Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a three-day observation starting on October 31. Its purpose is to honor those who have passed away. Calaveras (or artful skulls) are a common symbol of the holiday. Learn to make Day of the Dead t-shirts with your kids with our free skull stencil and tutorial.
by Chris Jordan
It is inevitable. We all face disappointments in our lives, many times out of our direct control. How we handle those disappointments is up to us. Teaching our children to weather setbacks and failures is one of the more important jobs we face as parents.
by Mir Kamin
The truth is that we all have times when we handle ourselves badly and our kids pay the price. The goal is to find a way to make things right and move on.
I’ve had Paris on the brain since I visited the beautiful city way back in 2005. In fact, I’ve recently written a children’s book, about my alter ego, called Secret Agent Josephine in Paris that will be released soon. So when it came time to think up some costumes for this Halloween, my mind went to all things French. Bien sûr!
My toddler won’t eat dinner, then wakes up in the middle of the night crying from hunger. How can I win this battle of the food wills?