There is a bond between many humans and animals that can’t be denied. Just being around a pet can make one feel better. Most animals love unconditionally and are quite patient when a person has a disability that slows him down or causes communication issues. It probably isn’t surprising, then, that animals are used in […]
Moving is both exciting and exhausting and will take an emotional toll on the whole family, especially the kids. As a former military mom, I can assure you the struggle is real. This parent’s guide to moving helps!
Parenting isn’t easy, and there are obstacles to overcome when raising a child with special needs. Thought getting your youngster to eat veggies was a hard-won battle? Just wait until it’s time to choose a school. Depending on the type and extent of the special needs your child has, they may need accommodations ranging from […]
Life with a teenager is never easy. There’s something about getting into those teen years that is guaranteed to come with a bad attitude, a sense of entitlement and many, many arguments. For those behavioral issues that go beyond typical teenage angst, it can be hard to know how to get started or who to […]
This spring, you and your family should take advantage of the warmth after a snowy, icy or otherwise chilly winter. The following seven essentials will make this spring the best yet, setting your family up for a dazzling summer!
It’s recommended that children start using sippy cups by the first birthday to help prevent tooth decay. Here are 5 tips to help your child transition from bottles to sippy cups.
Children’s book author and educator Kelly Santana-Banks shares parenting tips for reducing toddler tantrums.
Nurse, mom, and founder of HiFiveBaby, Nancy Shaw shares doctors’ recommendations for new parents eager to explore the world through their newborn’s eyes.
When we were growing up, we spent summers outside, enjoying the warm sunshine and cool lemonade. Today, on the other hand, more kids are spending summers indoors on sofas, watching TV or playing video games. If your kids prefer having fun that way, rather than playing outside, stay with us. Here are some summer activities […]
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, […]