5 Ways for Busy Parents to Keep the Spark Alive

It’s so easy for full-time working parents to get caught up in their hectic lifestyles. Creating the balance between the pressure of their jobs,...

Channeling the Competitive Kid

They have the “eye of the tiger,” as the song lyrics say. Your child was born a competitor who strives to be the best...

How to encourage an attitude of gratitude

Thanksgiving will be celebrated and gone, but how do you encourage an “attitude of gratitude” all year long in your child? Saying “thank you”...

Milk Options & Alternatives Beyond Babyhood

  A huge part of transitioning your child from an infant to a toddler diet is changing their source of milk. In our society many...

6 Tips and Tricking for Making Pumping at Work Easier

Let’s face it—pumping at work can be downright difficult. In between lugging your pump back and forth to work and getting semi-topless in a...

Teaching Your Child about Stranger Danger

  As a parent, the number one thing  you want to do is protect your child. The world can be an uncertain place and you...

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...

The Benefits of Free Cord Blood Banking

The business of staying healthy has become a billion dollar industry. From high cost prescriptions to elective cosmetic procedures, the range of available medical...

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...

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...

Why we need bugs, bees, and other creepy, crawly critters

If you have kids, especially boys, there will come a time in your life when you may just become accustomed to all things creepy...

My Only Isn't Lonely

The number of families in America with only children is steadily growing. While you might have multiple children, you are sure to know some...

One & Done: Busting Myths about Only Children

How many children to have is a very personal decision. Some couples immediately know they want a few kids, while others know they're done...

HOW TO TEACH GENEROSITY TO CHILDREN

Generosity: the habit of giving without expecting anything in return. This is an attribute that we hope that our children learn from us or...

Why your child needs music education

It’s not just about a recital, an adorable, proud bow to the audience, or roses thrown at his or her feet during an encore....

DIY Calm Down Jar for Toddlers

Discipline can be one of the hardest parts of parenthood. So, finding a tool that helps parents communicate with their child in times of...

How to do Infant CPR

A parent’s worst nightmare is if their child stops breathing. Although we hope and pray that we are never faced with this a situation...

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...

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?...

6 Ways to Calmly Respond to Your Toddler

Toddlers regularly experience big emotions. In some cases, it’s the excitement of realizing something for the first time and they want our full attention....

The Germ-Free Guide to Entertaining Kids at the Doctor's Office

Happy cold and flu season!   Just kidding. Hopefully, you’re able to stay healthy this winter, by diligently washing your hands, eating healthy foods and staying...

Why the Medical Community is Failing Us with Their “Standard of...

No matter who you are, no matter where you live, and no matter what you do for a living, each and every person is...

What to Expect from the Upper Elementary Years

Your little kids are growing up before your eyes! Today we discuss what to expect once it's time to move onto the upper elementary...

Creating Masterful Minds: Using STEAM to Shape our Children

The world is different from when we grew up. Technology abounds us at every turn, and our children are integrated into a world where...

How To: Introduce Your Child To A Swimming Pool

As the snow melts, and the leaves turn green, now is a good time to think about introducing your child to a swimming pool....

Special Gifts To and From Baby

As you prepare for your second child's upcoming arrival, a very popular trend is popping up - sibling gifts! We're here to share with you...

10 Tips: Bath Time Fun for Everyone

  Bath time is an essential part of any child’s routine. While some kids just love splashing away, others are more hesitant. And of course,...

18 Books Your 18 Month Old Will Love

When it comes to reading books to toddlers it can be a little frustrating. Most of the time your little ones don't have the...

How School Shootings are Victimizing Our Kids in More Ways Than...

As the new school year begins parents everywhere are fraught with concerns over the epidemic of school violence that has overtaken our nation. Shadowed...

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...

Ear Piercing Guide for Tiny Ears

  There’s nothing cuter than tiny baby ears all dressed up. If you have made the decision to get your daughter’s ears pierced as a...

5 Tips to Help You Pump on the Go

This is a guest post written by Motif Medical. Sleep, eat, work, play, repeat. If this sounds like your normal routine then you might be...

Teaching Children Self Control in a World of Immediacy

We know it by many names: patience, discipline, reserve, restraint. When children exhibit self-control, we often note how well-behaved they are, what good manners...

Boo-boos to Belly Aches: A Parent's Guide to the ER

  Having a sick child can be a frightening thing for parents. Your child's pediatrician can handle most minor illnesses and injuries. We all know that...

6 Ways to Get Your Kids More into Music

Parents know that music is important in a child's development. Research has shown that music aids in a child's development as early...

Toddler Safety Guide & Giveaway!

The notion of keeping your toddler safe around your home can be a daunting task when sometimes, their main goal in life is to...

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