Spring, the Season of Love

Even though Valentine’s Day is over, it continues to feel like the season is all about love. We talk about the beginning of spring. Parents and children alike become excited about the upcoming Spring Break,… Read more »

Blanket Advice

Like most moms, I have gotten a lot of advice about raising a child. The beauty of advice is that you can take it… or leave it. While advice is sometimes just judgement in disguise,… Read more »

Valentine Crafts and Activities

We’re only days away from Valentine’s Day! At this moment there is a box of my daughter’s homemade cards waiting to be brought to school, friends, and grandparents. Now, I do not love crafting, but… Read more »

Pictures

Have you ever scrolled through pictures on your phone or camera, looking for one in particular, and felt surprised at the sheer quantity of photos you take each week? I go through this shock about… Read more »

Bottle Weaning

I hear many moms asking for advice on when and how to wean their child from the bottle or breast. Ages for this range from 9 months all the way up to 6 years, but… Read more »

Unique

A friend recently described to me what bath time was like at her home. She said the word as if it were a mortal enemy…BATHTIME. The fighting to get the child into the bath, then… Read more »

Education

A child’s education begins at day one. Learning to eat, recognize words, crawl, walk, tie shoes. Learning is arguably the most important aspect of a child’s life after basic needs are met. As parents, we… Read more »

Aftermath

Still reeling from the holidays? You’re not alone. Many parents are struggling to achieve some sense of normalcy following the madness of Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s. The mess, the new additions of toys all… Read more »

Resolutions

What is your New Year’s resolution? About half of people make resolutions each year. What is the reason that resolutions are so popular? World of Psychology: Why We Make New Year’s Resolutions One of the… Read more »

Holiday cheer?

What makes you smile over the Christmas holidays? Whether the season brings good feelings or bad ones, there is a lot going on this time of year to smile about! I’m seeing a lot of… Read more »

SWEETS!

I saw a segment on the news this morning about eating healthy over the holidays. The nutritionist recommended eating the things you like within moderation and trying not to be at either extreme. In other words,… Read more »

The Christmas Tradition

There are so many family holiday traditions out there. I believe these traditions help people to feel a sense of solidarity and kinship as well as continuity. Children, especially, crave the sameness of the holiday… Read more »