Parenting

Back to School Lunches

Back to School Lunches – Tips to Teach Your Kids to Make Their Own

It is almost that time once again. Time to make school lunches! The truth is though, many parents dread this time. In fact, I am one of those parents that find it overwhelming to put together delicious and nutritious back to school lunches, for 5 days out of the week, that their children will actually …

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Summer Camp for Kids

Summer Camp for Kids – The Pros and Cons

Ah, the joys of summer camp. Many parents have mixed feelings about sending their kids off to enjoy time away without parental guidance. Sure most of these summer programs have counselors that watch over and keep your kids safe during daily activities and learning events, but there’s something unsettling for some parents about sending their …

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Teacher Gifts

Creative Gift Ideas for Teacher’s Gifts This Holiday Season

Teacher’s gifts are a great way to teach your children to be grateful for those who work hard to educate them. Whether it’s a special education teacher, a librarian or the classroom teacher that works all day to give those students the best education possible, they all deserve a nice gift. With the Holiday season comes …

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Electrical Safety

Electrical Safety- Ways to Prevent Electrical Injury and Keep Your Family Safe

With parenting comes great responsibility, as I am sure many of you know. There are so many things to remember, learn and figure out. One main thing is to ensure that our children are as safe as possible in the homes we raise them in. Baby gates, deadbolts and toilet lid locks, these are all …

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successful children

Successful Children- 5 Ways to Motivate Your Children to Succeed

We all want to ensure that we have successful children. With Holidays around the corner, and the weather getting cooler, your kids may be losing their get up and go gumption. Many children tend to lose their motivation to succeed, do homework and all of that jazz during the holidays, simply because they are anticipating …

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Responsible kids

Raise Responsible Kids – Strategies to Help your Kids be More Responsible

It is totally natural to want to raise responsible kids. Part of being a parent is to ensure you are teaching kids life skills necessary for them to survive in the real world as adults. Often times we get sucked into just getting things done, such as picking up after our kids or delivering them …

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Active Kids

Active Kids – 4 Ways to Encourage your Kids to be More Active

Parenting isn’t easy at all. Let’s face it, we compete with electronics and peer pressure and everything you can think of when it comes to raising kids. These days kids seem to have lost their sense of imaginatively, you know like those good old days of going outside to make a fort out of sticks …

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Social Parenting

Social Parenting: Stop Caring About Other Parents On Social Media!

With social media at our fingertips and the ability for parents everywhere to spread the word about what their child is doing, how they are parenting and so on and so forth, it’s no wonder we all get caught up in what other parents are doing. Social media can quickly become a game of trading …

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Protect Your Kids Eyes

4 Ways To Protect Your Children’s Eyes in a High Tech World

With our high tech world it’s no wonder more and more kids are using technological devices both at home and at school. With many schools implementing computerized testing, requirements of having Chrome books and similar in classrooms, kids are often spending over 7 hours a day with their eyes on a screen. While many parents …

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Kid Friendly Road Trip

Road Trippin’ with Kids- How to Plan a Kid Friendly Road Trip.

Planning a kid friendly road trip isn’t easy. You have to take into account that the kids will get bored easily and need entertainment along the way. While you can bring some items to keep the kids entertained, planning a kid friendly road trip goes beyond simply learning what to bring to keep your kids …

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