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Tooth Fairy Fun: Helping Your Kids Learn About Oral Hygiene

The first incarnation of the modern Tooth Fairy can be traced back to a Chicago Daily Tribune article dating back to 1908, though the actual …

4 Easy Ways to Burn Calories Playing with Your Kids

Skip the excuses for not having enough time to exercise. Grab your little one and head to the park. Whether you’re a parent or a …

8 Fun & Simple Thanksgiving Traditions

  Thanksgiving is a day to show gratitude for all of the wonderful things in life. For most, the things that top their “I’m thankful …

6 Survival Tips for Successful School Mornings

Have you ever noticed an inverse relationship between the behavior of parents and their children in the early hours of school mornings? As parents become …

5 Ways to Use Your Wii to Encourage Fitness and Family Time

  Many parents who’ve resisted buying a video game console have given in to the allure of the Wii. After all, this isn’t your blood …

5 Ways to Improve Family Communication

Healthy communication skills amongst family members can be some of the most difficult and trying to develop and maintain. They may be directly related to …

Being a Stay-at-Home Dad: What to Expect

Times are changing. Things that were considered unheard of a few decades ago are becoming more common each day. With the norm being changed so …

Bond More and Stress Less With These Solutions to Common Road Trip Perils

Family road trips are great ways to draw families together and create memories that will last a lifetime. Unfortunately though, they also provide an opportunity …

Television and Academic Performance: How to Develop Good TV Habits in Children

The benefits that television has given to society are immense. It acts as a medium of entertainment that keeps us in good spirits, it relays …

Easing Your Children’s Fears After a Break-In

You never thought it could happen to your family. But it did. Someone broke into your home, and now you are left with the task …

Five Tips for Avoiding Conflict at Family Dinners

      While everyone has the best of intentions when planning a large family dinner, the unfortunate reality of these celebratory events is that …

So Easy a Toddler Can Do It: Chores Simple Enough for a Toddler

Life with a toddler can get messy. From finger paints to piles of laundry, it seems like chores may never get done. By involving your …

Financial Skills Your Child Needs Before Heading Off to College

A child leaving for college is a stressful experience. After all, you watched your child enter the world, you held his hand as he took …

Development Activities for 5-Year-Olds

Your son has started school and, though he’ll be learning about himself and the world around him in class, you still have a key role …

How to Support Your Child’s Creative Side

For many children, art comes naturally. From painting and drawing to making music; the arts are not only a source of fun but also a …

Benefits of Making Babyfood at Home

If you’re a new mom, you want what’s best for your baby. A healthy baby begins with good nutrition. Supermarket shelves are loaded with prepared …