22
Sep

Bedtime Blunders

Has bedtime become a dirty word in your house. Avoid these common mistakes and you will having your kids headed off to slumberland–willingly.

17
Sep

What Your Child’s Teacher Wants You To Know

You want to make a good first impression this school year, right? You may be starting off on the wrong foot without even knowing it. Read on to find out what teachers want (and don't want).

06
Aug

How to Treat a Cold Without Medicine

With the new regulations on children's cough and cold medicine, many parents, like myself, have had to find alternative ways of treating their children's colds.

03
Aug

To Share or Not to Share: Raising Generous Children

Should kids be expected to share all the time? I've got some tips on how to encourage inspired sharing.

30
Jul

7 Things to do with an Active Toddler

If you have an active toddler and don't know what to do with his/her boundless energy, check out my list of sure fire things to do.

28
Jul

Unwarranted Praise is Bad for Kids

Dweck's strategy is called "process praise," and incorporates the explanation of why the child is receiving praise, as well as the steps they took that makes you think they are smart.

27
Jul

Top Ten TV Shows for Kids Ages 2-5

There are so many TV shows for young kids to sift through. Check out my list of our family favorites.

26
Jul

Negotiating With Kids Means Fewer Arguments

A recent study on today's kids and parents suggests moms and dads are more likely to negotiate to avoid argument and keep the peace.

26
Jul

Help! I’m a Stepfather: The Fair

My stepdaughter took my breath away last week at the fair, and all because of a silly sheep.

23
Jul

Surviving Postpartum Depression

Surviving postpartum depression becomes much easier with these tips. The key is a support system.