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toddler on stairs
 

The scary "terrible twos" are something we're all warned about as soon as we have children, especially by friends who are going through the rough patch. However, there are ways to smile through the tantrums. Here are our suggestions on how to keep your cool and enjoy this wonderful stage!




Woman doing a yoga pose self care
 

You can never have too many ideas on self care when it comes to being a mom. Stressful days come and go, but are you taking time for yourself to make sure you're feeling the very best for your family? We've got some great suggestions in this article.




woman sitting with a cup of coffee and a book
 

Don't make your New Year's Resolution something that is simply intangible - give yourself the option to do things that make you happy! Consider your feelings and emotions and decide to do what your body has been telling you to do.




Note book with sense and sensibility written on it surrounded by a cup of tea and a candle
 

Specific ideas that will give attention to our health, peace and stamina through the season follow: this is not a to-do list, but a suggestion list!




a vehicle with with beach equipment tied to the top
 

If you prepare thoughtfully and intentionally, road trips with little ones can actually be fun!  Buckle up, and read on for a few tips and tricks to make the car ride more manageable.




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Stressful situations happen all day long, and we also often forget to appreciate ourselves in the moments we're trying to avoid. Take a look at our list of situations that can be drastically improved by simply taking an extra breath for yourself.




Story Time With Your Kids
 

Reading a bedtime to your kids is what all of us parents aspire to do. We have been told how important reading to your kids can be and that it can benefit them but let’s face it, after you spent all day cleaning, cooking, and trying to keep up with the kids, it can be pretty tempting to put them to bed and call it a day. Some days that may happen but trying to squeak in some time spent reading to your kids at some point in the day...





Pregnant women sitting in a field looking up at the sun.
 

Keeping stress down and mental health at its peak, meditation can be particularly helpful during an anxiety-inducing time period like pregnancy.




Woman in white dress that is holding her hands in the shape of a heart over her stomach
 

They always said "you are what you eat", but have you considered that to be true? Offering your baby plenty of nutritious options versus sugar and sodium loaded products can be one positive aspect to monitoring your diet during pregnancy.




Mother with her baby on her chest
 

Keeping new baby and parents less stressed is a high priority after birth, and Kangaroo care has proven to do just that. Encouraging skin-to-skin contact helps baby to even regulate their own temperature and heartbeat!




small ramekins with a green paste inside
 

It's been a debate for quite some time - store bought or homemade? Baby food can be delicious and nutritious both ways, you've just got to take the time to read ingredient labels or make the committed decision to blending at home.