Children are open to new ideas, trying different things, and exploring. So how do you encourage them? You don’t need to spend a lot (or any!) money to nurture your child’s imagination and interests. Here are some ideas to inspire your children to pursue their current interests and discover some new ones. ...Read more 0
Today's kids often see bullying in writing — and their peers can, too, thanks to social media. While it’s impossible to shield your child completely from these mean behaviors, there are some ways to help your middle-schooler deal with bullying issues. ...Read more 0
Picking the right preschool program and making sure your child is prepared can be stressful, especially since this may be their first experience being away from home. It's important to know the type of program you are looking for, as well as what features are a priority. Narrow down your list with these six important factors. ...Read more 0
For many, yelling has become a normal part of the daily routine, but studies show it can be harmful to adolescents — and children of all ages are likely to tune out reprimands or requests if mom or dad yell too often. Next time you feel the urge to shout, keep your cool with these 17 ways to yell less. ...Read more 0
As the new year starts and we set new goals, one of my bucket list items for 2017 is to encourage others even more. Especially moms. Nothing against dads (we...
At summer camp, kids are encouraged to interact with something other than a screen. Instead, time is spent outside running, jumping and playing with other kids. Consider these reasons why every tech-savvy child should embark on this adventure. ...Read more 0
It's not hard to make school lunch packing healthier, easier and better for the planet. Free your child’s lunch from the mid-school year doldrums and go green with these tips. ...Read more 0
Freshman year of college is the first time most students are away from mom and dad for a significant stretch of time — and they're also adjusting to roommates, college food, exams and more. Learn how to help your teen finish the year strong. ...Read more 0