10 Tips for Staying Safe this Halloween

For many people, Halloween is a happy time of year where most people are carefree and enjoy the holiday festivities without any problems. However, in recent years it seems like more and more incidents are happening around this holiday, and … Continue reading “10 Tips for Staying Safe this Halloween”

4 Ways to Spark A Love of Reading in Your Child

It is common knowledge that children who master reading have a higher level of success throughout their lives. Children who read well are more likely to graduate high school, and a very high percentage will attend college. Reading abilities also … Continue reading “4 Ways to Spark A Love of Reading in Your Child”

How to Teach Young Ones to Be Gentle With Pets

Pets are a precious addition to any home. Living, breathing companions, they can teach kids a lot about compassion, responsibility, and love. But kids must also be taught how to care for and handle pets. If left to their own devices, … Continue reading “How to Teach Young Ones to Be Gentle With Pets”

10 Affordable Party Favors

Hosting a party for your child and her friends is a big job—you have to buy the cake, set up the decorations, find entertainment and, increasingly, pick out the perfect party favors. Sending guests home with goody bags is becoming customary … Continue reading “10 Affordable Party Favors”

How to Talk to Your Child about a Parent’s Addiction

  For a child, understanding a parent’s addiction problem is incredibly difficult. The parent sometimes takes the incorrect approach by drawing a negative picture of the addicted parent into the child’s mind. Also, sometimes the parent who is not addicted … Continue reading “How to Talk to Your Child about a Parent’s Addiction”

5 Simple Steps for Helping Your Kids Learn to Dress Right

Teaching children to get dressed is something most parents don’t think about right after having children. However, there comes a time in every parent’s life when it needs to be done. While it isn’t hard, it does take a little … Continue reading “5 Simple Steps for Helping Your Kids Learn to Dress Right”

4 Unexpected Problems Faced by New Mothers

Suddenly being responsible for a tiny, vulnerable human being is always going to be a shock to the system, but what problems do new mothers face that they hadn’t anticipated? Constant Worrying Even for women who would usually consider themselves … Continue reading “4 Unexpected Problems Faced by New Mothers”

Christmas Isn’t Just About the Kids

Christmas is one of the most stressful times of year for parents, and many dread the pressure to keep their children happy and provide them with the gifts they asked Santa for. The truth is though, that the build-up before … Continue reading “Christmas Isn’t Just About the Kids”