Starting Solid Foods

You might be a little nervous when you first begin, but starting your baby on solid foods can be a lot of fun! If it’s your first time on this adventure, you probably have all kinds of questions. You want to know when your baby will be ready for solid food, what foods to try and what to avoid, and maybe even how to prevent dinner time from turning into a huge mess!

The Quest for Mom Perfection

Raising kids is a full time job, and every mom is basically a superwoman. Sometimes things are wonderful, and sometimes it feels like everything is going wrong, but you keep going because you love your kids. You want to be the best mom you can, and you might feel competitive stress to be perfect – but what makes a mom perfect?

How to keep toddler hair tangle-free!

Even if you love your child’s long hair, it can sometimes be a pain to maintain. Snarls are inevitable, and kids don’t often have a lot of patience when it comes to detangling them. This post at Alpha Mom has some great tips for keeping your toddler’s hair mostly knot-free! Combing your child’s hair before […]

Mom judgments are not always right

Everyone expresses judgment of others, usually without even realizing what they’re doing. Mother Melissa Willets has a fantastic story at the Baby Center blog where she admits to judging another mom, only to realize later how wrong she was! Melissa witnessed another mother’s child push her own, and judged the mother’s lack of parenting. Later […]

Annoying things strangers say when they see you with children

When you have children, well meaning strangers sometimes say some really annoying things (that you probably hear repeatedly). In this article from Better Female, the author recounts five unwarranted comments she’s received from strangers about her two young kids. Not only are they annoying, but they came about when her children were behaving well!