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.

evolving definition of families

The Evolving Definition Of Families

The Evolving Definition Of Families We are cursed to live in interesting times, it seems. One of the hallmarks of it appears to be the evolving definition of families and ways of parenting. Today’s families can range far beyond the old traditional definition of a married man and woman living tog ...
Dying Grandparent

Coping With The Loss Of A Grandparent

Coping With The Loss Of A Grandparent Most children will lose their grandparent sometime in their young life. If you are reading this because you have just experienced the loss of your parent—I am sorry for your loss. A death in the family is a difficult time for the parents who have additional mourni ...
spring essentials

8 Must-Have Spring Essentials For Your Kids!

8 Must-Have Spring Essentials For Your Kids! The weather has finally warmed up and you and your whole family are in a better mood because of it.  Here’s a list of spring essentials for your kids to get them out and active. Spring Essentials: DIY Raincoat If you’re looking for a raincoat for your ...
anti vax

7 Sick Kids Changes Mind of Anti Vax Mom

7 Sick Kids Changes Mind of Anti Vax Mom Spending a week in isolation with seven kids down with whooping cough is enough to change the mind of any anti vax mom. It certainly did for Ottawa mother Tara Hill. Beyond just changing her mind, she is speaking out to other anti vax moms to listen up. She say ...
april's fools

April Fool’s Day Jokes That Are Family Friendly

April Fool’s Day Jokes That Are Family Friendly March is almost over, you know what that means! April Fool’s Day jokes. The day is famously known for outrageous news stories, fake injuries and lots of scares.  Though with the introduction of the internet, some April Fool’s jokes can go a l ...
sleep

You And Your Growing Teenager’s Sleeping Habits

You And Your Growing Teenager’s Sleeping Habits Getting sleep is crucial, and sometimes it can almost be impossible for some teenagers to get an adequate amount of sleep. It’s crazy to think that teenagers need more than nine hours of sleep. If your teenager has irregular sleeping patterns throughout ...

Steps To Prepare For Pet Adoption

Adopting a pet is a great way to help save an animal. However, just because you have decided you want to adopt an animal doesn’t mean you should rush to the first animal shelter you find. Find out more about both the animal and the shelter before you go in, and remember these five considerations ...

Parents Rejoice At This Must-Have App

Parent Co. is a new company launching this week you should probably start getting excited about. They’re backed by almost $2 million and poised to create digital products for modern parents. The company has already acquired Notabli, a private social-networking app whose debut product is a cache for yo ...

The 3 Biggest Questions For Parents About Sex Education In Schools

There are three fundamental questions parents usually ask about Sex Education In Schools   What do kids need to know? When do they need to know it? What should they not be taught?   What do kids need to know? Most parents remember their own awkward health and hygiene classes and imagine that ...