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How to Host a Relaxing Play Date

Sometimes our fears of the what-ifs or the desire for perfection in our hostess skills paralyze us and keep us from ever having anyone over. Not to worry, every mom can host a playdate that is relaxing for both moms and kids. I promise, you have it in you. read more

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How to Find Time to Read for Pleasure

The early months of motherhood left me too exhausted to keep my eyes open if I sat down. As my son has grown, I’ve been rediscovering the joy of reading whenever I find time. And finding time to read has become my specialty. These strategies may help add more reading to your life, too. read more

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Play for the Stages

Here are four fun play activities for each stage of your little one’s imagination. read more

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How to Fit in Exercise as a New Mom

I’ve been in your shoes. You can hardly find time to take a shower and shave your legs. How are you supposed to fit exercise into your day as a new mom? Although it definitely isn’t easy, there are some things you can do to find time to exercise. Here are a few simple tips to try this week! read more

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21 Questions to Jump Start a Conversation With Your Kids

When you ask your kids, “how was your day?” all you get are grunts and shrugged shoulders. So instead you try, “what did you do in school?” You hear one word: “Nothing.” Rather than push harder for responses to your standard end-of-the-school-day questions, try one of these conversation read more