Alternative Questions to “How Was Your Day”

After another eight hours of work, and a whole day of school, spending time with the family is a highly anticipated part of your daily life! These pockets of bonding moments give you chances to learn about your kid’s day, how they’re feeling, and to simply get to know them — their likes and dislikes — some more. So, how do you make the most out of those parent and child conversations? Here’s a simple tactic, Moms and Dads: Try asking questions that are specific. This way the kids will be encouraged to share detailed answers whether it’s about themselves or something they enjoyed doing for the day! Here are a couple of questions you can test out. See how these can make a difference in your daily conversations with your kids!

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Pump Princess Diaries: 5 Reasons Why I Decided to Exclusively Pump

We often hear that breast is best, but about when it’s served in a bottle? It’s a pretty good option too for feeding your baby! The process of expressing breastmilk and feeding it to your baby through a bottle is called Exclusive Pumping. It typically involves an electric breast pump, a pumping schedule, and a whole lot of washing pump parts and accessories. So why do it? Keep reading to find out the five main reasons why I decided to exclusively pump milk to feed my daughter.

Pump Princess Diaries: 5 Reasons Why I Decided to Exclusively Pump

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How I Deal with Mom-Guilt While Working from Home!

As a first-time mom, I consider working from home a gift. I can check on my one-year-old daughter any time I like and make sure that she’s happy, comfortable, and well. But on the flip side, working from home often triggers my mom-guilt. It happens when I hear her playing in the other room while I’m stuck in front of my computer. It happens when I’m in a work call and can’t attend to her when she cries. It happens when the sun starts to set and I’ve ticked so many work tasks off my list, but I haven’t spent enough time with her. I know that working is not bad and giving my child space to discover things on her own is actually healthy. But where is the feeling coming from?

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Local TV Shows Thirty-Something Parents Loved as Kids!

It was the time before Cocomelon and Paw Patrol, before online streaming was even a thing. We would sit in front of the television at a fixed hour in the morning, afternoon, and evening, excitedly anticipating our favorite shows. These were the programs where we learned about history, folk tales, the english language, and so much more. Most of all, these were the shows that brought us a lot of happiness, and just remembering the titles already makes us laugh out loud. So, let’s take a nostalgic trip down memory lane, moms and dads, by reminiscing some of our beloved local kids’ shows! We also found a couple of episode links, so you can share these with your kids!

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