Thanksgiving is a time for the family to come together and give thanks. Preparing a family Thanksgiving feast together is an excellent way to do this. > Read our tips on involving the family in preparing your Thanksgiving meal.
Being a parent is a tough job. What works today doesn’t always work tomorrow and what works for one child may not for another. So what is a parent to do? Moms from around the country have weighed in on some of their best suggestions. > Read our Tips on Disciplining Children.
That baby’s turned into a toddler, and your diaper bag needs a refreshing. We’ve done the homework for you and have put together a simple, yet comprehensive list of what can make your outing a bit smoother. > Top 20 Things to Pack in your Diaper Bag.
In the spring, schools are recruiting for the upcoming school year. If you have a child who will be entering preschool early spring is the time to begin researching where to send your darling tot; and if you still have a year or two to go, it’s not too early to begin researching, as some places have waiting lists, or require registration as early as December. > Things to Consider When Picking a Preschool.
When my son was about 1 ½ years old I told him to pick up a piece of paper and throw it in the garbage. To my amazement, he did that. It was one of my first wake up calls that children, even young toddlers, understand way more than we give them credit for.
> Tips on Chores for Kids.
It is a scene that every parent is familiar with, at 3:00 AM, you are suddenly awakened by a bleary-eyed child pleading to sleep in your bed. You have been down this road before and you know that no amount of rational argument will solve the problem, so you reluctantly raise the covers...
> Tips on Helping Kids who are Afraid at Night.
"Many people experience nausea during a 3D movie. That’s because the signals that your brain is receiving from your eyes say that you are moving in relation to your immediate surroundings."
> Read How 3D Movies Can Make Motion-sick.
The crisp cool air brings in automatic thoughts of pumpkins, hay bales and, of course, Halloween costumes.
> Halloween costume ideas for baby, toddlers and kids.
Juggling soccer, gymnastics, Spanish class, swim lessons and homework in addition to daily tasks like working, cooking and conquering the never-ending laundry pile can be a challenge for any household. Add in that you are a single parent and the workload triples. > Tips on Juggling Family Schedules.
That little bundle of joy has mastered rolling over and is now beginning to crawl – time to reassess your surroundings and determine what needs to be removed, locked up or softened. > Tips on Child-Proofing Your Home.
Providing healthy snack choices that kids will enjoy can be a challenge. It is often much easier to open a bag of chips, or open a can of pop than it is to fix a healthy snack. When kids are hungry, there is no time to wait.
> Check out our Healthy Lunch Ideas for Kids.