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Play Date Out and About

For all the moms of small kiddos out there, you know that just finding ways to keep the little ones occupied can be an ongoing …

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 …

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. …

5 Inexpensive Ways to Keep the Kids Entertained This Summer

It doesn’t take long for the excitement of summer vacation to give way to boredom. Soon enough, your kids will be sitting around the house, …

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 …

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 …

What to Do When Your Child with ADHD Is Being Bullied

Bullying can be defined as unsolicited, aggressive behavior involving an imbalance of power. It can be physical (punching, kicking, etc.), and can also take the …

5 Indoor Rainy-Day Family Activities

If there is one thing children cannot tolerate for long, it’s being stuck inside. Whether that long winter refuses to release its icy grip or …

How Fathers Can Nurture a Special Bond with Their Daughters

Every father has undoubtedly heard the phrase “daddy’s little girl.” This popular saying speaks volumes about the importance of the relationship between a father and …

How to Change Your Child’s Eating Environment

Getting your teen to eat healthier isn’t a simple task, particularly if this is the first time that you’re attempting to incorporate better food choices …