Tips For Traveling With Toddlers

Tips For Traveling With Toddlers

A lot of parents are familiar with the challenges of traveling with infants. Even if you haven’t taken your baby with you on a trip, there is a good chance that you have sat on a flight and heard a baby crying a few seats away. The move from infancy to toddlerhood should mean it’s much easier to fly, right? Not exactly. Read More

Being Bored Is Actually Really Good for Your Kids

I see my daughter after a long eight hour day of school. Hour after hour or guided learning, sitting still in chairs and being shuffled from subject to subject, she becomes tightly wound. The last thing she actually needs when she gets home is more. It has become apparent that the best thing for her is space to breathe and listen to her body. That’s when the magic happens. Read More

How The Recession Made Me A Better Mom

How The Recession Made Me A Better Mom

A few years ago, I lost my full-time job. Due to the declining economy, the organization I worked at closed its doors for good. I found myself in a position I’d never been in – at home, every day, with one small child and another on the way. Read More

Best Award-Winning Teething Products

Best Award-Winning Teething Products

Yes, every child has to go through it, but it doesn’t have to be terrible for you and you little one with the help of these award-winning teething products. Read More

Mom Puts Department Store on Blast for Children’s “Cheat Day” Lunchbox

Why in the world would a girl young enough to want to carry a lunchbox covered in sequins worry about a “cheat day”?In my home, we are in the thick of teaching our children about nutrition right now. My daughter is six. Food is a necessary tool that helps her body to grow stronger. It’s not the enemy, it’s not scary, and it’s not the key to beauty and acceptance. Read More

Proud Gorilla Mother Can’t Stop Kissing Her Newborn Baby

Although Calaya is 15-years-old, Moke is her first baby, born at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington, D.C.. Inexperienced as she was, she knew just what to do when she met her baby for the first time, gently cradling Moke and laying kisses all over his face. Read More

It Turns out Sometimes Money CAN Buy Happiness (If It’s Used to Buy Time)

For the survey, over 6,000 people residing in the United States, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Canada were asked if they used money to buy themselves free time, and if so, how much they spent. The researchers then asked them about their stress levels and overall life satisfaction. Their findings concluded that those who reported buying time also had higher levels of life satisfaction and lower stress.  Read More