How to Balance Work and Family Life: 5 Surprisingly Simple Steps to Improve Your Time Management as a Busy Mom or Dad

How to Balance Work and Family Life - 5 Surprisingly Simple Steps to Improve Your Time Management as a Busy Mom or Dad

It sure can be tough balancing your work-life with being a parent. Before the kids came along, everything took half the time. Going on a night out with your homies required no thought at all. There’s no denying having children is a wonderful gift, but it sure can complicate things and sometimes leave you feeling like there’s no time left for you.

In this article, we’re going to look at taking back control by using simple time management for parents that can help you balance work and family life. I’m going to tell you about five surprisingly simple steps to improve your time management as a busy Mom or Dad.

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4 Simple Steps To Make Working From Home Stress-Free

4 Simple Steps To Make Working From Home Stress-Free

There are plenty of benefits to working from home, especially if you’re a parent. In most jobs where you’re the boss, you’ll be able to set your own schedule, which means you can build your work around the needs of your children.

How many parents would benefit from that! However, while these positions are often desired by those people who work in an office, not every aspect of working from home is stress-free.

Actually, some experts believe that working from home can be more stressful than a traditional office job. Below, we take a look at 4 incredibly useful tips for making sure it’s worth the hassle.

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Raising Healthy, Self-Confident And Responsible Kids: A Top 10 Guide To Parenting Young Children

Raising Healthy, Self-Confident And Responsible Kids - A Top 10 Guide To Parenting Young Children

Raising your children right is a big responsibility. If you’re just a littlebit like me, I bet you’ve thought more than once: “If only kids came with a guidebook!” – I certainly have!

Raising your child to be happy, healthy, self-confident and responsible depends on a number of influencing factors. These factors include exposing them to a life that makes them want to be those things, providing continued support and guidance and letting them make mistakes. And being a role model!

In this article I have compiled a list of 10 surprisingly simple steps that will help you level up your parenting within just one week or less. In fact, when a friend of mine just recently actively incorporated these into his parenting, he could see a big improvement in his relationship with his kids in just 3 days! Sounds too good to be true? Let’s see…

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3 Easy Ways to Help Your Child to Relax at Bedtime

3 Easy Ways to Help Your Child to Relax at Bedtime

Bedtime can be a constant war for us parents, right?

You may find that no matter what you do, you just can’t seem to get your kids to settle down and you may even find that they have more energy at night when compared to any other time in the day.

This is completely normal and you are certainly not alone, but if you want to put an end to bedtime wars then here are a few tips to get you started.

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3 Steps to Compromising When You and Your Partner Have Different Styles of Parenting

3 Steps to Compromising When You And Your Partner Have Different Styles Of Parenting

There are times in life when you can agree to disagree, right? Parenting is not one of those times. A child is something that you both have an active part in and often important choices need to be made that both of you must agree to.

Whether you’re both debating on how to discipline your child or something greater such as whether to homeschool your child, you’ll need to learn the art of compromising. Here are 3 IMPORTANT, yet SIMPLE tips for dealing with conflicting opinions on parenting.

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Goal Setting Activities for Kids: 7 Simple Steps to Raising Self-Determined Kids

Goal Setting Activities for Kids - 6 Simple Steps to Raising Self-Determined Kids

Children who set goals from a young age learn to be self-driven and determined in life. If you could do something as simple as helping your child set and achieve goals and give them the skill set they need to grow into a well-rounded adult, wouldn’t you do it? Children are sponges and by teaching these life skills at a young age, it is more likely they’ll carry the good habits over into their future.

Here, we’ll talk about some of the advantages of teaching your son or daughter self-determination with goal setting. I’ll also give you some ideas about goal setting activities for kids, so you can set your son or daughter up for success. You’d be surprised how early they are ready to start learning!

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You’re Forever Young, Not a Boring Dad: A 5-Step-Guide to Being an Exciting Dad

You are Forever Young Not a Boring Dad

People generally seem to go through the same motions. They’re young; they’re fun, they’re free. Then they get some responsibilities, and they swear that they won’t become like all the other boring folks out there.

And then before they know it, they have kind of slipped into that “no fun” mode of being. But there’s good news: boring-itis isn’t a permanent condition. You can take steps to make yourself fun again! We take a look at some of these methods people. Your kids will appreciate it… and so will you!

So in today’s blog post, we’ll answer the age-old question of “How not to be a boring as a dad?” – Let’s dive right into it…

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Free Audiobooks for Kids – Because Kids Just Love Listening to Stories

Free Audiobooks for Kids - Because Kids just Love Listening to Stories

When I first started doing my research for this particular blog post it was my intention to tell you about 9 free audiobooks for kids. But as I started to dig deeper, I found that what may be more interesting is the places you can find a great many free audio books to download or stream, which can keep your kids entertained for hours.

Just recently I have published a post about the importance of storytime for your kids and what the benefits of reading stories with your kids are. And I still stand by the idea that spending time together with your child, experiencing a great narrative as a family and really just having great quality time together is the best thing you can do for your kids and your family as a whole, I also realize and understand that sometimes there simply isn’t enough time to read as many stories to your kids as they would love to hear. Therefore, audiobooks are a great alternative for your kids to get some inspiration for their imagination, right? Personally, I fell that there is nothing wrong with it, as long as I don’t use these story as an excuse not to spend time with my kids!

Here I have found three different websites where you can download audiobooks for kids completely legally and for free. Let’s take a closer look.

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Baby Monitors with a Camera: What Are the Top Rated Baby Monitors?

Baby Monitors with a Camera - What are the Top Rated Baby Monitors

In this article, we are going to look at baby monitors with a camera and see which baby monitors on Amazon are the top rated.

Every parent wants to keep their precious new baby safe, it’s a Dad’s job after all to protect his family. One way to do this is by investing in a good quality, top-rated baby monitor with a video camera function.

Sure, you can get a very basic monitor for just a few bucks, but they won’t have a video display or many of the other features that provide extra benefits and peace of mind. Being able to see your baby as well as hear them, lets you see at a glance if all is well. I certainly wouldn’t have been without a baby monitor when my son Benni was a baby.

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How to Teach Kids About Time: 7 Steps to Help Your Kids Read the Clock and Understand Time

How to Teach Kids about Time - 7 Steps to Help Your Kids Read the Clock and Understand Time

Understanding time is a fundamental milestone for children. It helps them understand the past, present and future. It also lets them develop a sense of routine, which is critical to creating harmony in your son’s or daughter’s life.

Are you ready to find out how to teach kids about time? Keep reading to learn what you can do, even from an early age, to help your child tell the time. There are also a few games included at the end of this article that can help make telling time more fun.

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