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This Valentine’s Day, Skip the Roses: Get Something She Really Wants

Valentine's Day gives you a good excuse to thoughtfully shower those you love with appreciation and remind them that they matter.

Love Them Like You’re Going to Lose Them

"Our neighbor's daughter died, it was a freak accident and they are out of town...their son witnessed the whole thing... Do you have any advice to share?"

All The Things We’d Rather Do Than Super Bowl

RealityMoms have some pretty creative ideas as far as things they'd rather be doing than watching the Super Bowl...

Crafty Gifts for the Makers on your List

If your house has a few kids and is anything like mine, you have a gamer, and you have a maker. I’ve got one kid who I have to tear away from the screen, and another who just loves to be crafty. These are the gifts that #RealityMoms think are...

When Your Elf on the Shelf Needs a Career Change

I had reservations when we got our Elf on the Shelf, the mischievous Donnie. He warmed on me, but only after he changed jobs.

#TreatYoShelf: Great Books by #RealityMoms

If you're looking for a stocking stuffer for the mom in your life, we'd highly recommend any of these titles written by our own Reality Moms.

12 New Year’s Resolutions Your Toddler Won’t Be Making This Year

Since our toddlers won’t be making any new years' resolutions this year, I took the liberty of putting together a list of resolutions for them. Of course, your little one won’t be sticking to any of these, but you will still love them to pieces anyway.

Perfectionism and the Holidays: The Gift that Keeps on Giving

Perfectionism is when what we expect, in our narrowed mind’s eye, comes crashing up against reality, and then there’s a mess.

I’ll Never Be Invited to a Neighborhood Party Again

I have anxiety about partying with folks I don’t know well, so when the invitation to the neighborhood party came, my anxiety (and awkwardness) came out.

Hot Stocking Stuffers for 2018

You've got all of the "big" gifts covered. But do you want to know what the hottest stocking stuffers are for 2018? We've got you covered.