1. New Year’s Resolutions for the Whole Family

    It’s a new year! Not only that, but as 2020 came to be we entered a new decade. While changing our habits and our intentions can occur at any time during the year, it’s at the very beginning when everything is still fresh and new that people most often reflect on what they’ve done in the past and refocus their energies on what they’d like to do moving forward.  Often people set their reso…Read More

  2. Holiday Decor Children Can Help With

    While gift giving and receiving are often the spotlight of the holiday season, a large part of the magic is how beautifully everything is dressed up. From towering trees adorned with baubles and lights, or the warm glow from a lit menorah as the light bounces off the chocolate gelt sprinkled around the table, holiday decor is another big player when it comes to making the holiday season special. H…Read More

  3. Easy Ways to Spread Holiday Cheer

    The holidays are about giving and receiving thoughtful gift and spending time with those you love. Here are a few low effort, high impact activities parents can do with their children to spread holiday cheer, near and far.  Unexpectedly surprise a friend, a neighbor, or a stranger with a random act of kindness.  Sometimes a small gift at an unexpected time can cut through the gray winter gloom t…Read More

  4. Winter Car Seat Safety Tips

    The purpose of a car seat is to protect our kids in the case of an accident. In fact, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics, proper use of an age appropriate car seat reduces the chances of motor vehicle accident death by 71%  for children under the age of one and 54% for kids between the ages of one and four. In order for them to serve their purpose in case of an accident, a car seat m…Read More

  5. Tips for a Safe Night of Trick or Treating

    Halloween is a night filled with treats, playful tricks, festive costumes, and lots of chocolate!  However since most activities, especially trick or treating, take place after nightfall, it's important to keep safety at the forefront of your mind.   Skip the Masks Masks are as hard to see out of as they are uncomfortable which makes it more likely your child will trip or fall down as they move…Read More

  6. 2019 Flu Shot Information for Families

    Winter is fast approaching and with it comes the onset of flu season. It's the time of year when people spend the most time in close quarters, breathing the same air and sharing germs. Influenza, or what most people know as the flu,  is a viral respiratory illness that affects the nose, throat, and lungs. Both Influenza A and Influenza B present with similar symptoms which include fever, aches, c…Read More

  7. How to Prep Your Children for the End of Daylight Savings Time

    Whomever decided daylight savings time was a reasonable idea wasn’t responsible for coaxing young children towards a peaceful night of sleep. Even without a sudden time shift, bedtime can be an already long process with tooth brushing struggles, lost teddy bears, multiple trips to the potty, and fervent requests for just one more song, book or another glass of water. Here are some tips to help y…Read More

  8. Projects to Show Your Love on Grandparent’s Day

    The bond between grandparents and their grandchildren is incredibly special. In fact, the dynamic that’s created is so unique it probably doesn’t mirror any other relationship your child has. Here are some handmade gifts to say thank you to the grandmas and grandpas for all that they do!  Photo Coasters Make sure you select photos that highlight fun memories for this sweet and practical gift.…Read More

  9. How to Handle Your Baby’s Separation Anxiety

    Separation anxiety isn’t easy on anyone. Parents feel awful leaving a crying child. Babies understand mom and dad still exist when they are out of sight but are too young to have a real grasp on the concepts of time and language, making it difficult to prepare them for time apart. Here are some ways to make the separation anxiety phase less painful for everyone involved.   Be Calm Babies and y…Read More

  10. Commonly Overlooked Baby Proofing Measures

    By nature, parents want to protect their children. As babies leave the newborn stage and begin to explore their world, the possibility of disaster grows. Baby proofing the parts of a home where babies spend the majority of their time can cut down on preventable accidents. While cabinet locks and baby gates are obvious additions, here are some commonly overlooked and potentially dangerous areas.  …Read More