What a joy it is seeing your children interact with your parents. It can make you reminisce about being little again and stir up many memories of your own upbringing. It can also be a nice break in your day. Imagine getting things done around the house without holding one or two little beings while […]
STEM — short for science, technology, engineering and mathematics — is a term that encompasses a growing number of fields related to those four topics. The Bureau of Labor Statistics has estimated upwards of 9 million new STEM careers will open up between 2012 and 2022 — but thus far, men have occupied the majority […]
Christmas is behind us and 2017 is nearly over, so it’s time to start thinking about your plan for the new year. Are you going to make a New Year’s resolution? Do you have big plans to move, change your career, or make new investments in 2018? If so, here are some of the best […]
When it gets cold outside, it’s only natural to want to stay indoors. There’s television to watch and hot cocoa to drink. Why go outside and get cold or covered with snow? Plus, we have this unfounded idea that being in the cold contributes to us getting sick. The truth is playing outside, especially in […]
First one, now your second child is in the throes of orthodontia. “I think I broke a bracket” has surpassed “I forgot to tell you” and even “Um … you need to sign this” as the phrase most likely to make you cringe. With the holidays approaching, you take a mindful moment to give thanks. […]
It used to be a bad thing to be considered a nerd or a geek. Just look at 80’s high school movies — they were rife with stereotypes and filled with bookworms with thick glasses and wired braces. Today, though, geek culture is becoming mainstream, and it’s not such a bad thing to be a […]
Sure, they will walk into a classroom for the first time, unsure of what learning is like and how it is to interact with other kids academically. But you’re in for a big change, too, since your baby isn’t quite so little anymore. Don’t worry, though. Everyone will find it easy to adjust to preschool, […]
Some point between when you are really sick of changing diapers and when your child shows an interest in the toilet is when potty training begins. Unfortunately, these events don’t always sync up. Every kid is different. Some will begin expressing an interest in the toilet after their first birthday, while others may be wearing […]
Allowing kids to contribute on moving day can boost their confidence and sense of belonging. Here are 5 ways children can actually make moving easier.
Now that you’re in back-to-school mode and starting to think about ways to get involved in the community this fall and holiday season, have you considered helping foster children?