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Tech Treats for New Parents

Are you an expectant mom preparing for the birth of your eagerly anticipated child? Or are you a protective partner stressing over the arrival of your …

Raising Healthy Kids in an Unhealthy World — 10 Ways to Encourage Smart Snacking

Raising kids with healthy eating habits is becoming more difficult by the day. We live in a preprocessed and prepackaged world, and getting kids to …

The Pros and Cons of Giving a Mobile Phone to a Teenager

Most teenagers own a mobile phone. Some are able to buy their own phone from the money they earn from working part-time, but the more …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Interactive Educational iOS Apps for Toddlers

Are you a busy parent who occasionally allows your child playtime on your smartphone in order to get work done?  Do you feel guilty that you …

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. …

How to Prepare Your Child for the Pediatrician

A trip to the doctor can be traumatic for young children. Adults often forget just how frightening sitting in a medical office can be, and …

Why Early Intervention Programs Benefit Kids with Developmental Delays

Parents often have a vision of how the first few years of their child’s life will go – filled with the traditional milestones of rolling …

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 …

10 Ways to Encourage Smart Snacking

Raising kids with healthy eating habits is getting more difficult by the day. We live in a preprocessed and prepackaged world, and getting kids to …

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 …