Why More Dads Are Staying Home to Raise A Family

It wasn’t too long ago that it was virtually unheard of for a father to raise his children full-time instead of working for money outside of the home. In decades past, fathers spent the majority of their time focused on earning an income to support the family, while mothers spent most of their time on…

Parenting Creed

I LOVE this parenting creed from our friends at One Time Through! What do you guys think?

What Really Happens the First Day Home with Your Newborn

You’ve just experienced one of the most amazing milestones in life – giving birth to a child. It’s an exciting and joyful time. You are on top of the world! And then it happens. You find yourself at home with your baby for the first time. And suddenly it sinks in. You are responsible for…

Effective Ways to Deal with Sibling Rivalry

There is no closer bond than that of siblings. Growing up together, sharing secrets and dreams, and providing each other with unconditional love for years to come. Or so you thought, until your second child is born. And while you will experience those moments that will make your heart melt, like when your child teaches…

How to Help Your Child Get Through the Grief

The moment when our friends and loved ones leave this world can be a very difficult and emotional time for any well-adjusted adult. But for a child, who hasn’t yet developed an understanding of complex emotions such as grief, it can also be a very confusing time. And, as much as we would like to…

4 Sensible Ways to Deal with Bullying

Another school year is officially under way and for most it is an enjoyable and exciting time. But unfortunately the sad reality for some is that a new school year brings feelings of anxiety and apprehension with children fearing for their safety on a daily basis. Bullying has become a hot topic for discussion nationwide…

How to Survive the First Year of Parenting

Congratulations! You are about to embark on one of the most rewarding and exciting adventures of your life – becoming a parent! After months of anticipation and planning, you will finally be able to meet your bundle of joy and stare into those little eyes. Sounds great right?! But what if I told you that…

5 Lessons I Have Learned As a Parent

In the 10 years now that I have been a parent, I can honestly say that my children have taught me just as much (if not more) as I have taught them. Children have an innocent unfiltered way of looking at the world that can offer worn out parents a new perspective on life. The…

New Mama Mantras

By Guest Writer: Kara Hildebrandt Becoming a parent is truly a unique experience. Aside from the typical first trimester hurdles (i.e. feeling extremely tired, nauseous, having headaches that make you feel like you’re hung-over without having had the enjoyment of alcohol, etc.), I had a pretty easy, breezy pregnancy. Sure, I had my fair share…

Talk About it Tuesday: An Interview with An Elementary School Counselor

For this week’s Talk About It Tuesday feature we have a great Q&A with an elementary school guidance counselor from the Maryland area named Lynn*. Lynn received her master’s degree in Psychology from Johns Hopkins University and has worked in the school system for more than a decade. In this post, Lynn eloquently describes what it’s like…

PIN of the Week: Mother’s Day DIY

Pin of the Week: Each week we share the most amazing ideas and products from our Pinterest boards. Check out the hottest trends in DIY, parenting, beauty, health, and much more! See this pin and more at https://www.pinterest.com/threepeasserv. Looking for a cute and super easy DIY idea for mom?! Print these great questionnaires for mom and grandmom on…