Parenting

Schedule-Free Summers Aren’t Realistic For Working Moms

Every year around this time, the Internet explodes with articles encouraging families to toss their virtual agendas and let kids enjoy a schedule-free summer. These posts wax on about how special it was to grow up in the eighties and nineties without the modern pressure we have to over-excel. With babies enrolling in gymnastics classes […]

Parenting

Four Common First-Time Mom Mistakes To Avoid

New moms make many similar mistakes when it comes to new motherhood. It’s no wonder why—life as a new mom is hard work and comes with a steep learning curve. Luckily, we are here to help you avoid some of the biggest pitfalls. Here are four common first-time mom mistakes you should avoid. Not sleeping […]

Tips and Tricks

Five Ways To Teach Young Kids Responsibility

Teaching young kids responsibility is easier in theory than in practice. However, while raising responsible children takes some figuring out, it’s not impossible. So how do we raise our kids to take responsibility for their choices and their impact on the world? Here’s what you need to teach your kid about tasks, consequences, investing, accomplishments and […]

Pregnancy

How to Manage Your First Trimester of Pregnancy At Work

The first trimester of pregnancy can be marked by several unpleasant physical changes: nausea, vomiting, and fatigue to name a few. Sure, some women experience little to no symptoms during this time, but many others struggle. Navigating the first trimester at work can be a challenge. When you feel perpetually ill and exhausted, it can […]

Health

7 Tips For The Busy Mom Training For A Half-Marathon

When you’re a busy mom, it can be difficult to keep up with some of your favorite hobbies and goals. This is especially true for activities that require a time commitment—like training for a half-marathon. Most half-marathon training programs offer twelve- or sixteen-week plans. During that time, runners typically run anywhere between three to six […]

Your Health

Here’s What I Learned From Following the Whole30

This past December, I decided to try the Whole30 plan. I had first heard of the program years ago, but never seriously considered trying it. I’ve always cared about health and fitness and since my late teens, I’ve worked out consistently five to six days per week (with occasional mandatory hiatuses like during my twin […]

Parenting

A Dozen Cookbooks Every Busy Parent Needs

Let’s be honest: feeding your family can be one of the hardest parts of parenthood. Even if you love to cook, keeping up with your children’s changing preferences, finding time to prepare healthy meals from scratch, and doing it all within the confines of a busy schedule can be a challenge. However, sometimes you need […]

Home

Four Reasons Winter Is The Perfect Time To Go House Hunting

Shopping for your dream home is one of the most exciting—and stressful—hallmarks of adulthood. Though it may appear effortless and glamorous on shows like Property Brothers or Fixer Upper, there is quite a bit of work that goes into finding and purchasing your dream home. However, there are some tips and tricks to make the […]