3 mins read

Cornstarch for Baby Rash

Dealing with baby rashes may be one of the least fun parts of being a mom. That red, sore-looking bottom can seem like an indictment of bad parenting. It’s easy to believe that your baby wouldn’t have diaper rash if you’d remembered to change his diaper more often or used the right cream or ointment or powder to protect his delicate skin from irritation. Cornstarch is an old home remedy to help keep skin dry and reduce friction that can cause heat rashes and diaper rashes. It may, however, cause as many problems as it heals.

3 mins read

The Elf On The Shelf Is Ruining My Life!

The first year that our Elf on the Shelf R.W. visited from the South Pole, my husband and I took on the task very cautiously. We were unsure of what the task entailed – we knew that we needed to move our Elf each night, however we lacked creativity.R.W. just moved. He didn’t get into any shenanigans, just hopped from lamp-to-picture frame-to-Christmas Tree. We were novices, we weren’t sure how much …

6 mins read

Alcohol Abuse: When Mommy Has a Problem

By Desire Washington She wasn’t going to make it. Sally was running late again and she hated seeing the look on her daughter Olivia’s eyes, as her daughter was forced to wait. Where had Sally’s day gone? An early morning PTA meeting? Done. Chores? Done. Shed revised the budget. Perhaps, it was the afternoon nap?

6 mins read

Having Teenage Drivers is a Test for for Moms…

There are times when I think maybe I am not cut out for motherhood. I know you are probably thinking its a little late in the game to start thinking that way. I can handle pregnancy; sleepless nights, potty training and homework that make me question how I ever passed the fourth grade. But I dont think I can handle having my children drive.