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.

Ring in the New Year with Family Bonding Resolutions

Every year we make a list of things we want to accomplish for the New Year. Some have their lists prepared to start right as it hits the beginning of the New Year, while others complete their lists up to a week later. Whether you start early or start late, make this year’s resolutions about your ...

6 Lessons You Can Learn from Your Child

Just because we are the adults, we tend to think we know more than our children. However, looking at children, you can see how content they are with their lives. Growing up, we take on responsibilities and face a variety of different challenges. Ultimately, we end up changing how we look at life. Howe ...

5 Things Children Can Teach Daddy

Obviously, kids have plenty of things they will be learning in school and in life before they are ready to head off into the world on their own. However, many kids often express positive behavior without questioning it. What Mom wouldn’t want that kind of behavior emulated by everyone? Here are ...

5 Easy Ways to Turn Your Kid Into a Bookworm!

A love for reading books starts with a parent. Your child will develop the love or hatred for reading based on their experiences at home. Positive reinforcement is a great starting point. Remember your child won’t change their habits overnight. It takes time. To help keep your child engaged, rem ...

5 Benefits to Breastfeeding Your Child

Breastfeeding your child is a personal choice. Some mother’s choose to breast milk for their child because they want the bonding time with their newborn, while others prefer to use breast milk in a bottle. There is no right or wrong way to breastfeed your child. However, many are still undecided ...

3 Reindeer Crafts for Kids

The holidays are here and with them, a variety of craft ideas to help keep your kids busy and full of holiday cheer. With Santa on his way, get into the Christmas season with some fun reindeer decorations and activities. From ornaments to wearable crafts, there is something out there to appeal to any ...
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Celebrating Hanukkah with the Family

Hanukkah is a special Jewish tradition and celebration of the fact that faith will triumph.  Children might struggle with understanding what exactly the holiday means, but that does not mean that one can not take the time to try and teach them something throughout the season.  Children of all ages can ...

D.I.Y. Paper Garland

Have family fun as you follow the next very simple steps to immerse you and your family in a Christmas deco-making fun activity. The kids will be ecstatic that they have contributed to decorating the house for the holidays. Items you will need Christmas gift wrappers, preferably multiple coloured ones ...
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5 Healthy Alternatives for Kids’ Snacks

Kids are notorious for being picky eaters. When they do eat, they tend to want to eat sugary snacks or other junk food. Unfortunately, snack time typically results in a struggle to find snacks that are both pleasing for them to eat and nutritious enough for you to be happy. Avoid the struggle and try ...
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8 Unique Family Vacation Ideas

Taking a family vacation is something that can leave the family with life long memories of spending time together.  Vacations can also be really stressful and leave mom and dad ready to take a “vacation” from their vacations.  Family travel does not have to be stressful as there are a ton of great fam ...