In preparation for motherhood, you probably read a lot of books, went to various classes, and talked to experts. None of this, however, would have prepared you to deal with your post-baby body. For the first few weeks, you are going to be quite busy with taking care of your newborn. You may soon begin to realize just how your body has changed. ...

To be honest, most people would love to take their family on vacations. The reality of the matter is that it doesn’t always fit into finances or current life situations. Vacation takes a lot of money. There are definitely ways to make it cheaper, but that takes a lot of research and time to find and single out these tricks of vacationing on a dime. ...

There’s no doubt about it, having children forces us parents to take a whole new perspective on what our priorities are and looking after a growing child definitely sits right at the top of the pile. In between all the running around trying to make sure your little ones don’t kill themselves as well as working to put food on the table (if you’re a career woman as well), one of the areas of a new mum’s life which tends to take a back seat is their view on fashion. Well perhaps the views themselves don’t change, but the new mum’s...

Most people realize the importance of good health just on a general basis, but if you are a parent it is even more important for you to be in good health. The healthier you are the longer you can, hopefully, be around for your children. Plus, when you live a healthy lifestyle around your children you are teaching them to be healthier as well. ...

Parenting isn’t easy in general, and parenting during a divorce can be downright awful, especially if you and your soon to be ex are busy trying to hurt one another. You can remain a good parent during a divorce, and even if your spouse is bashing you, to your kids and their friends, you don’t have to stoop to their level. ...

But your probably not Most days I wake up and think oh god I’m such a rubbish parent because I let me child stay up a bit later the night before or let them get away with not eating all their vegetables to avoid a tantrum. However what I’ve realised in a light bulb type moment is that actually no I’m not a rubbish parent and I’m not failing at parenting I’m just doing my best like millions of others out there. ...

Regardless of how many hours you’ve spent teaching your children how to be well behaved and have manners, there are still going to be times where bad behavior becomes an issue for both you and them. When this happens, it can be frustrating trying to understand why your child is misbehaving and what you can do to make sure this doesn’t happen again. While this isn’t always a possibility, there are things you can do to help minimize your child’s bad behavior and help instill good emotional habits. To show you how, here are three...

Do you know that even a busy and worried mother’s life can be quite happening if she lives it the right way? Yes, you heard me right! A mom’s daily stress of looking after her child and family can be reduced to a great extent if she indulges in something really exciting in her free time. ...

Pregnancy is an uncomfortable time all around. Some women absolutely love the process, others feel miserable throughout. It varies from pregnancy to pregnancy and woman to woman. Some women honestly just have better luck than others. At least everybody can celebrate the fact that sooner than later, the baby will be born and the uncomfortable alien that was growing in your belly will then be growing sans belly. ...

Having a child is always a wonderful thing, especially when it’s your first. You don’t love your subsequent children any differently, but the first one is where you and your partner delve into the unknown and set out into the wild woods of parenthood together, tripping and stumbling as you go, but ultimately raising a new little person into the world. It makes sense then to commemorate the birth of your first child (and its siblings in the same way, if you wish). Here are some ways you might like to do that. I’ve tried to cover a...

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