1. Benefits of Taking Your Child to Daycare

    Being a parent is a tough job, and when you’re balancing it with additional children, work, physical activity and sanity, it can get all the more challenging. One of the solutions to freeing up some more time in your day is to have your child attend daycare. Aside from this being a fantastic way to get some more “you-time,” there are countless benefits that your child will see by attending. …Read More

  2. Helping Socially Anxious Children Make Friends at Daycare

    Many toddlers and preschoolers have a bit of trouble making friends at daycare. Even the most talkative, playful child at home can become a bit more reserved in a childcare setting. Children who are a bit socially anxious may avoid large groups of same age peers, may have trouble knowing how to converse with other kids, and may not always want to join in on the rambunctious fun their cohort is enj…Read More

  3. Introducing New Foods to Your Picky Eater: Seven Tips to Try!

    It’s a struggle as old as parenting itself. Trying to get your children to try new foods can be frustrating and a little infuriating. You want your kids to have adventurous palates, and you want their diets to be varied and healthy. What to do, then, when your kids steadfastly refuse new foods and rely on macaroni and cheese for sustenance? Remain calm.You might feel frustrated when your little …Read More

  4. family at fair

    End of Summer Activities for Nostalgic Families With Young Children

    The end of summer is a bittersweet time for many families, especially those with young children. The beach days, lazy summer evenings, and long weekends camping are in the rear view mirror, and fall is approaching, along with the hustle and bustle that comes with it. But since summer technically lingers until later in September, your family can still enjoy a few last pieces of summer before it’s…Read More

  5. babies having fun at daycare

    Supplies Every Kid Needs to Start a New Year at Daycare or Preschool

    If you’re sending your child to daycare or preschool for the first time, knowing what to pack can become overwhelming. It’s hard enough to pack for a quick outing to the park or the grocery store, let alone an entire day without you! Our list of essentials will make sure that your child is covered. Milk or formula for infants. If you plan on sending breast milk to daycare with your infant, rem…Read More

  6. first day of school

    Seven Tips for Transitioning Your Child from Summer Fun to a New School Year

    Has your child spent the summer in camp, enjoying the outdoors and a slightly altered schedule? Maybe she has gone on a few trips and has been getting used to coming and going. Perhaps your household has been waking up a little later and getting to bed later than usual. Gear up for a new year of daycare or preschool by easing into new routines and schedules a few weeks in advance. Get your child p…Read More

  7. Mother kissing son goodnight

    Five Reasons to Move Your Child’s Bedtime Earlier

    Every parent of young children struggles with sleep concerns in those early years. An early bedtime can be a simple solution to many of those concerns, and can even impact long-term sleep habits and your own wellbeing. Fewer wake-ups at night. If you wait until your little one is a bit overtired before you put him to bed, you run the risk of disrupting his natural sleep cycle. If he doesn’t hav…Read More

  8. Common Toddler and Preschooler Sleep Disruptions and How to Manage Them

    No toddlerhood or preschool years would be complete without a little bit of unexpected sleep concerns. From early wakeups to bedtime fears, many kids this age develop ways of getting out of bed and into yours in the middle of the night. Help them to navigate bedtime and nighttime sleep with these tips. Your Little Jack-in-the-Box You’ve arranged his stuffed animals, tucked him in, adjusted his n…Read More

  9. Five Tips for Moving into a New Home with Young Children

    Moving to a new home is exhausting and overwhelming for anyone, but for parents of young kids, it can be particularly taxing. The five tips will help your move to run a bit more smoothly by taking your own hard work and time into account, while also remembering that your kids will be a bit rocked by the move as well! Pack kids’ items while they’re sleeping. Don’t try to pack a few boxes of t…Read More

  10. 10 Ways to Use Seasonal Fruits and Veggies in Kid-Friendly Meals

    Delicious seasonal produce is easy to come by this time of year, so it only makes sense to use as much as possible in your meals, snacks, and desserts. These family friendly recipes will make your summer healthier and more delicious! Blackberry Citrus Granola Bowl. Blackberries are a quintessential summer fruit, and pairing them with whichever citrus fruit you have on hand makes for great flavor o…Read More