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Free Indoor Activities for Kids

  Looking to have some summer fun with the kids but it’s too hot to go outside or it’s a rainy day? There are so …

4 Outdoor Activities to Keep Kids Busy Over Summer Break

Summer is coming up, which means your kids are going to be off school. This can be a blessing since you get to spend more …

How to Talk to a Teenager

Parents often feel an insurmountable communications barrier is developing between themselves and their teens. There’s frequently an inclination to ignore it and put it down …

6 Questions to Ask Your Child’s Daycare Center

Leaving your child on their first morning of daycare is a momentous occasion, but the natural worry all parents will feel can be eased by …

6 Tips for Flying with a Toddler

Many families avoid air travel with their children until they are old enough to behave. However, some families do not want to postpone their get away until …

Summer Sun Safety for Kids

With all the information out there telling us how bad the sun is, it is a wonder anyone goes outside these days. But staying indoors …

5 Hiker Survival Skills You Can Teach Your Child in a Weekend

There has been a surge in the popularity of long-distance hiking.  The Appalachian Trail Conservancy lists statistics of those who attempted a thru-hike of the …

When to Give Your Child a Phone

While phones used to be a luxury of the rich or the province of the parents, it has since become common for children to have …

5 Ways to Get Your Teen to Stop Drinking Energy Drinks

Are you concerned that your teenage son or daughter is drinking too many energy drinks? Between 30% and 50% of young adults say that they …

5 Reasons Why Your Toddler Won’t Pipe Down

When your preschooler learns to talk, you’ll be able to enjoy a proper conversation with him. But he may expect that conversation to carry on …

4 Remedies for Common Childhood Mishaps

Childhood is messy, sticky, and gooey, but we wouldn’t want it any other way. The time you have with your kids is short, and crying …

10 Quick and Easy Toddler Snacks

Fruits and vegetables are ideal snacks for little ones. They’re packed with vitamins and antioxidants, and also contain useful amounts of minerals and trace elements. …

4 Smart Organization Tips for Your Child’s Toys

If you have kids, you have probably tripped over a skateboard or stepped on a block a time of two. When those household incidents happen, …

Why You Need a Family Emergency Plan

You may wonder why family disaster preparedness is important, especially if you don’t live in a hurricane- or tornado-prone area. While there are many reasons, …

Why You Should Get Involved in Your Child’s Activities, Hobbies, and School

It’s probably no secret that children who have involved parents are more happy, healthy, and well-adjusted and excel at their educational and extracurricular pursuits. It …

How to Spot Injuries in Young Kids

Young children often cannot communicate when they have been hurt, but there are physical cues parents can look for in their children.  Here are some …