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Candid Bonus Parenting Advice You Need To Read Right Now

It won’t be easy. Trust me when I say it won’t be easy. And this isn’t meant to discourage you, it isn’t meant to be a challenge to do better than another woman in your shoes, and it isn’t about being ‘better’ or ‘worse’ than someone else.

You have to understand one thing: it’s your journey. No one can take it away from you, or write it for you. So promise me that you won’t be too hard on yourself. Promise me that you’ll push through doubt and insecurity because we all face it. And promise me that you’ll still see the good, even when it feels like you’re failing.

Because just stepping into this role takes bravery; don’t lose sight of that. Read More

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What People Don’t Understand About Being A Bonus Parent

What people don’t understand about being a bonus parent is that there’s actually no distinction between who or what’s ‘real.’ There are no labels, no differences. Your child is your child, not your ‘sort of’ child, not your ‘half’ child, not your ‘pretend’ child. And it doesn’t matter whether you’re biological or carry the same DNA—you are a parent. Read More

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7 Best Innovative Toys For Kids

Finding the best toys for kids is always a challenge. Every little guy/girl is different, has different interests, and is always changing and growing in and out of styles based on fads, friends, and other influences. Walk into a toy store and it’s easy to be overwhelmed by the options and choices, especially if your kiddo is into a variety of things.

Some toys are simple: for playing and imagination. Other toys challenge their minds, and it’s always good to have a little of both. If you’re looking to increase your child’s higher thinking and creative skills, here are a few of the best innovative toys for kids on the market right now. Read More