Big Kid

What You Need To Know About Children’s Cough and Cold Medicine

By Wendi Aarons

Are OTC cough and cold medicines effective? Are cough and cold medicine safe for children? Do natural cures even work? It’s hard to know which advice is best. That’s why we’ve put together the following cheat sheet of cough and cold medicine information for parents wondering just how to treat their sick child. Hopefully it’s advice that will not only help your kids feel better, but will help you feel better, too.

Alpha Mom Book Club: How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk

By Chris Jordan

Having said that, there is no magic formula for parenting kids (wouldn’t THAT be nice!), but I think that this book has helped me realize some areas where I can improve, especially when it comes to the way that I communicate with my children. I feel like this book gave me ideas to make things better. It is easy to get “stuck” in one way of doing something and not be able to see your way out of it, even when you know it isn’t the best way. How many of us have had the horrified realization of hearing our own parents’ voices coming out of our mouths?