Parenting Advice & Tips

Instead of constantly saying “Don’t do this,” “Don’t do that,” and “No” to your child, learn how say no to the little ‘un without actually saying the words. Choosing your ...

As much as you want to provide stimulating activities for your toddler, you are probably a little tired of cleaning up food, child-friendly paint, and just about anything else that ...

Make road trips fun for little kids by packing bags full of fun activities. Use the following ideas as inspiration to avoid “Are we there yet??” and similar questions you ...

If you’re a young mom, you probably feel a little overwhelmed…or a lot overwhelmed. Don’t panic, rather take it one day at a time and keep the following tips in ...

Getting ready to potty train your little boy? Potty training boys is obviously a little different from potty training girls, however many of the basics are the same. Help yourself ...

Get your child used to helping out around the house from an early age with kid-friendly chores. The following chores are ideal for 4 and 5-year-olds. Pick a few for ...

Many first-time moms make assumptions about parenting that simply aren’t true. Don’t feel bad if you are one of these moms, as parenting is a learning process and mistakes are ...

Some kids go through childhood not fearing the “monster” under their beds or in their closets, while others develop a crippling fear of the dark. If your child belongs to ...

If you don’t consider yourself a particularly “crafty” person but want to ensure your children use their imaginations and are interested in the creative side of things, read on. There’s ...

Crying is your baby’s way of communicating! The five “universal needs” of babies are as follows: sleep, food, burping assistance, gas release assistance, and comfort. It will take awhile to ...

Help yourself raise grateful, courteous children instead of the opposite by utilizing the following tips. Be a good example and feel free to pat yourself on the back when you ...
The best potty training tips to keep your little one dry through the night.

Potty training is not an overnight thing, as each child is different. What works for one will not necessarily do anything for another, and while your first child may have ...
3 Baby Sleep Tips for New Parents

Some babies are great sleepers, while others are, um, less than great. If your baby is a fussy sleeper, help yourself make it through the first year of parenthood with ...
The best toddler activity materials.

Entertain your toddler using any or all of the following materials. Each option is cheap (which is always nice) and provides your toddler with the stimulation his or her growing ...

Take a look inside your teen daughter’s backpack. Is it a disaster area? If so, help her organize her ‘pack and provide the following suggestions. She might resist at first, ...

Trying to think of what to pack the kids for lunch is like trying to figure out what to plan for dinner: exhausting. Save yourself from this problem with the ...

Help your kiddies do their best in school by suggesting a few outstanding “hacks.” They help children improve their information retention abilities, ensure their hard work is saved, keep their ...

Show off your savvy parenting skills with any of the following super-nifty gadgets. They function as parenting “hacks” of sorts and otherwise make life a new mom or dad a ...

Raising happy, healthy children who contribute to society instead of taking away from it is certainly something to strive for as a parent. While there’s no one way to raise ...

Make organization fun! Use any of the following clever ways to organize your kids toys. They will love the results and learn a little something about organization in the process. ...

Create a whole other world for your kids right in your backyard. Make a village out of painted stones to inspire their imaginations and love of the outdoors. Use the ...

Spring will be here soon enough, and with it the opportunity to enjoy many hours of backyard fun with the kids. Try the following DIY outdoor racetrack to provide your ...

Help your children learn their way around the kitchen by getting them involved in cooking and baking projects from an early age. Use the following guide to assist you in ...

Raise well-behaved children by staying consistent about discipline. Keep the following “discipline don’ts” in mind to prevent serious problems as your children get older. Discipline Don’t #1: Yelling Avoid screaming ...

Don’t let a rainy day get your kids too down! Enjoy more rainy day activity ideas in Part Two of this series to ensure plenty of fun the whole day ...

Raising honest children starts from the time they are little. If you do not instill a sense of what’s correct and the importance of integrity when they are very young, ...

If it’s a rainy day and your kids are sad they can’t go out and play, use it as an excuse to teach “indoor fun.” Review the following ideas as ...

Enjoy fostering feelings of love and togetherness with your family by engaging in fun family activities every month. Create a list or simply brainstorm with fun things to do together. ...

“Quiet time” activities for toddlers are ideal when you need to take care of the baby, write some emails, make dinner, spend a few minutes with your partner, etc. Fill ...

Help your toddler develop speech skills by putting the following tips into practice. A silent home isn’t one that will help your little ‘un’s speech development, after all! Describe Everything ...

Teaching your kids about finance is invaluable, as it as it sets them up to make great money decisions when they’re older. Money is always a touchy subject, and is ...

Keeping children occupied while waiting for a table or your meal in a restaurant doesn’t have to be difficult! There’s plenty of things you can do to distract your little ...

Home organization may seem like an impossible dream when you have children, but know it IS possible. Utilize the following hacks to organize your home and avoid frantic searches for ...

As exciting introducing a newborn baby to your fold is, it might prove a challenging time for your toddler. There’s a new baby in town, and while your toddler is ...

Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter—these may be the major holidays, but there’s dozens upon dozens of goofy holidays to celebrate every month! Check out some of the seemingly-endless “holidays” to choose ...

Winter may be a dreary time, but if there’s plenty of snow on the ground, there’s lots of opportunities for your kids to have fun. Use the following ideas to ...

Promote the importance of kindness to your children by encouraging them to be “randomly” kind. Try any of the following ideas, and feel free to use them as inspiration for ...

Your kids are off for the Christmas holiday, but that doesn’t mean all rules have to fly out the frosty window! Use the following ideas to keep kids from spending ...

Need to keep your toddler occupied? Make a whole bunch of “busy bags” to give the child something to do when you need to work, cook, spend time with friends, ...

Whether you’re flying home for the holidays or taking a trip with the kids any other time of year, a checklist is a very helpful thing. Very. Helpful. Use the ...

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