Science Fun: Salty Ice

Science Fun: Salty Ice

Looking for an easy, at-home science experiment? Watch how salt makes ice melt quickly with this fun, colorful project! Supplies: Water frozen in cups or…
Dad helping daughter get settled in big kid bed by reading a story

4 Tips for Transitioning to a Big Kid Bed

The bedtime routine in our house is sacred. We have dinner and then my wife takes our youngest, Campbell, upstairs for her bath. Campbell needs at least 11 hours of uninterrupted sleep, which means she needs to be in her crib by 6:30 p.m. Once Campbell is down, I take Bennett for his bath, read him a book, fetch his usual nightcap of warm water and then it’s lights out by 7:30 p.m.
Snacktivity: Apple “Donuts”

Snacktivity: Apple “Donuts”

Pick too many apples with your little ones? Turn them into these healthier “donuts” for an easy and fun fall treat!
Dad checks for flu symptoms by measuring temperature of his sick son.

4 Simple Ways to Protect Your Family Against Cold & Flu Season

The sniffles, fevers and coughs that come with cold and flu season are never fun for parents and children alike.
Preschool girls with food allergies trick-or-treat

How to Handle Food Allergies During Trick-or-Treating

Between all the costumes, festivities, and of course, candy, trick-or-treating is a favorite activity for many families. For parents of children with food allergies, however, it may not be a “treat.” In fact, it can be downright scary.
Little girl hangs her art up on a wall as part of her art gallery at home.

4 Things to Do with Your Child’s Artwork

Most of us save our children’s artwork so that we can share the memories with them once they’re older, but we can do many amazing things with their artwork while they’re still young. Here are four easy ideas.
Little girl practices meditation for kids in her bed.

I Tried Meditating with My 3-Year-Old. Here’s What Happened.

Can children learn meditation, or is it a lost cause to try to get three minutes of peace?  As a daily practitioner of guided meditation,…
Mom talks to upset young child using positive parenting techniques.

Positive Parenting Tips and Scripts

How many times have you found yourself saying “No!” or “Stop that!” – and it doesn’t seem to make any difference in your child’s behavior?…
A 2-year-old girl stands outside her preschool building on the first day of school.

Moms: Read This if You’re Nervous for the First Day of School

There are certain moments in one’s life which will forever evoke a vivid, emotional memory – and my daughter’s first day of school is one…
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