Michelle G. Mozo

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Toddler Sleep 101: What You Need to Know

How many hours of sleep does your toddler need? And does he really have to nap? We answer some common questions about toddler sleep.<p>Some toddlers sleep through the night and others turn bedtime into a battle, but most kids share general sleep tendencies. Here are answers to common questions on …

'He's Not Motivated': How Can We Strengthen a Child's Effort and Motivation to Learn?

In a previous post, I discussed the problem of children's lack of motivation and grit. Today, I would like to offer some additional thoughts and recommendations for helping kids with this common, but often difficult, problem.<p>To understand a child's lack of motivation, we need to return to first …

Motivation

26 Lessons Your Son's Future Spouse Will Thank You For Teaching Him

Although I wanted daughters my whole life, I ended up having two awesome boys instead. I've always been a bit of a guys' girl, so, in the end, <i>someone</i> knew better than I did.<p>But coming from a family of all girls, I was really scared when I found out I was carrying a member of the foreign male …

Time for the Truth: What Does it Really Mean When Kids Lie?

<b>My son cut a hole in his t-shirt the other day.</b> Well, according to him, the scissors were just walking on the counter when they walked right over to …

10 Common Mistakes Parents Today Make (Me Included)

When I became a mom, I got lots of advice on how to love my child. But not until a few years ago did someone actually point out that loving a child means wanting what's best for them <i>long-term.</i><p>When my four daughters were young, <i>long-term</i> didn't resonate with me. Back then it was about survival, …

Parenting

There's a Perfectly Good Reason Why Parents Think Their '3-Year-Olds are A**Holes'

After reading Sarah Fader's recent HuffPost blog, "3-Year-Olds are A**Holes," I felt compelled to respond.<p>The fact that a third of a million Americans "liked" this article, as well as it garnering hundreds of comments generally slamming children, speak to the child-adult discords we have in our …

Weekly Meal Plan: Recipes Kids Love

After spending a few days away from the kids last week, I am all about doting on them even more than I usually do right now. I think a week’s worth …

How to Raise Happy Kids: 10 Steps Backed by Science

<b>When you ask parents what they want for their kids, what’s usually the most common reply? They want their children to be</b> <b>happy</b><b>.</b><p>Via Raising Happiness: …

Are Touchscreens Melting Your Kid's Brain?

Tablets and other touchscreens will keep your kids quiet. But will they also melt their brains? <br>Tavis Coburn<p>Children today are surrounded by screen …

Ready to Pack Your Hospital Bag? Read This Checklist First

Chances are, you’ve spent the past several months dreaming of the day you finally get to meet baby. You’ve stocked up on baby gear, decorated the …

8 Ways Your Body Changes Post-Baby (That No One Tells You About)

A neon pink headline caught my eye in the check-out line: “<b>The Weird and Wild Changes To Your Post-Baby Bod</b>, p.57″<p>Damn right I grabbed the magazine; …

Sleep – are you getting enough?

There’s been an update to the recommended sleep guidelines. Are you getting the right amount?<p>Are you getting enough sleep? Updated snooze …

Dad's Solution to Putting Newborn to Sleep Is Simply Genius

Ask any new parent what the hardest part of this whole creating-life-with-our-bodies and raising-them-to-be-good-human-beings thing is, and they’re …

Tips for Surviving the 1st Trimester of Pregnancy

For some women the first trimester of pregnancy is a breeze full of happiness and the start of a pregnancy glow. But for many, it isn’t so easy. Some …

Storing Your Breastmilk: Guidelines, Tips, & Tricks

Whether you need to build a stash of breast milk before returning to work, or just want to keep some expressed milk on hand for the occasional date …

Bye-Bye, Lower Back Pain: Yoga Sequence For Mommies-to-Be

If you're expecting, prenatal yoga will be your saving grace to keep muscles strong and supple, improve the flexibility and balance you can lose as your belly grows, and as a bonus, it can help you mentally and physically prepare for labor. If you've already tried this sequence to open tight hips …

Back to Basics: 11 Shoes Every Woman Should Own

Click through for the classic shoes every fashionable woman should have in her closet.<p>Aside from diamonds, we're pretty sure shoes are a woman's best friend. With seemingly endless options each season, it's hard not to amass a collection of pumps in a rainbow of colors, or more than 10 pairs of …

How to Make Teriyaki Sauce at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Stephanie Le from I Am a Food Blog is pulling back the curtain on teriyaki sauce, and revealing that you only need 5 ingredients to make it</i> …

10 Habits Of High Net-Worth Women

Illustrated by Ammiel Mendoza.<p><i>UPDATE: This post was originally published on February 26.</i><p><b>Keep Your Eye on the Prize</b><br>As a financial advisor, I have …

And The Country That Drinks The Most Beer Is...

There are many reasons to love the beer renaissance, but the hiking price of the drink is not one of them. Six dollar six-packs used to be the norm; now people are shelling out that same amount <i>for just one beer</i>. It couldn't be more apropos, then, that Finance Online put together some data to see …

10 Things Every Fashionable Woman Should Have by 30

Your 20s can be for style, career and love experimentation, but as a woman enters her 30s there are certain pieces she should own that well-represent her.<p>Your 20s can be for style, career and love experimentation, but as a woman enters her 30s there are certain pieces she should own that …

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Design

29 Throw Pillows To Instantly Update Your Sofa

Throw pillows: the simplest way to improve a room, now in every style, mood, and budget.<p>Change the feel of a room, for the season or your mood, with new decorative pillows for your couch.

Tour A Home The Size Of A Walk-In Closet

Brittany Yunker dreamed big by thinking small, building her cozy Washington state abode from the ground up.<p>Brittany Yunker dreamed big by thinking small, building her cozy Washington state abode from the ground up.

12 Things No One Ever Tells You About Babies

Dirty diapers? Yes. Sleepless nights? Of course. A pimply, pointy-headed newborn—what's up with that? Let us clue you in on the biggest surprises about little babies.<p>My baby's head looks strange.<p>You envisioned a picture-perfect Gerber baby—round, rosy, and oh-so-cute. If your newborn's head looks a …

Must-Haves For A Comfortable Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a magical time. Your body goes through a great number of amazing changes to grow a new human being. But many of these changes can be …

Pregnancy

Breastfeeding: The First Weeks

You have made the decision to breastfeed your baby – great news! While this may not be what you want to hear, it is important to understand that …

Pregnancy