25 Absolutely Awesome Mom Bloggers to Follow on Facebook

Do you love following mom bloggers on Facebook? When my parents were raising me, they had to rely on books or (more commonly) friends and family for parenting advice. Those days are long gone, though, thanks to the internet. Today, there are literally tens of thousands of mom bloggers out there on every topic under…

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Self-Care for Moms: How To Practice Self Care For Exhausted, Busy Moms

self care for moms

Does Self-care for moms sound like an oxymoron to you? You’re exhausted and busy, how the hell can we find time for self-care? via GIPHY You see the memes online about how you can’t pour from an empty cup. Blah blah blah. I’m willing to bet that those memes haven’t changed your behavior. You’re still…

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Raising Teens: How To Get Your Teen To Really Open Up And Talk More

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Raising teens who talk openly is a problem many parents share. I mean, we all want to raise teens who will talk to us when they reach the challenging teen years, right? But how do you do that? And what do you do if your child has turned into a teenager virtually overnight and suddenly…

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50 Thought-Provoking Questions to Ask Teens (That Won’t Annoy them)

Here’s a list of 50 thought-provoking questions to ask teens that won’t actually annoy them. Do you feel like your teen or pre-teen is talking to you less and less? Do you feel like they rush away from the dinner table the second they’re done eating? We all know that communicating with our kids is…

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Kids and Social Media: How Social Media is an Asset to College Acceptance

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Kids and social media. It makes you cringe sometimes, right? Long for the ‘good ole days’ when we weren’t so connected and technology wasn’t such a huge part of our lives? Well it’s time to face it, Mom and Dad, technology and social media are here to stay. And believe it or not, kids and…

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The Ultimate Parents Guide To Teens And Social Media

I don’t think there’s any doubt that social media is a big pain point for most parents. As parents, wouldn’t it be nice to have a guide to social media (and technology) as we head back into the school year? Well, we pulled together some of the best advice from the top researchers out there…

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Importance of Parental Involvement in Education

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It shouldn’t come as any huge surprise the importance of parental Involvement in education. However, the reality is that most parents don’t know how important. Parents today are busier than ever before and being pulled in a multitude of different directions. “More than 80 percent of new teachers feel that parental support and involvement is…

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10 Best Self-Esteem Activities for Kids

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Self-esteem activities for kids are a great way to boost confidence, explore interests and try new things. Most kids struggle with self-esteem at some point in their lives. Children with high self-esteem have a positive sense of who they are and will be happier, overall, than kids who have poor self-esteem. Naturally, kids with good…

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How to Increase Confidence in Tweens and Teens

How to Increase Confidence

How can you increase confidence in your tween or teen? This is a question that’s on the brain of many parents. Even kids who were outgoing and happy as young children can suddenly become quiet, shy, and self-deprecating when they hit those challenging teen years. Carl E Pickhardt Ph.D., explains that the “two most common…

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How to Be a Good Parent (Even When You Think You Suck)

How to Be a Good Parent

How to be a good parent? Wow, It’s a question so many of us have asked. Parenting is hard. There’s no manual handed out at the hospital that will tell you exactly how you should be raising your child. And every kid is different, so just when you think you have it down, the next…

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