Encourage Education: Developing a Growth-Mindset in your child this Summer

Summer is a time for exploration and adventure, but that does not mean education stops. Our children are always learning no matter the time,...

Springtime activities with your toddler

Now that we are well into spring and summer is approaching, it is time to get outside and take advantage of the beautiful weather...

What to Do if Your Child Has Pinworms

Warning: The subject of this post will make you feel creepy-crawly all over. It will also generate an intense urge to immediately scrub yourself...

The Ultimate Easter Reading Guide for Kids

Easter is a time of celebration…a time of rebirth, rejoicing and reinvigoration. Whether you celebrate Easter with religion, simply enjoy the traditions of the...

6 Women To Celebrate With Your Children For Women’s History Month

If you didn’t know, March is Women’s History Month. There is no better way to empower your child than to give them examples of...

Society as the Problem: The Creation of the Helicopter Parent

Trying to raise children these days is nothing shy of a miracle. With everyone from your grandmother to the Facebook commentators believing they have...

National School Breakfast Week: The Case for Feeding Our Kids

For most of us moms around the country, we wake up before the sun, sleep long after the moon has risen, and spend a...

Tips for the Shy Mom: Overcoming the Fear of Breastfeeding in...

  For the shy mom, the fear of breastfeeding in public is a huge hurdle to overcome. So much can go wrong! Baby can squirm...

Please Stop Stereotyping My Sons

From the minute my oldest son was born, the threats began…veiled and in a joking manner mind you, but offensive nonetheless. Friends of ours,...

The Importance of Play: Thwarting Gun Violence at a Young Age

*This article was completed just minutes before the news of the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida on February 14,...

Make College Affordable: Tips for Finding College Scholarships

Most people believe that college scholarships are only available to the crème de la crème. However, there are thousands of scholarships from all kinds...

All You Need to Know About a Vegetarian Child

  So, your child wants to be a vegetarian or maybe was never really into meat from the start? No worries, being a vegetarian is...

The Benefit of Karate For Kids

If you have watched any of the old karate movies, you may think that karate for kids is a terrible idea, fearing it will...

What parents need to know about the opioid epidemic

Drug overdoses have become the leading cause of death of Americans under 50, with 2/3’s of those deaths from opioids. Recently, President Trump declared...

11 UNIQUE BOOKS TO ADD TO YOUR CHILD’S LIBRARY

Are you tired of reading the same classic books to your children every night? Whether you simply cannot sit through another reading of Goodnight...

My Pledge to Peace and Positivity in the New Year

It has been a rough year, folks. Parents out there are likely all feeling the same way – we spend our days sheltering our...

Parents as the Problem – Why We Need to Stop Overscheduling...

Children learn through play. We see it, we hear it, we know it, yet as parents many of us seem to, at some point...

Teaching Your Children about December Holidays Different than Your Own

In the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, a great way to engage your children in something both educational and exciting is to...

Educating Your Child About School Violence

  When considering the discussion you should have with your child(ren) regarding school violence, it seems like a daunting and unpleasant task. How do you...

Experience Live Music with Your Family

Live music is something everyone should experience. Whether you are a concert junky or you saw New Kids on the Block once in second...

How to Get Siblings into the Joy of Giving

  Believe it or not, it’s almost Christmas. And as parents, we have the tough job of teaching our children about the gift of giving...

When Your Baby Has a Fever: What to Know and What...

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of FeverAll® Acetaminophen Suppositories. The opinions and text are all mine. When your little one...

8 THINGS MOMS SHOULD NEVER FEEL ASHAMED ABOUT

Being a mom is amazing. You get to give birth to an amazing little person who you get to help raise into an amazing...

8 Fall Activities To Do With A New Baby

 Everyone loves fall. With fall comes exciting new activities, traditions, and holidays. This particular fall season is even more exciting with a new baby....

7 Health Boosting Fall Activities

While autumn might seem packed with Halloween candy, fried carnival food, and fatty pumpkin spice lattes, there are plenty of ways to offset unhealthy...

Tech for tots: technology’s impact on young children

Today’s children are exposed to technology and media at a very early age as phones, computers, and iPads are often within children’s reach in...

Advantages to being a college athlete

  If your child is talented enough to play a college sport – the next question may be whether this is the right decision for...

Beyond the bows and bow ties: the baby clothes you actually...

  Baby clothes: it’s easy to be overtaken by the cuteness overload. There are so many accessories for babies – just look at the bows,...

Mom Cards: A License to Friend

Have you ever been handed a mommy business card? You probably thought that mom was straight-up crazy. The small, rectangular-shaped card may have served...

Parenting is not an inherent skill, but rather a process with a learning curve just like so much else in life. Virtually anything important...

Family Therapy: The Benefits and Reasons to Consider

As a society, we’ve come a long way with de-stigmatizing mental health issues, but we still have room to grow. Therapy can help anyone...

The Ultimate Halloween Reading Guide for Kids of All Ages

As the weather cools, the leaves begin to change and pumpkin spice everything takes over our newsfeed, we know Fall is in the air...

Why Moms Need to get in Front of the Camera

Everyday we see, hear, and discuss the negativity surrounding women’s body image and self-esteem in our modern day society. Constantly we are bombarded with...

Calcium is Essential to a Healthy Breastfeeding Experience Here’s Why

Part of becoming a mother is the new reality where we begin to put the needs of someone else, usually a tiny and demanding...

How to Deal with a Stranger’s Mean Kid

They say it takes a village to raise a child. Or at least that’s what they used to say. Nowadays the mentality is that...

5 Reasons Why Your Child Needs a Dictionary

In this era of technological advancement, our children are being raised in a time and place where books are being shelved for good, printing...

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