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9 Basic Skills to Teach Your Elementary-Schooler

When you send your kids to school the first time, it will feel like you’re sending them off into the world. It can be exciting and nerve-wracking. To help them prepare for their new adventures, here are some basic skills they should know. 1. Reading – Don’t feel pressured to make your kid the best reader in the class, but [...]

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6 Ways to Handle Stress in Kids

Doesn’t it seem like kids these days are a lot more stressed and anxious than they were when we were young? Studies show that 10-20% of children are dealing with some sort of anxiety symptoms . Here are some ways to help kids handle stress. 1. Don’t overschedule them One of the biggest stressors in a child’s life is a routine on [...]

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What’s In Our Stroller Bag?

New moms tend to over-pack or under-pack. We’ve made a list of essentials for every mama’s diaper or stroller bags. You don’t want to leave home without these items! 1. LatchPal If you’re a breastfeeding mom, LatchPal is a must-have! LatchPal is a chic breastfeeding clip that makes nursing on-the-go so much easier. It’s nice to free up some hands when you’re [...]

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5 Timeless Ways to Celebrate Spring with Family

Staring at the screens of our iPhones, computers and TV all winter long eventually becomes exhausting for everyone. These redundant activities distance us in just as many ways as they bring us together. As the weather warms up, you and your children want nothing more than to step out and enjoy the fresh air together. Here are few [...]

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What’s the Right Age to Give Your Child a Cell Phone?

While you and I didn’t have cell phones growing up, the world is changing. Kids do a lot of learning and socializing through their phones these days. At a certain age, they can feel isolated from their friends without one. Plus, they’re an excellent safety tool – we want them to be able to contact us at any time. Then [...]

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5 Potty Training Mistakes Every Parent Needs to Avoid

Learning to use the toilet is a big part of every child’s development. Unfortunately, there’s no right or wrong way to teach them. Every child is different and will respond to different techniques. But there are some universal mistakes that parents tend to make time and time again. Avoid these… Mistake #1 – Pushing your kids before they’re ready Just like [...]

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4 Tricks to Help Your Baby Sleep Through the Night

No one sleeps through the night entirely. We all wake up several times, but you and I have gotten so good at putting ourselves back to sleep that we usually aren’t awake long enough to form any memories. It’s that quick. So the trick isn’t to get your baby to sleep for ten hours straight, but to teach him/her [...]

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7 Sweet Gifts for Baby Girls

One of the best parts about having a little girl is dressing them up in cute outfits and fun accessories! Here are our picks for the best gifts for baby girls. 1. Baby Elephant Ears Baby Elephant Ears is a multi-use headrest providing spinal/neck alignment and comfort for babies — and they’re designed to look like adorable elephant ears! Baby Elephant Ears [...]

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6 Reasons You Should Be Swaddling Your Baby

In almost all cases, babies prefer to be swaddled. In very rare cases can a baby not be swaddled, but these are rare. You won’t make your baby addicted to it or prevent them from learning how to self-soothe, and a little bit of fight is expected in the beginning. A swaddled baby will make you both happier. Here’s why… 1. [...]

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7 Fun Valentine’s Day Crafts For You and the Kids

Valentine’s Day just around the corner, which means we have to get ready to be crafty! Valentine’s Day isn’t just for romantic partners – it’s for anyone who wants to show their love for someone else. Use one or several of these crafts to make your kids’ day special and meaningful. 1. Bee Mine Valentine – Heart Craft for Kids For [...]

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