Parenting

You May Think Twice About Getting In The Pool Now

I have a bit of a phobia. I am skeeved out by public pools and hot tubs. To me, they are just festering waterholes full of God only knows what kind of bacteria and nastiness. Think I'm a bit crazy? I think these statistics on the contents found in pool water will make you think twice about jumping...
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New Camp Teaches Kids to be Youtube Stars

I can remember like it was yesterday talking about the top Youtube accounts for 2018 on the radio. You can see the full list of the highest paid Youtubers here , but the reason it struck a chord with me was that the person that topped the list making $22 million was just seven-years-old. A child?...
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Amy Schumer Mom Shamed For Returning to Work

I wrote a blog earlier this week about the things I learned about becoming a first-time mom . One of the big lessons I learned is that people will mom shame someone in a heartbeat. This disapproval and judgment can come from a long time friend, family member, and even a complete stranger on social...
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10 Things I learned Becoming a 1st Time Mommy

I just celebrated my first Mother’s Day this year after having my baby girl, Norah, on March 14th. Although, I am a little less than two months in, I have learned a lot about motherhood and the hard work that goes into it every single day. Before I share my list with you, I want to give you some...
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The Average Mom Spends 97 Hours A Week Parenting

Being a mom is hard work, and unlike a job, there is no pay or vacation. A survey of 2,000 moms found that they spend about 97 hours a week taking care of their kids. And if you break it down, they'd make over $100,000 a year if they got paid for it. Parenting is so time consuming that 53% of moms...
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These Are The Most Popular Baby Names Of 2019 So Far

We’re not even halfway through 2019 and the list of popular baby names are quite unique! Sophie and Jackson were the top baby names for girls and boys respectively in 2018...now it’s Posie and Milo, according to Nameberry . They’ve been keeping track based on the number of pageviews each name gets...
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How Much Should You Pay Your Babysitter?

If you're a parent, how much should you pay a babysitter? We talk about how much people are charging these days, plus Ramona gives an update on how Wheezy's doing at memory daycare.
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5 Problems of Adult Kids Who Live Near Their Parents

Some kids leave home and wind up living far away from their parents. Others wind up in a home very close to their parents. If you have a mom and/or dad in your neighborhood then you know there can be some challenges. Parents have so many opportunities to get in your business and it can be a little...
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Couple Claims Their Daughter Was Scratched By A Ghost, Caught On Nanny Cam

A family in Michigan is ready to get the heck out of their home that they say is not only haunted, but said ghost also attacked their daughter. Heather Brough and Joshua Higgins say that one night they saw a figure moving on the nanny cam in their daughter’s room. When Heather ran upstairs and...
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Don’t Call Your Adult Child’s Boss For Them. Ever.

It can be hard letting your baby bird fly from the nest, but sometimes you’ve gotta let them fly on their own. In the wake of the college admissions scandal, where people like actress Lori Loughlin paid thousands in bribes to get their children admitted to elite schools, a new study found that...
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