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Establish a Daily Routine With Expectations Clearly Defined and Discussed in the Family

When giving chores or responsibilities around the house, be sure they are reasonable, limited in number, and developmentally appropriate for your child. Check out these …

Have You Had ‘The Talk’ with Your Teen: Security in a Digital Age

Parents, it’s time to have “the talk” with your teen. No, not the conversation about the birds and the bees, the social media talk. The …

Stop That Screaming – Dealing With Tantrums

It can happen to you. Your child will be lying on the floor in the middle of the supermarket having a full-blown meltdown. You will …

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 …

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 …

Cool Education Resources for Parents to Discover

Are you the cool parent who discovers new tech treats before anyone else? Are you constantly on the hunt for educational tools that combine learning …

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 …

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 …

Why Playing Hide-and-Seek is Good for Your Child

Children love to play hide-and-seek from their earliest days, but it’s not just a silly game. Playing peekaboo with your baby leads to searching for …

How to Make Your Home Comfortable for Your Kids After a Divorce

Just because you’re divorced doesn’t mean your children can’t be part of two independent, happy homes. Creating your new home as a bachelor or bachelorette …

Seven Tips to Help Moms Enjoy Summer

It’s been a long, hard winter, hasn’t it? Summer is finally here and it’s time for you to get out of the house and enjoy …

Fun Summer Idea for Kids: Writing/Journaling

Writing is an important skill children practice every day in school. When school is out for the summer don’t let the writing stop. Check out …