Kids valentines for classmates should be fun and easy to make. We created this one for you that’s light-hearted and not lovey-dovey. Because, ick.
Minecraft is still very popular (thankfully!) and we’ve created some free Valentine’s Day cards for the kids to hand out to their classmates.
How to wean your toddler from breastfeeding when your child is not ready but you are.
Learn how to make the most adorable lunch in the world! A lunch filled with unicorns, rainbows, sprinkles and nutrition, too!
An expat is very upset that her side of the family wasn’t able to join her for her wedding ceremony now that she lives as an expat overseas. She’s contemplating yet another wedding when back in the States; what is the etiquette for that?
Your child celebrating the rite of passage that is the 100th Day of School? Here’s a crown perfect for the memorable school day festivities.
Has a case of senioritis arrived at your house? Don’t wave it off; talk early and often about these last few months before graduation.
A mom wants to prepare herself for when her “medium-aged” children start asking about SEX. She’s looking for books as good resources, and advice on approaching the topic with younger kids.
Ah, the politics of the delivery room guest list. An expectant mom needs help on setting boundaries with her overbearing mother-in-law.
If you have a high school senior, chances are college acceptances and rejections are rolling in, and along with them, some angst. Don’t panic!
From a matrimonial and family lawyer with over two decades of experience, here are her suggestions regarding children and divorce and what you should know.
A mom would like some advice on creating an art space for her toddler using/hacking traditional furniture.
Snow days can be so much fun. This craft will keep you busy. Or, if you’re looking to throw a winter-themed party, we’ve got you covered with these adorable cupcakes and free coloring sheets.
Parents are at their wits’ end about a big bedtime power struggle they are facing with their preschool-aged child. The matter is complicated by a bedroom sharing arrangement with a sibling who is an awesome sleeper.
I thought I was ready for my college freshman to spend Winter Break with us, but I really had no idea what we were both in for, I guess.
What can be done when a young adult has been enabled by her parents and is now completely immune to failure or consequences?
It can be a bummer to let a babysitter go (and have to find a new one!) but sometimes it can be an important life lesson for your children.
Keeping the kids busy during holiday break? A calendar at a glance for this upcoming new year is productive and fun! Just use our free printable and tutorial.
A mom made a mistake and prematurely moved her young toddler to a toddler bed and now needs to decide whether she should move her back to her crib.
A postpartum mom has a specific but common nursing bra style challenge. Amalah needs your insights and recommendations to help out this mom.
‘Tis the season for online shopping, which means it’s also the season for fraud. Protect yourself and don’t panic if it happens to you.
Challenged when it comes to holiday shopping for your teen(s)? Consider a fun interactive experience instead. We make some suggestions.
Looking for a something easy to make with your kids to gift their teachers? How about an easy-to-care-for terrarium. Or, just use our gift cards and attach to a plant you buy.
A mom is in financial need of being showered for her second baby but is concerned about the baby shower etiquette and politics of the South. Amalah helps out with some ideas.
It’s holiday party season. Your kid want a fancy up-do? Need help? We can show you how to achieve this look in five minutes!
A toddler has been experiencing atypical separation anxiety since her first few weeks of life. Her mom is not satisfied with the answers she has received thus far. What should she do now?
A reader fears she screwed up by letting her son wear non-gender-conforming clothing outside the house. I thinks he needs to cut herself some slack.
How long after a newborn gift should one *reasonably* expect a thank you note from the parents?
There are a ton of game options for the younger and older crowds, but finding something in the middle of too babyish and too mature isn’t easy. But we found some great choices.
‘Tis the season for a warm drink and a gingerbread cookie to perch upon it. We show you how to make these cookies. They would make for a great homemade holiday gift.
A mom is overwhelmed by the daily challenges of raising two young children in an overscheduled world. Amalah helps her prioritize.
This kid version of the world’s first 3D printing pen is now available. Is it a cool crafting tool or a toy, or both? What can you expect and should you buy it?
What should a typical 4-month-old baby’s nap schedule look like when nighttime sleep is going great?
While we wait to hear from my son’s top-choice college, I’ve taken to a somewhat unconventional coping method.
A mom has hit a potty training roadblock and needs help deciding which measure (of several good options) she should take next.
The big retailers have announced the Hot Toys of the Holidays! Now Alpha Mom reviews them and tells you which ones are cool and which ones are duds.
Teach your kid(s) to make the most delicious mashed potatoes; a definite life skill worth having sooner rather than later.
Thanksgiving is almost here, which means it’s time for me to confront my refrigerator (and confess about the horrors found within).
Teach your kids how to make their own crustless sandwiches and get one step closer to crossing making school lunches off your daily to-do list.
We show you how to make a Thanksgiving table photo centerpiece with recycled wine corks that will wow your guests.
This holiday season, Hatchimals have become the “must have” toy. Can you still get one at an affordable price? And is this interactive toy even worth it? We give you the lowdown.
A reader asks for help with a tricky situation: a best friend’s child with developmental issues is bullying her own child.
Getting ready for your college freshman’s first (or first longer) return to home? There’s much for which to be thankful, starting with having a game plan.
Amalah shows you how to make your own nuggets for kids that are not only packed with vitamins and low in sodium, but are less expensive than the store-bought version as well.
As you know, the Thanksgiving table is the center of all the action. Help kids get involved by making the place cards. We provide the template. They fill in the details.
You snap and yell. Loudly at your child. Now what?
Ready for a tantalizing array of taco recipes to help get you through Election Night? I’m here for you with some of my favorites.
How to you evict your toddler from your bed in the nicest way possible.