7 Facts About U.S. Moms

7 Facts About U.S. Moms
American motherhood has changed in many ways in the last 100 years  Today’s moms are more educated than ever before. A majority of women with a young child are in the labor force, and more mothers are serving as their family’s sole or primary “breadwinner.” At the same time, the share of women who are stay-at-home moms has increased in recent years. Here are some key findings about American mothers and motherhood from Pew Research Center reports: W...

Don’t Miss These 5 Brilliant Organization Tips

Don’t Miss These 5 Brilliant Organization Tips
Let's face it, most of us could me more organized. That goes for both moms and kids. The less time it takes for us to find something, the more time we have to do something else. Below are 5 of my favorite ways to organize.   1. Glue a magnetic strip in drawer to organize bobby pins or barrettes 2. Store crayons and markers in clear plastic storage containers. (examples of glass jars) 3. Recycle a simple shoe holder into a hom...

5 Things Type-A Moms Can Learn From Messy People

5 Things Type-A Moms Can Learn From Messy People
  Parenthood can be especially hard for type-A women — those people who pretreat every stain, who use special boards to fold their t-shirts, and who alphabetize their cleaning supplies. Kids truly make keeping a tidy home next to impossible. So, if you can't beat 'em, join 'em, right? Sort of. We took a hard look at how messy people live, and although many of their habits aren't ones the organized moms among us would care to emulate (eating over...

Make-Ahead Healthy Snacks Your Picky Eater Will LOVE

Make-Ahead Healthy Snacks Your Picky Eater Will LOVE
Do you have a picky eater? Do you worry your child is not eating enough healthy foods? Pickiness often surfaces around the time toddlers start to feed themselves. They realize all of a sudden they have some control over their young lives. Convincing a child to eat something simply because it is healthy frequently turns into a frustrating experience. Toddlers can be quite stubborn about their snacks, especially when out of their home environment and on t...