Giveaway: Tooth Fairy Day Bundle!

Giveaway Tooth Fairy Day Bundle

We’re giving away this award-winning Tooth Fairy bundle from award-winning author, Lori Orlinsky to 3 lucky winners! Enter for your chance to win by noon 8/21/20. Read More

Creative Ideas for a Magical First Tooth Fairy Experience

Creative Ideas for a Magical First Tooth Fairy Experience

Losing a first tooth is a rite of passage that should be celebrated, and these days, there are plenty of ways to get creative beyond the traditional tooth-for-cash swap. We’ve rounded up some of the best grand gestures that a Tooth Fairy can make the first time around. Read More

Let’s Stop Raising Mean Girls

Let’s Stop Raising Mean Girls

Remember the Lindsay Lohan movie Mean Girls, where high school students created a burn book to spread rumors about each other? While I, too, enjoyed the movie and often joke with my friends that “on Wednesdays we wear pink,” the movie exposed some very harsh realities when it comes to bullying. Sadly, the issue has only progressed since the flick came out 15 years ago with the rise of social media, and the Netflix show 13 Reasons Why provided an even clearer picture of the nationwide epidemic. Read More

5 Ways to Combat Bullying at School

5 Ways to Combat Bullying at School

School is right around the corner, and with the fun and excitement of any new environment with school-aged children comes the threat of bullies. Statistics show that 160,000 kids stay home from school each day to avoid being bullied. While most schools have a zero-tolerance policy in the handbooks for bullying behavior, it is important to teach your children what to do when they find themselves in an uncomfortable situation at school. Read More

8 Tips to Avoid ‘Summer Slide’

8 Tips to Avoid ‘Summer Slide

Now that we’ve made a dent in the summer, many parents worry that their kids will suffer from what experts call the ‘summer slide.’ Summer Slide is when kids fall behind in reading skills due to summer break.  Read More

Raising a Short, Confident Daughter in a Tall World

Raising a Short, Confident Daughter in a Tall World

When my daughter, Hayley, was three, she came home and declared that day would be her last attending the preschool she loved so much. When I asked her why, tears began streaming down her face. She explained to me that the teachers hung up a growth chart in the classroom and placed a piece of tape next to the measurements to show the height of each child. While her friends landed at the top and middle of the chart, her name was at the very bottom, with no other names in sight. Read More