How Parents Can Build Their Village

I often talk about the importance of building and leaning on your village, but what does that mean and how can you do it? Your village is a group of people that you rely on to support you and your family in times of need, and in return, you support them as well. After all, just like any healthy relationship, being a part of a village goes two ways.

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Hiring a Babysitter as a Stay-at-Home Mom

For many parents, an extra set of hands to help with childcare would go a long way in finishing their to-do list, reducing stress and so much more. Just like self-care isn’t selfish, hiring a babysitter isn’t either. When parents hire a caregiver, they have more time to do what they need so they can show up and be there for their kids.

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5 Ideas for Embracing Your Family’s Heritage

Whether it’s the one we were born into or the one we built ourselves, family is a big part of our lives. I know I’m not the only person who would say that my family is the most important part of my life. Family is there to hold you up when you’re down, support you, love you, comfort you and protect you.

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The Essential Village

Building a village as a parent is not just great for the children, it's an essential element of surviving the challenges that can come from raising children in the modern world. Read on to find out the top reasons why building your village is vital.

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Self-Care Isn’t Selfish

Just about every mom I know puts the needs of others before her own, which is why I’m calling out all moms and making sure the message gets heard: Caring for yourself is caring for your family—it’s vital to your mental, physical and emotional health, and it will make you a better mom, spouse and person.

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What to Look For When Hiring a Sitter for a Child with Special Needs

Having a child with special needs in your family is one of the most joyful, enriching experiences a parent can have. As a proud sibling of someone with autism, I would never want to see who I would be without my brother Michael because he’s made me a better person in every single way! It also means that finding the right sitter often takes a little extra finesse—there are likely a few childcare factors that must be considered so your kiddo has all the support they need. 

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Baby Steps: Taking on Postpartum Anxiety

The journey through parenthood is filled with so many joys and special moments—but there is a dark side that is oftentimes masked by carefully curated photos on social media. The pressure to strive for perfection is amplified by the internet and not enough people are talking about the struggle that roughly 20% of moms experience. Let’s start a conversation about postpartum anxiety and depression.

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Growing Up with Grandparents

Living with my grandparents was one of the best experiences of my life and shaped me into the woman I am today. Understanding the benefits of having grandparents in a child’s life helps parents make informed decisions on what’s best for their little one. Read the top three benefits to including grandparents in your village.

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Girl, Trust Me: Trust Yourself

When it comes to carving out time in your schedule, make sure to leave some room for yourself. Whether it’s to reflect, relax, recharge—or all three—you’re working your butt off, give yourself permission to hand over the reins for a moment and focus on you. Self-care isn’t selfish. 

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Nanny Trial Period

Finding the right nanny takes time, since parents want to ensure they’re leaving their child with someone they trust completely. Before making it “official” with your favorite candidate, be sure to have a short trial period and make sure it’s a good fit.

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