Parenting Book Review: ‘30 Days to a Stronger Child’

Parenting Book Review: ‘30 Days to a Stronger Child’

Parenting today is not like it was when we were growing up. The world has changed. There’s widespread violence, constant distractions, an overabundance of information and people, and dwindling resources. For our kids to thrive in this world, it’s up to us to make them stronger — intellectually, socially, spiritually, emotionally, and physically. As parents, […]

Dark Week in Parenting News: Mother Burns Child, Self Alive +

Dark Week in Parenting News: Mother Burns Child, Self Alive +

June 17, 2016 – KTLA reports that last night a woman deliberately placed a preschool-aged child in a burning SUV before joining her, and they both died. This happened in South Los Angeles not far from where my daughter was sleeping peacefully in her bed while I was writing a Father’s Day post. On Tuesday, […]

Top 20 Quotes Celebrating Fathers

Top 20 Quotes Celebrating Fathers

Top 20 quotes from actors, presidents, philosophers, writers, sons and daughters celebrating fathers! Share your favorite quote or the entire collection with your dad and the father figures who have enriched your life. And if you’re a father, father-to-be, or father figure, these are for you, too! “The greatest mark of a father is how he treats his […]

Parenting Book Review: ‘Parent Hacks’

Parenting Book Review: ‘Parent Hacks’

If you’ve ever waded through an ocean of toys, discovered a toddler covered in paint (or worse), or spent half your unborn child’s college fund on baby items you didn’t know you wouldn’t need, then you’ll appreciate this. Expecting and new parents, congrats! Your timing couldn’t be better. If you’re like me, however, and found […]

20 More Star Wars Quotes in the Context of Parenting

20 More Star Wars Quotes in the Context of Parenting

It’s Star Wars-Parenting Mashup time! It’s our third year featuring Star Wars with a parenting twist, and we’re excited about what the Force awakens in this round! Instant classic quotes from new school characters like Rey, Finn, and Kylo Ren plus unforgettable O.G.s like Han Solo take on hilarious, new meaning when viewed through the […]

Parenting Book Review: ‘Raising Peaceful Kids’

Parenting Book Review: ‘Raising Peaceful Kids’

Do your children value peace? Or do they eat it for breakfast? Mindfulness, balance, peace are all vital components to children’s, and parents’, emotional well-being. This is a daily challenge for my family, as I would imagine it is for many competing against digital domination, over-scheduling, and the World of StressCraft. That’s why I was […]

7 Safe Family Life Hacks Using Essential Oils

7 Safe Family Life Hacks Using Essential Oils

Lack of sleep and concentration, headaches, anxiety, weight gain … are these familiar side-effects of parenting? Healthy living consultant and tuned in parent Monica M. shares why she and her family, even their pets, use essential oils every day to safely and effectively treat common family ailments while living green and smelling sweet! “Essential oils […]

Tip Jar Top Picks: Parenting Quotes, Tips, and Real Kid Quips!

Tip Jar Top Picks: Parenting Quotes, Tips, and Real Kid Quips!

Tip jar top picks! We’ve got the best parenting quotes, tips, and real kid quips shared by you via our “tip jar” and social media network! Plus a very funny vid by a very funny mom at the end. Enjoy! Kids are constantly entertaining us with their innocent (filterless) comments and comebacks. So, let’s kick […]