Parenting | Polk County Moms

Taking the “Toxic” Out of Achievement Culture for our Kids

This story originally appeared on The Local Moms Network. Our kids have gotten very good at handling a barrage of pressures; they’re likely overscheduled and grinding out their studies and extra curricular with high expectations for now and the future. But the...

14 Reasons Why I Love You! (Valentine’s idea)

Starting February 1st, put a heart with uplifting words written on it on your child’s door each day until Valentine’s Day ❤️ ⁣⁠   Remind them WHY you love them so much. This is such a fun new family tradition!   At a loss for what to say? Here are some examples...

Paris Hilton’s Mom Era: 6 Reasons We’re Loving It

This story originally appeared on The Local Moms Network.  Paris Hilton is currently promoting her show Paris in Love, which airs on Peacock, and chronicles her self-proclaimed “Mom Era”…and what an era it is. Just over two years ago, in November 2021, she married...

6 Steps to Getting Back to Work After Time Off

Moms who leave their jobs to be with their kids have always been faced with a challenge, if and when they decide to go back to work. And in the last few years, the pandemic forced more moms than ever before to leave their jobs to prioritize their families. By some...

5 Smart Strategies for the Sandwich Generation

For many reasons, some women are becoming moms later in life. And there are many benefits to that, from financial stability to being emotionally ready for parenting. But as a generation of moms have kids later and people live longer, it means more and more moms are...

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