7 Safe Family Life Hacks Using Essential Oils

7 Safe Family Life Hacks Using Essential Oils

Lack of sleep and concentration, headaches, anxiety, weight gain … are these familiar side-effects of parenting? Healthy living consultant and tuned in parent Monica M. shares why she and her family, even their pets, use essential oils every day to safely and effectively treat common family ailments while living green and smelling sweet! “Essential oils […]

Tips for Helping Kids Cope with Illness in the Family

Tips for Helping Kids Cope with Illness in the Family

A few days back, my mom had come to stay with us. She was sitting on the piano and teaching my little daughter how to play it. However, it was difficult for her to keep her hands from shaking and she couldn’t smile back even though she was appreciative of her granddaughter’s progress. My daughter […]

Tips for Turning Resolutions into Reality

Tips for Turning Resolutions into Reality

Are you ready for the New Year? 2017 plans are brewing; annoying Christmas toys are tinkering; and resolutions are . . . getting slammed? Suddenly, the word “resolution” is not politically correct? Well, that’s the perfect ending to 2016 — the year of “you can’t say that.” Nevertheless, a lot of us parents know there’s […]

8 Tips for Talking to Kids about Tragic News Events

8 Tips for Talking to Kids about Tragic News Events

Note from the editor, June 13, 2016: Our hearts go out to the Orlando community after suffering the worst mass shooting in U.S. history. These parenting tips, though originally written after the Paris attacks, can offer guidance in helping children process any tragic and traumatic news. Our thoughts are with the people of Paris in the aftermath […]

TiP Jar Top 10: Parenting Quotes, Tips, and Real Kid Quips

TiP Jar Top 10: Parenting Quotes, Tips, and Real Kid Quips

It’s tip jar time again! We’ve selected the top ten quotes, pics, real kid quips, and parenting tips shared via the “tip jar” and our social media pages! Enjoy! Parenting Humor Real Kid Quips Parenting Quotes Parenting Tips And a bonus 11th tip jar share from tuned in parent Paula Dettloff-Shoup that gently reminds us […]

A Mom’s Struggle with Postpartum Body Image and Weight-Loss

A Mom’s Struggle with Postpartum Body Image and Weight-Loss

Jules Ruud, blogger at One Ruud Mom, bravely shares with us her struggle with an unhealthy body image that began in childhood and peaked recently after the birth of her second son. The combination of her postpartum body image pressure and her newfound determination to change her mindset and her lifestyle inspired her to share […]

Body Image (Part 2): Changing Beauty Standards

Do you have a healthy body image? If your goal is to be skinny when your body type (lifelong or postpartum) is otherwise, you may be working against yourself. Sound familiar? You’re far from alone. Whether you’ve just had a baby, want to fit into that dress, or have struggled with weight your whole life, […]

Does Parenting Really Get Any Easier? Here I Go Again!

Quirky, funny, scientist mommy and tuned in parent Dr. Lidia Prieto Frias is not your average mama! Born in Germany, raised in Spain, and welcomed into motherhood in the U.S., she has a unique, global perspective on the parenting game. Dr. Lidia’s first Tuned In Parents feature was well-received. And we’re thrilled to invite her […]

Tip Jar Top Picks: Parenting Quotes, Tips, and Real Kid Quips!

Tip Jar Top Picks: Parenting Quotes, Tips, and Real Kid Quips!

It’s tip jar time again! We’ve got the best quotes, pics, real kid quips, and parenting tips shared via the “tip jar” and our Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest pages! Enjoy! In our parenting news roundup including the Earth 2.0 discovery, we encouraged tuned in parents to share the news with the kids. Well, this […]