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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 …

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 …

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 …

Toys for the Under Ones – A Parent’s Guide

It’s natural to want to buy toys for your new baby, but how do you know what to choose? How much notice should you pay …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Fun and Easy Summer Crafts for Kids

Children deserve a break from school during the summer months, but relaxation can quickly turn to boredom if you don’t find creative ways to keep …

5 Child-Friendly Apps to Encourage a Love of Storytelling

Does your child have a vivid imagination? Do they love telling tales of curious creatures? Thanks to storytelling apps, your child can turn their imaginary …

Make His First Father’s Day Extra Special With These Gift Ideas

Say “no” to gaudy ties and novelty office trinkets. A dad’s first Father’s Day is not just a day for cheesy cards and gifts; it’s …

How to Handle Your Budding Picasso – Some Tips for Preserving Your Child’s Artwork

If you are like so many parents, the family refrigerator is overflowing with great works of art your son or daughter has created through the …

Safe Water Play for Kids

Looking for ways to get your kids out into the fresh air and sunshine? Why not set up a sprinkler or get the pool ready …

How to Teach Mindfulness Meditation to Children

Mindfulness meditation is practiced sitting with eyes closed, cross-legged on a cushion with your back straight.  Attention is put on the movement of the abdomen when …

Camping with Toddlers 101

Whether you’re an experienced camper or you’re looking for a new way to spend family time, camping with your toddler can be wonderful and exhausting. …

Summer Reading: 6 New Books for Kids

Reading not only improves comprehension and cognition, but it can lure your kids away from endless hours of TV and video games. Here’s a list …