Top 10 Picks from the Tip Jar

Top 10 Picks from the Tip Jar

We’ve received some rather cool tips, quotes, and funny things from you! Keep ’em coming! Just plop them in the “tip jar” as the kids surprise you with their hilarious quips and your parenting epiphanies and trial-by-errors pop up. No knowledge or opportunity for laughter is wasted here. Without further ado, here are the very […]

TiP Jar!

TiP Jar!

Your parenting tips* are an essential part of the Tuned In Parents community. After all, it was created so savvy parents everywhere could share with, amuse, and inspire one another. *Some people are experts at parenting — like child psychiatrists with 10 kids — but most of us are doing our best and figuring it […]

TiP Jar | Share | Get Featured

TiP Jar | Share | Get Featured

Tuned In Parents (TiP) is about parents, in every sense of the word, all around the world sharing, connecting, discovering, evolving, and paying it forward. We’re here to hear, support, and feature what you have to say about parenting, education, and health. How does sharing help YOU? As the Dalai Lama said, “Share your knowledge. […]

This Week’s Parenting News, Tips, and Trends

This Week’s Parenting News, Tips, and Trends

We’ve rounded up newsworthy parenting stories, trends, vids, and tips for busy, tuned in parents. This week’s funniest and inspiring parenting videos, new parenting tips and hacks on money, pregnancy, being a stay-at-home dad, and more! 10 Best TED Talks Every Parent Should Watch | Parental Journey These 10 TED Talks videos range from controversial […]

Comic Relief: Tiptoeing Around Parenting Fails

Short, sweet, and guaranteed for a laugh, this video of comedian Ed Byrne is all about the awkwardness of public parenting fails. For those who don’t know the British term “minger,” the Urban Dictionary defines it as someone “who fell out of the ugly tree at birth and hit every branch on the way down.” […]

Jammin’ Jar Salads

Fast, fun, delightful, and delicious jar salads! A sneaky and salubrious way to refresh how kids see fruits and veggies! Making jar salads is a cool developmental activity for children. They wrap their senses around those beautiful colors, textures, aromas, flavors . . . and learn all about that palatable produce! They can layer each […]

33 Tips for Raising Happy Kids

If we strip it all down to the parenting essentials, we just want to keep our kids alive and not mess them up . . . too much. And, if we can manage to raise them into happy, healthy adults, then that’s beyond icing! That’s what Dr. Seuss would call “Beautiful schlopp with a cherry […]

Holiday Tips for Families Experiencing Loss or an Absent Parent

Holiday Tips for Families Experiencing Loss or an Absent Parent

I lost my father to cancer just before Christmas when I was a teenager, and now, 20 years later, my daughter is coping with her fourth holiday season without her dad (absentee). Through trial and error, I’ve learned what works and what doesn’t, and I’m still learning — life’s like that. The following five holiday […]