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Toddler Development: The 10 Best Things You Can Do To Raise Kind Kids

A couple of months ago my 3-year-old was at a birthday party, and I noticed that one of his classmates was being rougher with the kids than I thought was appropriate. This got us to thinking, in what way can our parenting help raise kind kids. Find out inside…. More

Mater Mea: Celebrating Motherhood With Alex Elle

To her 200,000+ international social media followers, Alex Elle (as Alexandra Smith is more commonly known) is the face of pure bliss. … More

Lessons From My Tiny Teacher: Everybody Makes Mistakes

When a two year old’s couch hopping goes array, find out what this mom learns about forgiveness. … More

What About My Friends? Stuck Between Motherhood and Friendships

I am blessed to have a solid group of friends and I love my daughter to pieces, but there are instances when it can be hard balancing motherhood and friendships. Find inside the best practices to maintain healthy girlfriend relationships…. More

Ready or Not?: Do You Leave Your Child Home Alone?

It was a regular Sunday afternoon and after a long week and weekend, it felt nice to chill out on the couch and just be… … More

The Stork Is Coming: How Do You Prepare Your Child For A New Baby?

How do you prepare your child for a new baby? And childbirth? What if anything should be off limits?… More

Would You Ever Change Your Baby’s Name?

It takes a long time to name a child, so many options. But what happens if, after all that, it just doesn’t fit? Would you change your baby’s name? … More

Woman to Woman: Why Mother and Stepmother Need to Communicate

Would you sit down and talk with the mother of your significant other’s children? Find out why it might be helpful to take a walk in each other’s shoes – mostly for the little ones involved…. More

Lessons From My Tiny Teacher: If You Build It, They Will Come

Find out how bringing my sons t-ball set to the playground, can teach life lessons – time bring those goals to bat Momma! … More