Like so many things in life, there isn’t a “right” answer to, “When should my child stop taking naps?” In some ways I feel like the grass is always greener on the other side. If your child still naps then you get things done...
I am one of those people that always has the TV on in the background. It’s a holdover from when I was a journalist and would watch at least six news programs a day. I’d constantly be looking for...
 In a world where everyone wants their kid to be the hot dog, my daughter is the princess. In fact, my daughter loves princess, pink and all things “girlie.” Her most recent obsession is My Little Pony. Now, I love...
I’ve never read a parenting book in my life. I sort of hate the idea of them. All this different advice from all these different sources - it gets so confusing. Instead, together with my husband, we’ve discussed and...
The stores are ready, the schools are almost ready, but are you ready? Sharpen your pencils and pack up those book bags because it is August and the school year will soon be in session. If you’re a teacher you...
I’ve had an insane two weeks at work. I’ve been leaving before 7 a.m., returning around 8 p.m. and eating horribly in between. Today was my last planned crazy day at the office and I’m in need of some...
A sure way to make me do something is to tell me that I can't and act like you mean it. And you definitely better not tell me I can't do something because I happen to be of the...
Four years ago today, you made me a parent. You were born at 7:04 p.m. July 26, 2012, and it was the best and scariest day of my life. After four losses, I finally had a baby to love....
By Diedre Anthony of Are Those Your Kids? and guest contributor to The Everyday Mom Life   We are living in a very diverse world, and children begin noticing differences in people (and physical features) as young as 2-years-old. It's...
My birthday was on Tuesday and as I bent down to blow out the candles on my cake, I realized that I had very little to wish for this year. I looked at my husband and my children through...