That feeling when you decide late in life to bring a new baby home — the furry kind! Follow one mom's adventures into the wide, wild world of dog ownership.
This lasagna recipe is specially geared for kids and is part of our series "Meals Kids Should Know How To Make Before Leaving Home."
My four-month-old baby is a great sleeper but is starting to need to be nursed back to sleep in the middle of the night. Am I setting up a bad sleep habit?
A toddler is not interested in finger foods and also having a hard time self-feeding. Is this in the range of typical or something to be concerned about?
A reader wants to know how much is too much when it comes to managing new friendships for her tween after switching to a new school.
Start off the new year by remembering some great family times from last year. Here's how to make an annual family time capsule that's petite yet complete.
Kids can celebrate New Year's Eve with handmade these festive confetti poppers. Learn how to make them here.
My daughter loves mermaids and so every holiday is an opportunity for a mermaid-themed craft, including Christmas. Here I show you how I made this mermaid snow globe tree ornament.
Craft your own mini Christmas tree decorations with recycled cardboard. We show you how with this tutorial. It's pretty, easy peasy, and it keep your kids busy. Score!
An expectant mom's father is very ill and because his prognosis is not good she's debating the merits of announcing her pregnancy sooner rather than later.
Think using your phone in the car is dangerous but somehow end up doing it anyway? Here's how to break this reckless addiction.
Have a gazillion piece jigsaw puzzle that's not complete? Well, here's a way to bring new life through upcycling especially for a jigsaw puzzle fan this holiday season.
Valentine's Day is an exciting day for young kids so we created this fun (and healthy) lunch including a "love letter" sandwich and "heart" berries! Learn how to make one too.
Kids love emojis and what better way to communicate with friends for Valentine's Day? We've created these free printable emoji valentines for kids to share with their classmates at school.
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.
Maybe you've heard the Pink Fluffy Unicorn song? This valentine for kids to share with their friends and classmates is inspired by the internet earworm sensation.
I decided on a whim to throw an after school Valentine crafting party for my daughter and a few of her friends and it turned into an all out bonding session. If you're looking for ways to get inside your nine and ten year-old's heads, crafting might be just the thing!
These cute Valentines are perfect for a classroom of kids. Be sure to let friends know they are special with this cute little printable worm valentine.
Celebrate spring with four fun, flowery foods kids will love. These are perfect for a spring bento box lunch, or kids can eat them at breakfast or snack time.
Our favorite kids outfits this season to celebrate one of our favorite holidays, Valentine's Day!
The cutest napping duo of all time, Thoe & Beau, are now the stars of their own bedtime story. Released just in time for Valentine's Day, it makes a perfect gift for young ones or the parents-to-be in your lives.
Looking for an age-appropriate valentine card printable that your kids can pass out to their classmates and friends? We've got a free friendly card that's devoid of love-dovey messages and comes in more colors than just pink.
We have fun kids' valentine for kids to print out, make and distribute to their classmates and friends.
Inspired by the upcoming Chinese New Year-- Year of the Sheep-- we have tutorial for easy-to-make sheep face masks for kids. Super simple.
This Chinese New Year, it's Year of the Horse and we created an exciting paper mache horse mask.
It's tradition. Every year about this time I make a Chinese New Year craft printable. This year we are back into making paper animals. It's the Year of the Horse, and this craft is super easy.
The Chinese New Year is right around the corner (Sunday, February 10th this year) and since it's The Year of the Snake we thought we'd make a puppet that moves and wiggles just like a snake!
It's the year of the dragon. Celebrate the Chinese New Year with a dragon mask. It is super simple with this printable download.
Chinese New Year is right around the corner and we've got a new printable for you to color and put together! Since 2011 is the year of the rabbit, here's a fun little bunny for you.
If you are looking for a fun way to celebrate the Chinese New Year and Valentine's Day (both on the same day this year) give these fortune cookies (with a special message inside) a try! They make thoughtful little gifts.
Children + glass + twinkling lights = a super fun craft to help you celebrate the Chinese New Year!
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.
Don't ever underestimate the hours of fun that can be had with a deck of playing cards. Here are some great games and resources.
My sons and I love spending time playing The Game of Life. And, though obvious that they've updated LIFE through the decades, I’ve noticed that the board game still a bit behind the times on a few things. Therefore, I've put together some suggestions as to how to make The Game of Life current for 2013.
When your teen (who is on the autism spectrum) is still a poor sport, game time can be tricky. Sometimes there's a pleasant surprise in store, though.
A fabulous tradition to start during these cold months. Brrr. We tell you our favorite board games. Now it's your turn.
Oh, HELLO winter. And winter weather. You sure are on a roll this year. And like every year, you bring all kinds of skin annoyances to me and my family. Particularly: seasonal eczema. Thankfully, we've figured a few things out to keep comfortable and splotch-free.
A dry, itchy, flakey scalp is even less fun when it's attached to your preschooler.
The scary, confusing world of severe eczema.
We visited the Woodloch Pines Resort in the Poconos area of Pennsylvania and share how it's a fun all-weather resort for families with kids of all ages.
Looking to keep your kids (ages 4 to 10) entertained while also using their imagination? Check out the new storytelling Circle Round podcast.
If you're headed to the gorgeous Zion National Park, be sure to check out this family-friendly resort. Zion Ponderosa has lodging and activities to suit every taste and budget.
Best secrets from the road. What you must know before you do a family road trip with your kids from a mom who' been there and done that.
The Regency Hyatt Hill Country Resort and Spa in Texas (with 5 acres of water fun!) is perfect for families who want to spend some time together, and some time apart.
Last summer, after our stay as a family at the wonderful Snow Mountain Ranch for a few nights, both of my boys spent a week at Chief Camp Ouray and had a blast. It's the best way to experience the Rocky Mountains together.
Getting ready to hit the road? These are some goods to keep the kids entertained whether you're traveling by train, plane or automobile.
Keep kids busy on the road with these old school car games and low-tech toys. No chargers or screens required!