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I'm a stay-at-home mom of one sweet girl, and I have been for her whole life! So I've learned a lot about parenting over these almost four years. Talk about on-the-job training!  Here are all my posts about parenting! Wondering how I feel about <a href="https://fulfillandthrive.com/tv-for-toddlers/">screen time</a>? Or what to do if you and your husband <a href="http://fulfillandthrive.com/husband-disagree-parenting/">disagree</a> about how to parent together? And how to get your kid to <a href="http://fulfillandthrive.com/try-new-foods/">try new foods</a>? You'll find the answers here! Do you have suggestion for what I should write about next? I'd love to hear from you! Send me an <a href="mailto:diana@fulfillandthrive.com">email</a>, or comment on any of my posts! And of course, I would love to hear your feedback on all of my posts!

  • Does everything your kids do drive you up the wall? Keep reading to find out how to stop being irritated by your kids so often.
    mental health,  sahm parenting

    How to Stop Getting Irritated By Your Kids

    Do you find yourself getting irritated by your kids often? Does everything they do drive you up the wall? I totally understand! I felt that way about my daughter for several months straight. Not only did my hair-trigger make me feel guilty and like a terrible mom… I felt like my irritation was making me miss important moments in her young life. Do you feel that way too? Keep reading to find out how to stop being so irritated by your kids. It’s Normal! Sometimes, getting irritated by your kids is just normal! It turns out that regular kids behavior is just annoying sometimes. They’re learning by using repetition, silly…

  • Learn the essential tips & tools for balancing your time, staying efficient, managing distractions, and keeping the peace while working at home with kids.
    be productive,  sahm parenting,  wahm life

    Working at Home with Kids: Tips & Tools

    Many people dream of running their own online business with kids at home, but it’s a struggle! Balancing your time, staying efficient, managing distractions, and still keeping your kids happy is a real juggling act. What do you need to actually succeed at working at home with kids? Read on to learn my best tips and the essential tools! The Reality of Working at Home with Kids It’s nice to imagine our kids playing nicely, building block towers, and doing puzzles quietly while we grow our businesses. But in reality, kids are needy and interrupt often! Even on days when I have a lot to do, I still get up…

  • Do you want to slow down and enjoy your life… without having to move to a cabin in the woods? Learn the benefits of slowing down and how to do it.
    family & home,  live simply,  mental health,  sahm parenting

    How to Slow Down and Enjoy Every Day

    Does your life feel rushed and hectic? Especially for stay-at-home and work-at-home moms, we often feel like we should be enjoying every precious moment with our children. But in real life, we have chores, responsibilities, work, and children to deal with. So how can we slow down and enjoy our lives… without having to move to an off-grid cabin in the woods? Read on to learn the benefits of slowing down and how to do it. Why Should I Slow Down? You know that feeling all moms have half an hour before bedtime… Head spinning with dirty dishes, unbathed kids, unfinished homework, what you need to catch up on before…

  • Decision fatigue can make your productivity plans fail before you even begin! Learn the best ways to avoid decision fatigue for busy moms.
    be productive,  live simply,  mental health,  sahm parenting,  wahm life

    How to Avoid Decision Fatigue

    The dreaded decision fatigue. It can make your productivity plans fail before you even begin! But what can you do about it? Learn how to identify decision fatigue and the best ways to avoid it for busy moms. What is Decision Fatigue? The theory of decision fatigue begins with the idea that you can only make so many good decision before your brain starts to get tired. You know what I mean: you can eat healthy for breakfast, even lunch, but by dinner you’re too worn out to make the good choice of having a healthy dinner! You’ve heard of famous people like Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg wearing the…

  • Struggling with your mental health after having a baby? Here's what I wish I knew when I had a newborn and how to know when you might need help.
    mental health,  sahm parenting

    Caring for Your Mental Health After Having a Baby

    Becoming a mom is a life-changing experience! Between the hormones of pregnancy, the physical trauma of birth (no matter how you did it), and the tortuous sleep deprivation of having a newborn, the initiation into motherhood can take a serious toll. Without proper knowledge, support, and care, your mental health can be affected before you even notice! Here are my tips, learned from experience, on how to care for your mental health after having a baby. My Story I had a rough pregnancy that completely upended my life (read more about it here). And after I gave birth, I needed another surgery three weeks later from being in extreme pain!…