Teacher Writes Tearjerking Letter to Kids Who Won’t Be Entering Kindergarten This Year

In the middle of all of the excitement and hustle, however, it’s easy to forget that there are people who are genuinely hurting at the beginning of this new school year: nobody more than parents who have lost children. As they watch their peers’ children (and even their deceased children’s friends) grow another year older and enter into a new grade, it is insanely painful to deal with the fact that their own won’t be joining them. Read More

4 Job Benefits Essential For Single Moms

Not every employer offers benefits, and when a single mom is job hunting it may seem like she needs to take whatever she can find. But if a minimum wage job with no benefits doesn’t even earn you enough to get health insurance for your child, then maybe you should hold out for a better position with better benefits or better pay. Read More

National Peach Month: Time to start eating in-season peaches

As parents we always want our kids to eat healthy and be open to trying new foods. Our family finds it fun to teach our kids about seasonal foods – what grows when and where, how it gets delivered, great ways to eat it, etc. This month is National Peach Month! Read More

Study Shows That Pregnant Millennials Are More Depressed Than Their Mothers Were

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Crystal Clark, a psychiatrist and assistant professor at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine, suggests that the increase in young women experiencing depression during pregnancy could likely be because there are fewer women in their age group who have children. More and more women are starting families later in life, she said. Read More

Top Tips To Feed Your Family Healthy Meals On A Low Budget

Feeding your family healthy meals doesn’t have to be expensive. Yes, you can spend a fortune on organic ingredients and foods from upmarket health stores but it is also very possible to buy inexpensive ingredients from your supermarket or local shops to make healthy, hearty meals that will taste fantastic and feed ravenous families. Read More

Save Yourself from Stress

Stress can have a significant cognitive impact on the individual. Mild stress tends to improve cognitive performance, focusing your attention to the task on hand, and can provide the knee-jerk response of getting away from dangerous situations to keep us safe. Read More

Interview with Leslie Lederhandler, Author of Auntie Ev’s Kitty Romp

Today we are pleased to share with you our most recent author interview with Leslie Wolner Lederhandler, author of the Mom’s Choice Award-Winning children’s board book Auntie Ev’s Kitty Romp! Leslie created her Auntie Ev’s children’s series to entertain and soothe her own babies to sleep. Today, the first book in the series “Auntie Ev’s Kitty Romp” has come alive with wonderful illustrations by L.F. Byerley, and is now available for moms and dads to enjoy with their own babies and toddlers. Read More