Mom, Myself, & I

When I posed this question to our Facebook community, I was initially surprised with how few responses it received. Then I read through the responses, and was pleasantly surprised by how fantastically descriptive and accurate they were. One of our commenters asked what motherhood means to us at EverydayFamily, and honestly? You mamas nailed it. ...

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One in six Americans now owns and wears a fitness tracker. If your New Year’s resolution included a fitness goal and you purchased a fitness tracker to help you along the way, check out the tips below to get the most of it! ...

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We're a month into the new year. Why not take some time to look back and celebrate your growth, the struggles you endured, and the triumphs you made in the last year. ...

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Like many mothers, I enjoy a clever parenting hack when I see one. I will most likely pin it to my Pinterest board to join the 10 million other pins that I forget about until a few years later when the pin resurfaces and I come across it and think, 'Wow, this is great! I should do this!" and then pin it again until the circle of life is complete. ...

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Bringing a new baby home from the hospital is both one of the most wonderful and one of the most challenging events in any couple's relationship. Between the moments of intense sweetness, like first family cuddles and baby’s first bath, there are often moments of intense stress, such as a baby that won’t stop crying at 3:00 am or an argument ...

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Emotional eating happens when you turn to food for comfort. It’s not necessarily because you’re hungry, but rather because a void needs to be filled or a feeling needs to be suppressed. These feelings can take over and consume your thoughts. The crunchy saltiness of a potato chip or the sweet sinfulness of a piece of cake may call your name ...

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Small acts of kindness have the power to make a big difference in the lives of others. This winter, when things are cold and glum outside, challenge yourself to brighten someone else’s day by completing a small, simple act of kindness. Bring your little one in on the fun by telling them what you’re doing and letting them help create small acts ...

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Winter can be tough. The cold, glum days outside can sometimes leave us feeling tired and worn-down and when you have little ones the harsh weather can lead to all kinds of cooped up frustrations. If winter blues have you feeling down and you’re looking for a quick pick-me-up, check out the list below of five ways you can brighten your day in ...

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Confession: I am a bit obsessed with Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds. I mean seriously, have you ever seen such a perfect couple? The way that she looked while pregnant on the red carpet? How they seem to always be cracking each other up but also checking each other out? The adorable speeches Ryan makes about her and the pride you hear in his ...

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Can we talk for a minute about how scary it is to be a mother? Going into this holiday season, I feel like my heart is both happy -- and weighed down by the hard and scary stuff of life. When I look at my kids playing happily in front of me, I think of all the families who have lost children in their lives. When I curl up under my warm ...

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