As moms, we receive advice from just about everyone. But some of the most solid input comes from those old hands at raising children — our own mothers. So many solutions to daily dilemmas can be found around the house. These five tips are tried and true. Check out the simple insider secrets that have worked for the women in my family and share yours!
Even when mom is doing something that totally grosses everyone out, she's usually doing it for the benefit of someone else — like wiping her toddler's snotty nose so he doesn't get it on everyone else. While her peers may be disgusted by her parenting actions at times, chances are she does lots of amazing things when nobody is even looking.
Tonight the hard work and talent of many incredible actors and actresses will be acknowledged at the 2009 Academy Awards. But in addition to lighting up the silver screen, some of the nominees juggle the Herculean task of accomplishing their career goals while raising kids. Hats off to the moms and dads that manage this — they definitely deserve a night out and a stroll down the red carpet. Check out our slideshow to see our favorites!
We can't get enough of our favorite tensome, The Gosselins! From the twins and sextuplet's adorable antics to Jon and Kate's marital banter and genuine love for one another, some episodes of Jon and Kate Plus 8 get you laughing (when Jon took the boys golfing) and others (the St. Jude's episode) leave us crying. The Pennsylvania family is perhaps, television's most lovable bunch, so we've rounded up our favorite episodes of their adventures. Check out our selection and let us know which one you like best!
A while back, Kate Gosselin, queen of the kitchen on TLC's Jon and Kate Plus 8 was kind enough to answer some of our questions about feeding her family of ten. And, now that mamas are rushing around prepping for the holidays, what better time to recap our favorite five of her recipes. If you find yourself short on time, try one of this wonder woman's tricks.
Hanukkah really is all about the kids. They get eight nights of presents, can eat latkes and jelly doughnuts without worrying about the calories and fat, and make fun crafts. The holidays create vivid memories for children so check out our favorite ways to brighten your Festival of Lights festivities.
Whether you are sticking to a budget or breaking the bank this season, we've got the high and low end items that will put a smile on your child's face. From bikes to trikes to seesaws and wooden black wagons, click through the slideshow and check gifts off your list.
Sex may not be the first thing on a new mom's mind, but it certainly isn't the last. A whopping 19 percent of lilsugar mothers said they had sex before they were even six weeks postpartum. And most hot mamas weren't far behind, so I've rounded up a few of our favorite ways to bring sexy back for the women with children who still need a nudge. Check out the options in our slideshow.
The chill and thrill of the holidays can leave lil ones cold and hungry. So allow them to indulge in a few festive comfort foods that will stick to their stomachs and create tasty and lasting childhood memories. To see our five favorite hot treats for tots, check out the slideshow.