Families' Gender Roles

Gender Roles: It’s Not Just a Phase, Your Mom Should Know That by Now!

Our families significantly shape who we are as people. The way we’re raised impacts the way we think and the attitudes we have. Family beliefs, however, are not tattooed onto your brain. Almost all of us differ from our family’s worldviews in more ways than one. This is to be expected, as time keeps moving us forward and popular attitudes …

Sleeping Sideways Long-Term Insomnia

Do You Suffer From Long-Term Insomnia? Try Sleeping Sideways

Sleep is incredibly important to your health. Getting enough of it improves your immune system, lifts your mood, and can help prevent heart disease, just to name a few benefits. Getting too little sleep, however, increases your chance of accident and injury, makes you irritable, and, if chronic, can lead to some serious health conditions. If sleep comes easy for …

Call Your Mom!

Call Your Mom! How to Keep Up Relationships When Life Gets Busy

Things are so much simpler when you’re younger. You don’t have to think about paying bills or making appointments; even relationships are easier. When you live in the same home as your family, you see them every day, making it easy to keep up those relationships. Likewise, all of your friends go to the same school or live in your …

Apps on Track

14 Lifesaving Apps to Keep You on Track

We all have things to do and goals to reach, and finding the right tools to help us out can be a lifesaver. Luckily, we have technology on our side, and we scoured the app stores for the best apps out there. Whether you need help refining your productivity and concentration, want to keep track of your fitness, or are …

Inner Creativity

Express Your Inner Creativity (Even if You’re Bad at Art!)

Taking time to be creative can do wonders for your mental health and overall satisfaction. Engaging in creative activities – visual, musical, or dance – can reduce stress and can even improve your physical health. Some of you might think that, despite all the benefits of creativity, it’s not for you. Many of us have that “artistic” friend, and that …

Motherly Advice: The Best Lessons Mom Ever Taught Us

Motherly Advice: The Best Lessons Mom Ever Taught Us

Mother’s Day is almost here, and why not celebrate the holiday by reflecting on how your mom has shaped you? You know what they say: “Mother knows best.” Generally speaking, that’s true! What advice has your mommy shared with you over the years? What motherly advice made a difference in your life? Here at Petite2Queen, we love our moms! Here …

Missed Milestones

Missed Milestones In Life? Why Worry?

We all have goals and plans for ourselves. For many of us, those can be pretty specific, with anticipated people, places, jobs, and years thrown into the mix. I myself had numerous goals and milestones I expected to reach at certain points in my life. But, like so many others, I was often left shocked and even disappointed when my …

Do Something About It

Do Something About It: How to Conquer Life’s Curveballs

We all know life can be hectic – it’s often sleep, eat, work, with some attempts at getting your other chores to fit into the schedule. Our lives are generally organized in terms of our budget, time schedule, and tasks, and those plans can be tight and unyielding. That’s why when something goes awry, it can leave us feeling panicked …

How to Practice Self-Care By Creating Work-Life Balance

How to Practice Self-Care by Creating Work-Life Balance

You’ve probably heard plenty of discussion around self-care and around work-life balance, but did you know that the two are actually closely related? Both concepts go hand-in-hand, and if you have a job, it’s hard to take good care of yourself if you don’t have balance. Really, achieving work-life balance is a form of self-care. Here’s how you can tackle …

De-Clutter Your Life

Get it Together: De-Clutter Your Life

You’ve probably heard the phrase “less is more.” Perhaps you’ve heard it in terms of fashion, packing for trips, or decorating your home. While “less is more” is certainly not always true, working to de-clutter your life will inevitably bring you more happiness and tranquility. De-Clutter Your Things I come from a family of packrats. Generation upon generation, my kin …

How to Handle Bigotry in Your Family

Yikes! How to Handle Bigotry in Your Family

Whether we’ve lived it or just seen it on TV, we all know the awkwardness and anger that can arise when a family member says something bigoted. Whether it’s a malicious tirade or a casual stereotype, it can make us squirm thinking about dealing with it. How are you supposed to respond? How can you handle bigotry in your family? …

5 Overlooked Self-Care Tips That Will Revamp Your Mental Health

5 Overlooked Self-Care Tips That Will Revamp Your Mental Health

While the concept of self-care has become somewhat trendy recently, taking an active role in one’s own health is easier said than done. Self-care is often missing from people’s busy lives. Whether due to lack of time or feelings of guilt, many of us regularly neglect our own well-being and happiness. Fortunately, some of the most effective self-care strategies (including …

Rethink Your Routine to Gain More Control

How to Rethink Your Routine to Gain More Control

We’ve all been there: feeling completely out of control and wondering how to get back on track. It’s normal to feel a lack of agency over your life, especially when so much truly is out of your hands. You can’t force a hiring manager to pick you, and you can’t foresee a flat tire wrecking your carefully-planned schedule and budget. …