Mommy Time Ideas

Mommy Time Ideas

Much of our days are focused on our kids and husband. But as mommies, we should fill ourselves up in order for us to stay sane and become better in every role that we have. Personally, I strive for guilt-free “me time”. It is a priority on my to-do list.
Here’s a quick list of some Mommy Time ideas. I know a lot of mommies have already established what their “me time” consists. But if you’ve not yet tried it, I hope this list will help you get started.

Get a massage! This can often do more wonders.
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How to Discipline Your Kids without Yelling

How to Discipline Your Kids without Yelling

No yelling in the house. This is our rule. Even when my husband and I argue, we agreed to do it without yelling. Many couples yell when they argue. These parents also yell at their kids when they’re angry or upset. But they don’t realize its effects. So, how can you get your kids to listen to you without yelling or raising your voice?
Why they won’t listen
I don’t believe that kids are being disobedient or rebellious when they don’t listen. But why are they ignoring us? Think about it. It’s like there is a professional chainsaw running at home and no one can hear you over the noise. When we’re in the middle of doing something important and our kids asks us to look and …

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How to Prepare Your Toddler for a New Baby

How to Prepare Your Toddler for a New Baby

Hey, lovely mommy! Are you ready for another baby? What about your toddler? Is he/she ready? You can totally juggle (not literally) a newborn and a toddler. First off, make sure you prepare your toddler. Here’s what you can do to prepare your toddler for a new baby:
Orientation
Talk with your toddler about what newborn babies are like. Tell your toddlers that they, too, used to be babies and show them their baby photos. Tell them that babies mainly sleep, nurse and cry. Let them know that little babies need to be safely held because they’re very delicate. Tell stories about how you took care of them when they were still a baby.
Educate them about nursing babies
Try to find opportunities for your toddlers to see you …

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Don’t Let Grandparents Spoil Your Kids

Don’t Let Grandparents Spoil Your Kids

Most grandparents have the tendency to spoil their grandchildren. And the reason is simple — it makes them happy. However, you’re the one who have to deal with cranky critters when your parents leave. So, you want to ensure that your childcare philosophy is in practice when your little one is with your mom or mom in-law.
Here’s how you can keep grandparents from spoiling your kids and how you can get them to follow the rules you’ve set for your children:
Lay down the rules
Let them know the procedures if the eletricity goes out and they need to bring in the reliable portable generator to restore order in the house. Your parents or in-laws shouldn’t give treats…

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