for co-parents to navigate — including birthday parties. So, what can parents do to make sure their child still gets to enjoy their birthday? And can parents throw two separate parties to keep the peace? RELATED: 10 Birthday Party Ideas For Kids Who Are Under 10 Divorce is difficult fo

Calming Techniques For Kids Having A Hard Time With Parents' Divorce

When you're in the early stages of a divorce, you've got a lot on your mind. You need to think about co-parenting schedules, possible living arrangements, and so much more. Unfortunately, your child often has just as many things they're thinking about whether to realize it or not, and they may not have the words to tell you how they feel. Over time, you may start to notice that your child is having a really hard time with the divorce. If that's the case, try these seven calming techniques to he

How Mental Health Days Will Benefit Middle & High School Students

Teen mental health conditions have become increasingly problematic in recent years — and they don't seem to be getting any better. In fact, many teens experience such chronic stress and panic that they often spiral into anxiety or depression frequently. If not properly treated, these issues can become lifelong battles for many teens. While there's not a one-size-fits-all solution to issues with teen mental health, many experts agree that mental health days can ultimately benefit students. RELA

How To Help A Child Suffering From Academic Anxiety After A Year Of Online Learning

Even though the COVID-19 pandemic isn't completely over, many school districts across the United States made the decision to return to traditional in-person learning this fall. While the return to the classroom sounds exciting to most kids, there's actually a completely logical reason why many kids are struggling with anxiety as they return to school. While we can't necessarily change the fact that our kids are going back into the classroom, we can help them navigate their feelings of anxiety s

5 Tips & Tricks To WFH With Clingy Toddler

Working from home is becoming more and more common, especially among parents with young children at home. In many cases, working from home gives parents more quality time with their kids, and it saves families the cost of daycare for toddlers. In fact, nearly half of all parents out there would take a small pay cut just to work from home. Unfortunately, working from home isn't always as perfect as some working moms may believe. In fact, parents who are working from home with toddlers sometimes

7 Tips For Creating A Healthy Blended Family Environment

When my husband and I made the decision to separate in early 2020, I knew there would be a lot of new situations for us to navigate both individually and as co-parents. However, I never stopped to consider what our respective households would look like as we each moved on with our lives after the divorce and how our single-family would become two blended families over time. Yet here we are a year and a half post-divorce, living as two blended families. Not surprisingly, the situation my ex-husb

Unpopular Opinion: We Don't Need to Change the Term 'Borderline Personality Disorder'

As I recently scrolled through my social media feeds, I stumbled across this article someone shared in a borderline personality disorder (BPD) Facebook group. Although the headline immediately caught my interest, I soon learned through reading the article that it was yet another “expert” pointing out what most of us who live with borderline personality disorder already know — far too many mental health practitioners place unfair judgments on borderline clients because of their diagnosis.

5 Helpful Hacks For Moms Living On A Tight Budget

Budgeting is hard for all of us, regardless of your full-time job or marital status. Finances are just stressful, and usually it feels like there's never enough money to go around. But sticking to a budget can be even harder for households with only one income-earning parent or for families who simply live on a tight budget for one reason or another. However, you can still find ways to pinch pennies and make ends meet even if you're a mom living on a tight budget — you just need to consider the

5 Activities That Can Really Help Your Family Bond

The bond between the members of your family is one of the most important things in the world. In many cases, a family bond can help build a child's self-esteem and guarantee that your family unit will remain intact even as your kids grow up and leave the nest. According to a recent study conducted by Word Finder, 93 percent of parents feel more connected to their kids than ever before thanks to the family bonding that occurred during the COVID-19 pandemic. What's more, parents are looking for w
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