Should You Stay In Your Marriage For The Children’s Sake? [Guest post]
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Should You Stay In Your Marriage For The Children’s Sake? [Guest post]

None of us can be the perfect parent for our children. But as a parent, we always look for our children's well-being. And without us realizing, raising them already is our number one priority in life. And this reason leads to the topic that would be discussed in this article today. Having children can cause strain on your marriage. This is true based on the statistic shown here: Unhappy marriage…

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Empty Nest Mom: Feathering Your Own Nest [Guest post]
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Empty Nest Mom: Feathering Your Own Nest [Guest post]

I have been asked “How do I do it?”, “Aren’t you sad?”, Don’t you miss her?” And the answer is “Of course”.  I remember that Saturday morning like it was yesterday. I woke up, looked at the clock. 8:00 AM. Jumped out of bed and dashed down the hall. “Get Up Get Up! We’ll be late. We have to go to the barn and get your horse loaded in the…

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10 Possible Changes to your sex drive postpartum
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10 Possible Changes to your sex drive postpartum

Some women can have their sex drive return quickly postpartum. It's not always a case of a sexless marriage after baby. If it's the case for you though, be comforted: a lot of women experience changes to their postpartum sex drive. Sometimes even day to day or week to week. Here are ten changes you may experience in your sex drive postpartum: Sex is unlikely to be high in your…

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How to Set Up Homeschooling Systems
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How to Set Up Homeschooling Systems

During these very different times, homeschooling has suddenly become less of an option and more of a necessity. While you may have all the materials and equipment you think you need to get and keep them going, you will need to have a system in place to ensure that each school day does not dissolve into chaos. There are ways to practically organise yourself and your set up at home…

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Memorial Day baby shower – 6 Ideas for the perfect party

Planning to throw a baby shower for yourself or one of your girls around memorial day? You can do it. You can include touches that will make for a memorable day and it doesn't have to difficult or break the bank! Here are some elements to put in that will create the perfect Memorial day themed baby shower. Click through the links for recipes and guides. Patriotic Cake Mix cookie…

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Essential baby shower gift ideas – 6 Things they’ll always appreciate
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Essential baby shower gift ideas – 6 Things they’ll always appreciate

Baby showers are always fun. They're an abundance of bright, colourful wrapping paper and plenty of love shown to the expectant mom. They can, however, become a point of worry for guests in the days or months leading up to it because you really can't go to one empty-handed! Even if there's a registry, you want to get the item that you know will actually be useful. Something practical. Like…

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How to help a toddler with Chronic Constipation – 11 things to consider
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How to help a toddler with Chronic Constipation – 11 things to consider

I’ve got a busy toddler. She pops up awake around 6am and it’s non-stop from then on. Toddlers don’t have time for a lot of things because they’re too busy discovering the world. Sometimes, one of those things is pooping. Chronic constipation can result from this refusal to sit still longer than a minute.  Photo by sydney Rae on Unsplash Chronic constipation can also be caused by a child having…

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Extended Breastfeeding: Don’t be afraid to do it
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Extended Breastfeeding: Don’t be afraid to do it

18 months and counting. To think that I didn't expect to make it past month 1 after those first few painful weeks. This is what is referred to as "extended" breastfeeding. Extended breastfeeding is generally used to describe breastfeeding past one year of age. It has a name because, to put it simply, it's not the norm. Like in many countries in Western Africa and Northern Europe, for example, it…

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31 Quick and Easy breakfast ideas for TODDLERS

When you have toddlers who are full of energy from the moment they wake up, you have to be able to make the most of every minute of the day. Suddenly, cooking can become a job of making sure you don't injure either yourself or your child while they run around you in the kitchen. You find yourself wondering why the meals you cook take so long to prepare. That's…

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