Bedtime Battles

Bedtime is a battleground for many. And getting the kids in the bed is only the beginning. After swapping stories with friends and family about our ongoing wars of the sleepless, I wrote this tongue-in-cheek poem — helps keep things in perspective. (It doesn’t have a title yet; feel free to send me your suggestions.) […]

Happy Jar

Every cranky kid could use a happy jar! In fact, what kid — or parent, for that matter — couldn’t use one from time to time? And they’re fun and simple to make. All you need is a transparent container, colorful pieces of paper, something to write or draw with, and some happy thoughts! Whenever […]

Meet Tuned In Parent Cindi McNew

First of all, congratulations to Cindi and her husband, Don, on the pending adoption of a precious baby they’ve been caring for since she was a newborn! You know those people with contagious smiles? Cindi’s one of them. She’s a happy mom of two and mompreneur of two businesses. She’s the owner of Cindy McNew […]

Meet Tuned In Parent Maude Stephany!

Meet Tuned In Parent Maude Stephany! A nurturing parent and an inquisitive big kid at heart, mompreneur Maude is the creator of www.thebeemama.com. And she is positively passionate about bees and educating and inspiring people about our vital and vivacious buzzing friends. After all, without bees, where would we be? Fun Bee Fact: “Bees are a […]

Car Seats: When Is It Really Safe to Forward-Face?

Ever see a little baby facing forward in a car seat? I didn’t know better when my daughter was younger and turned her around way too early (one among many errors made in loving ignorance). Over the weekend, I noticed another parent make the same mistake, and I wanted to yell, “Please, turn that baby around!” […]