If you want to change the way you think and feel, start by changing the words that you tell yourself.
How you choose to think about things rewires the brain and changes your subconscious mind. If you constantly tell yourself negative things, your brain will subconsciously look for evidence to support your theory, and prove yourself right.
The opposite is also true – when you start focusing on the positive – even if you don’t entirely believe it at first, over time you’ll find your mood improves, and your outlook on your life improves as well.
Make an effort to repeat some of these positive affirmations to yourself each and every day, and watch how it transforms your life!
We have broken these up into a few different categories, so pick the ones that matter most to you!
Struggling to conceive when you finally feel ready to have a child is an incredibly difficult thing to go through, and can be difficult for anyone.
From feelings of personal failure to worries that things will never get to work out for you, it can be an incredible source of pain. That two week wait feels harsher each time you go through it, and it may feel like there is never an end in sight.
Fear not however, because temporary struggles do not mean that parenthood is out of reach. And while it may take some time, there are some things you can do to ease the pain and stay sane until that happens.
In this article, we’re going to go over our top 6 tips to keep in mind while trying to conceive, which have helped us personally as we strive to become parents too.
Talking about money is tough, and financial troubles can be one of the greatest causes of stress within households.
Therefore, it is a topic that many parents choose to avoid, or only touch upon lightly when educating their children.
Yet, money is important – and instilling positive values about money, while simultaneously teaching how to make, save and invest it certainly aids towards your child having a financially successful feature.
Over the last 10 years, I have been fortunate to work with many bright people from all walks of life. From tech startup entrepreneurs to the ‘millionaire next door’ types who carefully saved their way to financial independence, I’ve learned a lot.
The one thing in common is that people think about money differently – and were taught differently by their parents.
In this article, I’m going to briefly cover some of these common values, many of which you may want to consider adopting passing along to your children as well.
These days, it feels like parents are busier than ever.
Work carries over into home, you’re constantly running between the store, appointments and meetings, and of course you can’t give up quality time with the kids.
It can be stressful, and cause you to feel overwhelmed. Time with your partner may be sacrificed, and you may not have any safe outlets for your stress.
After starting a daily walking ritual with my partner Amara, I noticed that I just felt good during and after our walks. So, I started looking into the research. We all know that exercise is good for your body, but what are the emotional and relational benefits that walking provides?
How can taking walks as a family benefit not only your own peace of mind, but strengthen your relationship with your partner and your children?
Baby powder is a typical personal care product found in many homes, especially for those living with babies and young children. Baby powder is commonly used in the skin’s sweaty areas and in baby’s diaper area, but in some instances, baby powder might be accidentally swallowed or even intentionally eaten (yes, you’ve read that right).
Herbs have been a typical part of our diet as they bring more flavor and aroma to our everyday meals. Cilantro is one of the herbs commonly used as a culinary spice and it may be something that you used to enjoy eating with your favorite salad or pasta. But now that you’re pregnant you might wonder, is cilantro safe during pregnancy?
Nothing beats the feeling of seeing your baby healthy, and enjoying the meals that you’ve dedicated so much time and effort to prepare. But let’s face it, there are times that you may need to shift to some ready-to-eat foods, and Cheerios might be among the first food items to cross your mind. With that, you might also be thinking, when can babies eat Cheerios?
Infant formula is the ideal alternative for breast milk when it comes to infant nutrition. So if you’re a new mom who choose to offer powdered formula milk to your baby, it is just typical to think of stocking up a few cans to make sure your little one won’t run out of milk. But on the other hand, you might also be wondering, does powdered infant formula expire?
Getting peed during diaper change might be one of the funniest moments that many new parents encounter, especially if they have a baby boy. It might even be something that you still laugh about until now. But when this “accident” suddenly turns into a habit, you may come to think, “Is there something I can do to avoid getting peed on?”
Well, actually there is! We’ve collected a couple of tips and tricks to help keep your those wet clothes and beddings at bay.