FOR MOMS AND DADS

Balancing work, parenting and relationships is no easy task. How about a little "you-time," Mom and Dad? Lose the guilt and get some thoughts on how to care for yourself.
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5 Spare Time Tricks for Mom

It's a rare occurrence, but occasionally moms do get a little free time. It's about time you took advantage of it -- and we have a few suggestions to help you enjoy it.

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    10 Signs You're Doing Too Much

    Life is busy, but if you find yourself abandoning the things you love most just so you can tear through that to-do list, it might be a sign you've take on too much. What are 10 signs that you're doing more than you can handle? See more »

  • 10 Ways to Treat Yourself on Mother's Day

    10 Ways to Treat Yourself on Mother's Day

    Kids aren't known for respecting "mommy time." For little ones, even the bathroom is fair game. But then there's that one precious day of the year when you're the pampered one -- how should you celebrate? See more »

  • 5 Best Movies About Being a Mom

    5 Best Movies About Being a Mom

    No offence to June Cleaver, but '50s portrayals of motherhood are not, how shall we say, spot-on. Today, we're more likely to see films like "Stepmom": poignant, conflict-filled and often funny accounts of the joys and heartaches of being a mother. See more »

  • 5 Dates for You and Your Girlfriends

    5 Dates for You and Your Girlfriends

    You've been looking forward to your girl's night out, but the thought of going to a club with 1,000 of your closest friends doesn't sound so appealing. We've got five alternatives that will let you keep up with the gossip and stay close to your girls. See more »

  • 5 Ways to get Your Partner to do More Around the House

    5 Ways to get Your Partner to do More Around the House

    Even in these days of equality, the majority of household work is still done by women, even if they also work outside the home. But there are many ways to get your spouse or partner to help out more. He may even get to enjoy it. See more »

  • 8 Tips for Surviving Stay-at-home Motherhood

    8 Tips for Surviving Stay-at-home Motherhood

    Stay-at-home motherhood is a luxury many women will never know, but it's not a walk in the park. Here are 8 tips for stay-at-home moms. See more »

  • How can parents make time for themselves?

    How can parents make time for themselves?

    Does it feel selfish to spend time away from your kids? Well, it's not. When you spend time away from your children, it's actually good for the whole family. Why? See more »

  • How do I make time for myself?

    How do I make time for myself?

    Work, school, sporting events, carpools filled with screaming children -- sometimes a parent's life is filled with too much noise and not enough space. With packed schedules and lots of commitments, is it possible to make a little time for yourself? See more »

  • How does time management affect my health?

    How does time management affect my health?

    If you don't effectively manage your time, it can be easy to get overwhelmed and stressed out with all the obligations you have. What kinds of effects can this have on your health? See more »

  • How to Organize Your Kids' Schedules

    How to Organize Your Kids' Schedules

    If your kids' activities and appointments have you and your family running around in circles, it may be time to get organized. What tools and techniques can help you get started? See more »

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