Category Archives: Family Time

Trying to balance being a working mom with family life? You’re not alone! We’ve got advice on work/family balance, child care, travel with kids (and without!), pets, holiday ideas and more.

What Every Pregnant Women Should Know About The Zika Virus

Whether you’re trying to conceive or are already pregnant, it is important to know about the Zika virus. This mosquito borne virus has spread to dozens of countries (including the United States), and can cause devastating effects for both pregnant women and their babies. As with any virus, one o ...

Why Art and Creativity Are Important For Your Growing Child

If you’re a parent to a preschooler, you probably understand that nothing they draw is planned. That is until you ask them what they’re drawing, they probably haven’t put much thought of it. Your little kid is a master of the moment, they love to do and create in the exact moment their in. The best th ...

5 Fun Ways Kids Move

Our kids today are overweight now more than ever, and here are some games that make “getting up and moving” fun. ...
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5 Tips for Fun Family Outings

When the weather turns that perfect shade of summer, it is time to head out of the house and into the great outdoors. We always love doing spur of the moment road trips with the kids. Sometimes they are quick afternoon excursions and other times they are multi-day road trips of exploration. No matter ...
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Melted Crayon Projects

This summer may include some time at the beach. One of the things most kids love to do is pick up shells and rocks and take them home. After a while our home begins to resemble a junk shop, so we came up with some cool things to do with those rocks and shells. Melted Crayon Sea Shells I know – the dar ...
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10 Classic Children’s Books You Should Be Reading to Your Kids

While every year the websites and libraries are filled with new children’s books, there are some classic children’s books that seem to live forever. I am always amazed when I see books I remember from my own childhood staring back at me on the kid’s shelf at the library. While it may ...
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Playtime Tips For Your Adventurous Toddler

It may appear to you that your toddler is just having fun and games when they play, but to a toddler play is important to them. Throughout the day, your tot looks for things to keep busy with and they want to consistently use their brain. No matter if your little one is preparing a meal in their prete ...
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Parenting Tips for Summer

We often forget how grateful we should be for school, especially as parents. School keeps our kids busy for about eight hours a day. Then when our kids come home they have a couple hours of homework to do, or extracurricular activities before it’s time for dinner and bed. When the summer comes along a ...

3 Great Kids Pet Books

Kids and pets, for many families the two ideas just seem to go together. If your family is just thinking now about adding a pet to the family, you might want to consider these kids pet books. If they already have a pet they adore, all the more reason to love these books. From Dr. Seuss’s fun boo ...
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Minions Dominates Weekend Box Office Numbers

“Minions” take top honors at the box office this weekend, collecting a healthy $115.2 million in the U.S. and Canada, according to early estimates. The film’s debut is the second highest ever for an animated film, behind the $121 million opening for “Shrek the Third” back in ‘07. It is the best openin ...