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 […]
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 […]
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.