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...

Think about safety as you prepare for your new baby

When you’re expecting, you’re working to prepare your family and your home for your new baby, from painting the nursery to diving into parenting...

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...

Raising Children With Respect

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...

How to Include Your Kids in Your Wedding

It’s no surprise that men and women both are waiting until later in life to tie the knot. With childhoods full of the negative...

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...

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