Breastfeeding

How to Wean from Breastfeeding a Co-Sleeping Toddler

You have decided that you need to wean your toddler because you're having a new baby or maybe because you now want to be in charge of your body again. Whatever your reason, understand that weaning from breastfeeding is hard enough, how much more if you need to wean a co-sleeping toddler? It makes something complicated even more so. Some mommies have enough money to burn to go the "weaning vacation" route wherein the mother leaves for five to ten days so the child is cold weaned. When the mom returns after her vacation, the child no longer asks for the…

Mommy Care

Healing from Mom Stress with Reiki (with FREE Reiki Bracelet)

I've never been a very spiritual person before. Growing up, I thought repeating the same old prayers won't get me anywhere. But now, having a family of my own with a toddler to care for and a business to run, I found I needed to center myself. Mom stress is not a myth. That is when I discovered Reiki healing. Healing with Reiki There are a lot of healing methods available now that people are becoming more open to "New Age" spirituality. Reiki is one of those healing methods; the difference is that Reiki focuses on tuning up your energy…

Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding Essentials: The Pros, The Cons and The Tools

You've finally decided that you will be breastfeeding your baby. Yes, it is a decision. As you may well know by now based from the experiences of other mothers that breastfeeding is not easy. There will be pain and there will be hardships that sometimes you would just want to give up. But the advantages of breastfeeding for your child far outweighs the cons. Let us outline some breastfeeding essentials in this post. Breastfeeding Essentials: The Pros There are a multitude of benefits both for the mother and the child if you breastfeed. Here are some: The colostrum -- the sticky…

Mommy Care

Mommy Treat: 9 Simple Ways to Rejuvenate and Pamper Yourself

Being a mom alone is tiring, but working (whether in your own business or in a corporate company) and being a mom at the same time can be exhausting. But sometimes moms have this "mom guilt" whenever they pamper themselves. Nevertheless, rejuvenating yourself is necessary if you want to be able to function properly and at full capacity for your work and family. Still, there's other little things you can do with your spare time. Instead of resting, an extra minute in a mom's life sometimes goes to either picking up the toys, stitching or folding some clothing, or some…

Mommy Care

Healthy but Tasty Habit: A Treat!

I'm not much of a "go healthy" person. Before I had my son, my motto was YOLO, so I tried every unhealthy thing out there. (Is bacon counted as unhealthy? LOL). Anyway, when I got pregnant with my son, I told myself I needed to follow a healthy routine, because it's not just my body that's being affected -- it's someone else's. And I have no right to make him unhealthy. After giving birth, I thought maybe I'd slip back into being my unhealthy self. But not really. I did not go all the way healthy though. I still ate bacon…

Work At Home Mom

Increase Twitter Followers Easily

We all know that in order to earn from your online business, you need to have a lot of traffic. If you are not an expert on SEO (which means you only have basic SEO application in your site) and you don't have thousands of dollars to spend to promote your content, then you're in a pinch. Actually, not quite. You can still gain a lot of traffic by making your content go viral. How exactly do you make a post go viral? First off, you need to have a following. You can use Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or Pinterest for…

Work At Home Mom

Latest Techniques for Growing a Social Media Following

We all know how social media impacts everyone's lives today. So if you want to build a brand or promote your company, it makes sense to cover your bases when it comes to social media presence. And social media is ever-changing, ever-evolving. You've got to up your ante if you want your efforts to succeed. This is what this post will be discussing, with the help of our guest blogger, Emily from Buzzparent. So without further ado... In order to be successful in any field nowadays, it is important to have a social media following. Here, we have 7 tips to help anyone build…

Child Care

First Grade Student Brings Baby Brother to Class Instead of Leaving Him Home

The strength and determination of children never seize to amaze me. Children are stronger and more resilient than we often take them to be. And these wonderful characteristics show up in the most strangest of ways. Take for example this young Filipino boy, aged 7, who is on his first grade in school. He realizes the value of education, which is why he is determined not to skip any of his classes, whatever the reason. One day, their guardian - his grandmother, had leave the house to work in a farm. No one was left to tend to his little brother…

Entertainment

Black Panther Inspires Kids of All Ages

And when I say all ages, I mean it. My family went to see the movie in the theaters, and by far, we believe Black Panther is the best Superhero origin movie we've seen (well actually maybe equal to Doctor Strange). Black Panther's PG-13 rating If you are already comfortable letting yoir kids watch other Marvel Studios' films, you wouldn't have qualms in letting them see this film. The rating of PG-13 was due to the level of violence in the movie. This includes fist-fights, sword or spear fights, explosions and some animal attacks. There is also an instance of…

Child Care

Track Your Teenage Kids’ Online Activities Using These 3 Amazing Apps

Millenial kids usually live with their smartphone these days, and parents don’t know what their teenagers do with them. This is because they don’t have time and energy to filter what goes on with their kids’ phones. However, there are apps that can help you keep track of their activities to ensure their safety. Through these apps, you can easily monitor their call history and see what they text and search online. Furthermore, you will be regularly updated about what they are doing in school such as their attendance and their participation in every group activities. You can even pinpoint…

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