Tips On Maintaining House Rules With Guests

  It takes time to establish house rules with your family. Old habits are hard to break. It might have been difficult to get your...

WHY YOU ONLY COMMUNICATE WITH YOUR SPOUSE 7% OF THE TIME

“That’s not what I meant!” Ever said that to your wife (or husband) before? Like, have you said that twice today? Even the best...

15 Fun & Free Out of the House Activities With Kids

There's nothing quite like spending too much time cooped up inside the house with your children to push all of you to the edge...

How To: Be a Preschool Supermom

  As school registration begins in the spring, so does the parent responsibilities for next school year.  Being a Super Pre-School Mom is totally attainable...

5 Tips For Encouraging Healthy Eating Habits Early

  Most parents have one common question and a common goal when it comes to feeding their children, "How can I raise my child to...

Hands-Only CPR

  CPR stands for cardiopulmonary resuscitation which is a lifesaving emergency procedure that involves the repeated compression of a person’s chest who is suffering from...

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...

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

Feeding Baby on the Go: Six Healthy Snack Options

Every parent wants to make the best choice when it comes to providing their children with a healthy and wholesome diet. But busy lifestyles...

The Ultimate Family-Friendly Camping Gear

  With 13,000 public campgrounds in the US and Canada (and that doesn’t even count private ones or go-pitch-a-tent-in-an-abandoned-field ones), we have good reason to...

Virtual Victims Protecting Yourself and Your Children Against Cybercrime

  Cybercrime is at an all-time high. The Department of Homeland Security explains that as Americans become more reliant on modern technology, they become more...

Mommy’s First Aid Kit Essentials

As a Mom, you want to provide the best care for your child, especially when faced with boo-boo's and scrapes. A properly stocked first...

GRANDPARENT CAR SEAT MYTHS DEBUNKED WITH DIONO RAINIER

Grandparents are the best, but sometimes their ideals and nostalgia of the past inhibits them from making the “safest” decisions when it comes to...

Toddler Travel Essentials

Whether you're flying cross-country or embarking on that dreaded 8 hour drive to grandma's house, one thing is certain: traveling with a toddler is...

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...

8 WAYS TO INSPIRE A LOVE FOR READING

Children naturally love to read. Unfortunately, with so much media available, kids are much more apt to watch television (or an iPad) than they are to...

5 WAYS YOU’RE UNKNOWINGLY CRUSHING YOUR CHILD’S SPIRIT

As parents, it is your job to raise your children to be independent, thoughtful, intelligent adults. You are given the gift of these beautiful,...

Top Tips for Planning Vacations with Kids

If you are ready to plan a vacation with kids, you might get a little stressed out. Where should you go? Will your kids...

4 TIPS FOR TALKING TO YOUR KIDS ABOUT EATING MEAT

One evening at the dinner table your child will inevitably ask where food comes from. The mashed potatoes and green beans are easy to...

The Demise of the Retail Store and the Rise of Online...

It’s 4 a.m. and still dark outside when my mother sneaks into my room and tells me to quickly get dressed…it is the infamous...

3 WAYS TO AVOID BEING LATE…WITH KIDS!

We all know how difficult it can be to balance all of the demands of raising a family. From waking the kids up to...

Sun, Sand, and Surf: Safety Tips and Tricks For Your Beach...

Summer is in full swing and beach days are upon us. Whether you live near the beach or plan to have a beach vacation,...

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...

Beating Back Mommy Guilt

Oh, Mommy Guilt. No one told you that it came with the baby! Whether working out of the home or staying at home, “mommy...

How to Explain Visual Differences to Kids

You’re at the park and your four year old daughter sees a parent and child with a skin color different than her own. She...

Packing a Diaper Bag for 2

Packing a diaper bag full of necessary gear for one child can be a daunting task. Adding in all the must-have items for a...

Tween Advice: What Your Tween Wants You to Know

As a parent, it's important to keep an open line of communication, and to make sure your kids feel comfortable coming to you for...

House Hunting With Kids

You've snagged the best realtor in the area. You've made a list of everything you're looking for in your dream home. You've scoured every...

FUN TURNING ONE! 5 UNIQUE PARTY THEMES FOR BOYS

Your little guy is turning one! Planning his birthday party has been something you have been thinking about since before you can remember. It...

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,...

How to Survive a Family Photo Shoot Stress Free

It's important to get family photos taken. You want to have your family documented and celebrated and to leave your children with beautiful images...

8 Tips for navigating the athletic recruiting process

If your child is elite enough to play at the college level, you may be wondering what is the next step. Did you know...

Remembering September 11th

  Do you remember where you were the moment you heard that a plane flew into one of the Twin Towers in New York City?...

All that Candy: An Expert’s Guide to Indulging in Halloween the...

Halloween is one of the best holidays of the year. What’s not to love: fun costumes, perfect weather, friends, family, late bedtimes, and candy....

7 Time Out Alternatives

  “Time out” is the discipline method of choice for thousands of parents. For many, sending their child to time out when they act out...

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...

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