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...

5 Ways to Build a Positive Home & How it Will...

Creating a positive home for your children is not only beneficial to their development, but it instills qualities like confidence, compassion, patience, and kindness,...

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...

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...

Our Thouhts on the NFL Protest and Why You Should Be...

Last week, The NFL spoke to Americans and the world with a silent action that has rung loudly throughout stadiums, homes, dinner tables, and...

Play to Increase Your Child’s Upper Body Strength and Why It...

  From the moment our babies leave the womb we start documenting their milestones. The first smile, the first belly laugh, and the first time...

The Burden of Overspending

    Today, many families are burdened with confusing their best intentions to give kids all that they want with what they need. Nice cars, the...

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...

The Busy Parents’ Guide to Dating Your Significant Other

In a fast-paced world of schedules, activities, and commitments, it is often challenging to force a slowdown and reset. It is all too easy...

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...

The Intellectual Benefits of Teaching a Child to Play Chess

When we think of chess, many of us picture old men in the park sitting at tables in the shade playing a game of...

5 Signs That Your Child is Struggling to Read

  For many parents, there is nothing quite like snuggling up with your children and a good book and traveling off into an imaginary world...

3 Things Keeping You From Being the Mother You Want to...

Have you ever heard the saying, “When Mama’s not happy, nobody’s happy”? While it’s meant to be a witty catchphrase, it couldn’t be more...

Firefighters Are Your Friends

    Through the thick smoke and flames, they may look like a scary creature and sound like Darth Vader, but have no fear! It is...

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?...

My 4 Month Old Cheated Death Three Times and Here’s Why...

This article was originally featured on San Diego City Moms Blog Our daughter came unexpectedly at 35 weeks. My pregnancy wasn’t the easiest of the...

Advocating for Your School Aged Child

  Every parent’s hopes are high as the end of summer approaches and we all start to get our kids ready for school. We imagine...

Run to the chopper a look at helicopter parenting

People love to hate helicopter parents. Google search helicopter parent and you will find article after article describing and disparaging helicopter parents. The widespread...

5 Tips to Ensure You Never Forget Your Baby in the...

Every summer we hear the stories of children who are accidentally left in vehicles by their parents or caregivers, only to be found dead...

How to Use an AED

  “CLEAR!” “SHOCKING!” If you watch any of those hospital drama television shows, you’ve heard these words yelled many times. These words are associated with...

How to Throw a Birthday Party on the Cheap

Birthday parties have evolved since the time when most of us were growing up. Simple family celebrations have been replaced with over-the-top, themed bashes....

Life Lessons Learned On A Carnival Cruise

Going on a cruise with your family is a stress free and extremely fun way to show your children the world. Traveling is life’s...

Going to a Crowded Place and What to do if You...

    Do you have a trip to a theme park or the beach coming up? Going to places where the crowds of people are thick...

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,...

Fun in the Summertime Sun Facebook LIVE Video + Giveaway

If you’ve been loving our Facebook LIVE bashes and giveaways, well, we’re back for more! This time, we’ve embraced our summer lovin’ and showcased...

Human Sex Trafficking and What You Need to Know

Recently, it seems as though every day there is an article in the news, on Facebook, or on television about a human trafficking operation...

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