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.

Let’s Raise Our Girls to Have A Positive Body Image

In today’s society, the facts are quite disturbing. The Center for Disease Control and National Association of Eating Disorders have stated, girls at the tender age of 6 will start to express concerns regarding their weight and overall shape of their body. The scary thing being half of the nation’s yo ...

4 Indoor Activities To Beat The Heat

Planning fun activities for toddlers might sound fun, but thinking of what those ideas would be, might be the hard part. Toddlers are at a tough age because they often want to put things in their mouth and most toddlers have a hard time with directions or maintaining the attention span to do most acti ...
kid safety

The Top Safety Rules For This Summer

Making sure your kids are safe this summer should be one of the most important things. Besides making sure the grill is turned off, there are other things to make sure your watching so this summer can be safe. With the right guidance and preparation, summertime can be the most relaxing time with your ...
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Disney Film “Inside Out” Review

Everyone’s talking about Disney Pixar’s newest animated movie,“Inside Out.” This isn’t your average princess or robot movie, but it remains remarkably true of what scientists have found out regarding the mind, emotion and memory. This movie travels to one of the most mysterious places on earth: journe ...
kids illness symptoms

5 Emergency Signs You Should Never Ignore

When our kids are sick or injured, our natural reaction is to get help as fast as we can (usually by running straight to the emergency room). While the ER might be our best option (and sometimes gives us a sense of peace right away!), sometimes, taking that expensive trip might not be necessary. Unles ...
healthy attachment

Creating A Healthy Attachment With Your Child

Creating A Healthy Attachment With Your Child As a society, we raise our children with the expectation of becoming self-reliant, in hopes they will make close, loving a healthy attachment with those around them. Instead, these are the same children who are taught very early in life, not to disclose th ...
Family Gardening

Family Gardening Tips For Growing Green Thumbs

Family Gardening Tips For Growing Green Thumbs Some of us were lucky enough to have grown up where family gardening was a given. Around our house the yard and back deck was filled with flowers, veggies and herbs of every description. Best of all, each kid in our big household had a daily chore connect ...
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Tips on Privacy and Social Media for Teens

Tips on Privacy and Social Media for Teens The world of the internet can be scary for parents of teens. We hear the stories of abductions and luring, we worry about internet bullying and mean gossip. But the truth of the matter is there is probably no other time in their lives when having privacy from ...
grandparents

When Grandparents Spoil Your Children

When Grandparents Spoil Your Children Grandparents have been spoiling their grand-babies forever and it simply makes them happy. Your parents and in-laws have already raised their children, and now it’s time for them to have some fun. Most grandparents are willing to indulge their grandkids at extreme ...
divorced parents

Newly Divorced Parents Can Travel Too!

Newly Divorced Parents Can Travel Too! For many traveling is a fun thing for us to experience and we are able to plan our trips as we wish. Things change, however, when you are a single parent. A fun trip can easily turn into a nightmare, so let’s take a look at some things newly divorced parents can ...