Time management tips for moms

8 Time Management Tips for Moms

Being a mom is one of the most rewarding roles a woman can have. But it is also one of the most demanding.

Juggling between career, children's needs, household tasks, and other daily activities leaves little to no room for much-needed self-care. In addition, such a lifestyle can take its toll on mental health, relationships, and overall well-being. 

    These 8 time management tips for moms can help alleviate stress in your life and make room for yourself and the people you love. 

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    5 Easy Ways To Inspire Your Kids To Become Creative Problem-Solvers

    5 Easy Ways To Inspire Your Kids To Become Creative Problem-Solvers

    As parents, it’s our hope to raise our kids to become creative individuals who can solve problems and find creative solutions to their challenges. It’s been proven time and time again that being able to solve problems is one of the key traits that allow a person to go further in life.

    So, how exactly do we inspire creativity and ingenuity in our kids? It really isn’t as tricky as you might believe. These are five things you can do on a daily basis to transform your little ones into competent problem solvers.

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    5 (Easy) Practices To Help You Become A Better Parent During The Pandemic

    5 (Easy) Practices To Help You Become A Better Parent During The Pandemic

    None of us could have predicted just how much our lives would’ve changed when the COVID-19 pandemic rolled around. Along with other tasks, parenting became a much more difficult job, and quite a bit more stressful, too.

    For one, us parents had to deal with so much uncertainty and fear surrounding the virus – we constantly had to ask questions like: “how contagious is it?”, or “how do we prevent our loved ones from getting it?” 

    And then we also had to explain the situation problem to our kids, which was probably not an easy task for most – especially if we consider that a pandemic isn’t exactly something that many of us have ever experienced.

    Also, we had to deal with the sudden interruptions to our schedule. With schools getting cancelled and our kids being separated from our friends, most of us suddenly had to face the tough act of balancing our work and other chores while also tending to the needs of our kids and babies stuck at home.

    Still, even though it’s been more than a year since COVID-19 first appeared, the task of parenting during a pandemic still hasn’t gotten any easier for most of us. 

    And adding to all of it is the fact that there still might be a long way to go until life returns to something normal, or something close to it. 

    To help you out with the challenge of pandemic parenting, here’s a list of five things you can easily do to make your job easier and make life a bit better for everyone at home.

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    A Handy Guide To All Baba Baa Books (And Ways To Use Them)

    A Handy Guide To All Baba Baa Books (And Ways To Use Them)

    We can’t ignore the importance of reading. It’s the activity that makes us wiser, more creative, and more colourful individuals, which is exactly why many of us try to get our kids reading from as early an age as possible.

    But to get our kids into the habit of reading is easier said than done. The two biggest questions parents ask are: how can we make reading fun, what books do we give them?We’ve gone and answered those questions in a previous blog post which you can read here, and we pointed out that our books are especially great for getting your kids into the habit of reading, all while having fun doing it. Now that you actually want to get one of our titles for your little one, which one of our great sound books should you pick?

    To make it easier to decide on what book to get your kids, we’ve created this handy guide that explains each and every single one of our titles, and how you can use them to enrich your little one’s life!

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    5 Challenges To Expect When You Become A New Parent

    5 Challenges To Expect When You Become A New Parent

    Congratulations! After surviving a challenging nine months, you and your partner have managed to oversee a successful delivery and the arrival of a healthy baby. And now that you’re reading this, there’s a huge chance that you’re a first-time parent! 

    Even so, being a first-time parent doesn’t mean that you’re unaware of the many new and thrilling challenges awaiting you. This might make you anxious, scared, or even excited. But don’t fret. You really don’t have to worry as long as you anticipate what’s coming and prepare well for the days, weeks, months, and years ahead! This list will feature five of the most expected challenges faced by new parents today, and some quick tips on how to deal with them.

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    Raising A Child With Empathy & Reason

    baba baa interviews Sarah Lee: Raising A Child With Empathy & Reason

    On the ceaseless journey that we call parenthood, it’s sometimes easy to find ourselves in need of a little inspiration. At times we wonder if we’re making the right decisions in raising our kids—were we too harsh, or were we not assertive enough? While other times we make a chore figuring out ways to make things more manageable and fun at home.

    This month, we speak to Sarah Lee—a mommy from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia now residing in Sydney, Australia, and a co-founder of a men’s bespoke fashion brand (@suitmisura)—about her parenting journey and her approach to taking care of her 3-year-old girl Zara, including their favorite activities together, discipline, and making life just a little bit more fun.

    You can follow Sarah on her Instagram profile (@lala_lee) and keep up to date with her journey as a mommy to little Zara.

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    5 Reasons Why Books Are The Absolute Best Gifts For Babies & Toddlers

    5 Reasons Why Books Are The Absolute Best Gifts For Babies & Toddlers

    We think that when it comes to giving a child a gift, books are the best way to go. Here’s why. 

    Whether it be for a birthday, a baby shower or a just a simple show of love for a child (be it yours or someone else’s), the options you’re faced with when it comes to picking up a children’s gift are almost impossible to count. Head out to your nearest shopping mall or look online and you’ll see hundreds of options for clothes, toys, education materials, and other childcare products. 

    But no matter what the occasion, you can never go wrong with a good children’s book. Gifting a child a book benefits them greatly in many areas, including helping them in their early education journey, to helping them understand life, to forming better relationships with their parents. 

    How exactly?  

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    Blog posts A Reminder Why Reading Is So Important For Your Baby (Or Toddler)

    A Reminder Why Reading Is So Important For Your Baby (Or Toddler)

    By now we all sort of know that reading is extremely important and beneficial to a child’s upbringing. 

    We know that children who are exposed to books from young tend to perform better in life compared to those who don’t. 

    Over the years, countless studies have demonstrated that kids who read or get read to by their parents experience a much more colorful childhood and understand the world around them better as they grow older. 

    But what is it about reading children’s books exactly that bring about such a positive effect on young toddlers and babies? Some parents right now might be reading to their children unaware of what it is exactly their accomplishing, but to help you out, here’s a few insights into the actual benefits. 

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    baba baa interviews Ally Leong: Why I Let My Kids Be Their Own Bosses

    baba baa interviews Ally Leong: Why I Let My Kids Be Their Own Bosses

    As parents, it’s easy to get lost in the hustle and bustle of daily life, sometimes getting so caught up juggling work, home, and being good role models to our kids until we forget how to parent properly and find ourselves asking if we’re doing things right. 

    We all need new perspectives sometimes, so it’s nice to hear from other parents about how they approach daily life, taking care of kids, and the things they do to make it all just that much more enjoyable. 

    This week, Ally Leong, an Instagrammer and full-time mommy from Malaysia talks to us about her approach to parenting, managing her household, and how her method of setting flexible schedules helps her out as a mother. 

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    The Importance To Teach Kids Local Nursery Rhymes In The 21st Century

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    As parents living in the 21st century, you’d be forgiven for thinking about how great the Internet has been as an early education tool. With a few clicks of the mouse, you can find yourself on YouTube or any one of hundreds of thousands of educational websites with seemingly endless content for kids’ activities and fun learning sessions. 

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