When your tot’s on the way to a meltdown, try these 5 tips for diffusing a toddler tantrum with minimal tears (yours included!). I’m going to be honest – we made it out of the terrible 2s unscathed. I was prepared for the terrible 3s as a result, and they went by without incident. We got into the 4s, and I let down my guard. That was my first mistake. Four and a half hit, … [Read more...]
Family life is about more than the day-to-day needs of feeding and caring for your children. It's about getting out there and having fun together as a family.; shopping for great gifts on a budget, staying organized without spending all your free time cleaning. It's also about dealing with the more difficult issues of parenting, including bullying and cyberbullying. Our goal is to provide you with all the tools you need to lead a balanced fun, and healthy family life.
We all know that kids say the darndest things. They also put the silliest answers on their homework! As parents, we don't always have the time to look over every single piece of homework our children turn into their teachers. We trust our children to properly complete their homework. But sometimes this trust fails us! When a kid doesn't feel like doing homework or doesn't … [Read more...]
What kind of mom are you? I bet when that second line came up on your pregnancy test, you saw an image in your head of the type of mom you would be. Maybe you knew you'd be a worrier, hovering over your tot to protect him from every bad thing imaginable. Perhaps you thought you'd be a free range parent, letting your kids explore the world on their own terms. Now that you … [Read more...]
Knowing how to talk to kids about their weight is more important than ever. It seems like every month, a new study comes out with terrifying new stats about the impact of being an overweight child. In most recent news, researchers have found that childhood obesity can quadruple the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Obesity has been linking to everything from low self-esteem … [Read more...]
Need gift ideas for your foodie mom? Maybe you love to cook yourself and want to drop some hints to your significant other? Either way, get ready for four of the most incredible kitchen gifts you've ever seen. Seriously! I bet your jaw will drop when you see the first one! These gifts are perfect for Mother's Day, birthdays and Christmas. Some of them are a bit more expensive … [Read more...]